John Schmit

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Title: Associate Professor

Field of Study: Film & Video Production

Office: 220 LSH

Phone: 616-331-8510



John Schmit is a documentary filmmaker, focusing primarily on issues related to environmental sustainability. His latest work is Lake Invaders: The Fight For Lake Huron. His work ranges from nonfiction to experimental in a pursuit to infuse documentary with formal sophistication. His work has been selected for numerous film festivals and broadcast.


Video production, documentary, audio production, and sound design.


BA, Prescott College; MA, MFA, The University of Iowa