Bob Giraldi: Director of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" Music Video

This week’s silent giant is Bob Giraldi the director of Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ music video. This was the second music video released on MTV from the ‘Thriller’ album and received 1984 American Music Award for favorite pop/rock Video and favorite soul music Video.

In this interview I chat with Bob about his upbringing in New Jersey, his collegiate basketball career, how be broke into film, and the makings of Michael Jackson’s groundbreaking video for ‘Beat It’


Corey Cambridge