John Schmit

John Schmit

Film and Video Production

Area Coordinator
Film and Video Production

Office: 220 Lake Superior Hall
Phone: (616) 331-8510
E-mail: [email protected]

Curriculum Vitae


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.  He teaches courses in video production, documentary, and audio production.


MFA, Film & Video Production, The University of Iowa

MA, Communication Studies, The University of Iowa

BA, Media Arts for Social Awareness, Prescott College


  • CFV 125 - Media Production I
  • CFV 226 - Media Production II
  • CFV 322 - Documentary Production I
  • CFV 422 - Documentary Production II
  • CFV 482 - Sound Design For Film And Video


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