The best-selling author and executive producer of Bosch opens up to MPTV students about his own journey into the industry
Academy of Art University President Dr. Elisa Stephens, Executive Director of the School of Motion Pictures & Television James Egan and best-selling author Michael Connelly. Photo by Bob Toy.
Before Michael Connelly discussed the expected fate of TV during his visit to Academy of Art University on Thursday, April 9, he let the audience in on a tidbit from his past—he hadn’t always known he wanted to be a writer.
“I was following a more traditional track,” Connelly said. “I was an engineering major when I went to college, but I had always been a reader. It actually goes back to [when] I was a witness to a crime when I was in high school. I spent a night in the police station talking to detectives and so forth, and it interested me.”