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Visual History with Dwight Williams

Interviewed by: Phil Goldfarb

UPM Dwight Williams speaks about his 50-year career in television and feature film as a First Assistant Director and Unit Production Manager, including his work on Malcolm D. Lee’s Girls Trip, The Hughes Brothers’ Dead Presidents; working with the late Director John Singleton on Baby Boy and other features; and his extensive Guild involvement.

On Hustle & Flow with John Singleton

UPM Dwight Williams highlights Hustle & Flow, one of his projects with late Director/Producer John Singleton, and how he figured a creative way for the production to shoot in a neighborhood at a lower cost and with a directly positive impact.

On Using the Collective "Brain Power"

Williams discusses how he takes advantage of the collective “brain power” of a set by scheduling weekly meetings with department heads.

On Receiving the Frank Capra Achievement Award

Williams speaks about receiving the Frank Capra Achievement Award in 2018 and his philosophy regarding community service across his life.