As the founder of Waves, David started his video career in the event industry in which he won several awards for his films. Through 13 years in the media business, he has worked with numerous brands including Toyota, McDonald’s, FORTUNE, and many more. A life long musician, video editor, and on-set director, David puts life into every story he tells.
Waves Video Production
Waves Media is a full-service video production company serving San Diego and Boston, and all around the country. We combine cinematic visuals with powerful storytelling, to create engaging and compelling videos that can capture your audience. We produce videos of all kinds, from explaining your product or service, to interview style narratives, to full-on motion graphics pieces and much more.
- David SchmitzOwner/Founder
- Jon SchmitzOwner/Manager
Jon graduated from Full Sail University as Valedictorian in 2007 and has filmed hundreds of projects since then. As the primary Director of Photography for Waves, he specializes as well in post-production, motion graphics work, and audio engineering.
- Bill DarmonProducer
- Greg FarnumDirector of Photography
Greg has been filming with Waves since 2012 and has many credits as a DP, and is our go-to for all things video tech.
- Luke StoughtonGrip/P.A.
Luke has been working with Waves for years as a grip and P.A. and also specializes in graphic design.
- Chris PerezGrip/P.A.
Chris interned with Waves in 2018 and since then has graduated from the University of New Hampshire for Communication Arts. Chris is a powerful part of the team and has worked on many sets with Waves since joining forces.