As the founder of Waves, David started his video career in the event industry in which he won several awards for his films. Through over 15 years in the media business, he has worked with numerous brands including Toyota, McDonald’s, Keurig, Coca-Cola, 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
Hi. We are Waves Media, a full service video production team. We work to tell stories and create high end video content for brands, organizations, and people who are truly making a difference in the world. Our 15+ years of experience partnering with companies large and small has made us a reliable, effective group of artists who deliver on our promise of great story-telling every time.
Video is the leading and most powerful medium we have today to deliver a message, a story, an idea. At Waves, we firmly believe that. And we would love to hear what it is you want to tell. Contact us today to begin the conversation.
- David SchmitzOwner/Founder
- Jon SchmitzProducer, Designer, Editor
Jon graduated from Full Sail University as Valedictorian in 2007 and has filmed hundreds of projects since then. Jon specializes in post-production, motion graphics work, and audio engineering.
- Micah VomSteegContent Producer and Video Manager
Micah serves as an editor, content producer, PA, and drone operator with a passion to tell stories through high-quality videos. He has been in media production since 2017 and is currently studying Digital Media at Mt. San Jacinto Community College.
- Bill DarmonProducer, Editor
Bill has been producing video and media for over a decade and has worked on countless shoots, from commercial interviews to full features and cinema shorts to chasing motorcycles in the desert, and everything in between. He has founded Bright Rectangle and Immer Video and has been a big part of Waves Media from the beginning.
- Greg FarnumDirector of Photography
Greg has been filming with Waves since 2012 and has many credits as a DP, and is a go-to for all things video tech.
- Elizabeth SchmitzMarketing Coordinator
Elizabeth is an alum of Berklee College of Music, and a working singer/actor based out of New York City. She has performed at such venues as Madison Square Garden, and been in front of the camera for the past several years (most notably featured on CBS Sunday Morning). Whether it be recording as a voiceover artist, or filming a commercial, Elizabeth’s aim is to continue creating messages that matter.