DGA Visual History Michael Schultz
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Michael Schultz

Interviewed by: Donna Brown Guillaume

Michael Schultz recalls his career through four decades of directing, beginning in the theater, successes with Cooley High and Car Wash, and his prolific work in episodic television.

How Schultz got his first film directing break on To Be Young Gifted and Black.

Schultz discusses the essential qualities of a director.

Schultz describes how he grounds the actors in the off-stage experience of their characters.