Carl Schultz

For other people named Carl Schultz, see Carl Schultz (disambiguation).
Carl Schultz
Born (1939-09-19) September 19, 1939
Budapest, Hungary
Occupation Film director

Carl Schultz (born September 19, 1939) is a Hungarian-Australian film director.

Early life

He left his native Budapest during the uprising of 1956 with his brother Otto Schultz. They fled to England, after arriving in London, they moved to Manchester. In 1958, Schultz emigrated to Australia by himself, where he worked for Australian TV, first as a cameraman, and then as a director.[1]


In 1978, he directed his first feature film, Blue Fin, starring Hardy Kruger. His more notable film credits include Careful, He Might Hear You, winner of eight Australian Film Institute Awards, including Best Director and Best Film; Travelling North, with Leo McKern; and The Seventh Sign, starring Demi Moore and Jürgen Prochnow.




  1. Peter Beilby & Rod Bishop, "Carl Schultz", Cinema Papers, Jan-Feb 1979 p207-209, 242
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