Public Engagement

  • Faculty


    Chiz Schultz  produced the two-hour award-winning PBS documentary, Paul Robeson: Here I Stand; was Executive Producer of A Soldier's Story (nominated for three Academy Awards);  produced A Raisin in the Sun with Danny Glover; NBC-TV's Seize the Day starring Robin Williams and three independent features, including the cult classic Ganja and Hess.  Co-Producer of Spike Lee's recentt feature, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus. His two-hour documentary on Lorraine Hansberry for PBS' American Masters series was nominated for a 2018 EMMY award. He is in development of a TV sereis based on a Chinese conspiracy.

    Degrees Held:

    BA, Princeton University.

    Awards And Honors:

    EMMY nomination 2018 for PBS' American Masters documentary on Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes; Feeling Heart.

    Three Academy Award nominations for A Soldier's Story for which I was Executive Producer.

    International Documentary Award for Paul Robeson: Here I Stand. Producer.

    A Raisin in the Sun, PBS.  "Best Drama," San Francisco International Film Festival; Ohio State Award.  Producer.

    Part of the Family, PBS.  "Best Documentary", Venice Biennale. Producer.

    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, PBS. Peabody Award - "Best Children's Program;" EMMY nominee. Producer.

    The Independents, series, The Learning Channel & PBS. 1989 ACE Award for "Best Documentary Series."Producer.

    Betcha Don't Know series, NBC-TV. EMMY Award nominee. Producer.

    Current Courses:

    Producer's Role CT Lab (Spring 2019)

    The Producer's Role

    The Producer's Role (Spring 2020)

    The Producer's Role (Open Campus)