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Eddie Schmidt

Eddie Schmidt is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker, writer/producer, and commentator, as well as the Board President of the International Documentary Association (IDA). Feature credits include producing, co-writing, and shooting the acclaimed and irreverent IFC documentary THIS FILM IS NOT YET RATED, producing and shooting HBO’s powerful TWIST OF FAITH (for which he was nominated for an Academy Award), and producing the groundbreaking teenage tapestry CHAIN CAMERA. All three films were released theatrically and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
For TV, Schmidt has directed, produced, and written documentary and comedy specials and series for HBO, IFC, E!, Lionsgate TV, Current, A&E, and Adult Swim. Since 2006, Schmidt has served on the Board of Directors of the IDA, a nonprofit community for nonfiction filmmakers. During the latter half of 2008, he was the organization’s interim Executive Director. Schmidt was elected President in 2009, and recently re-elected for 2010.
Schmidt is currently producing a new feature documentary on the singer/songwriter scene in late 60s/early 70s Los Angeles.

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Candyman: The David Klein Story - DOWNLOAD

$11.99 | 76 minutes

(2010)

Candyman tells the amazing true story of David Klein, an eccentric candy inventor from LA, who came up with the concept of Jelly Belly jellybeans. These colorful beans became a pop culture phenomenon, revolutionized the candy industry&hellip…

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Candyman: The David Klein Story

$24.95 | 76 minutes

(2010) - Executive Producer

CANDYMAN tells the amazing true story of David Klein, an eccentric candy inventor from LA, who came up with the concept of Jelly Belly jellybeans. These colorful beans became a pop culture phenomenon, revolutionized the candy industry and&hellip…

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Candyman: The David Klein Story - ON DEMAND

$3.99 | 76 minutes

(2010)

Candyman tells the amazing true story of David Klein, an eccentric candy inventor from LA, who came up with the concept of Jelly Belly jellybeans. These colorful beans became a pop culture phenomenon, revolutionized the candy industry&hellip…

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Chain Camera

$15.95 | 84 minutes

(2001) - Producer

Located in the cultural melting pot of Los Angeles, John Marshall High School has a student body that represents over ninety different countries. In CHAIN CAMERA, director Kirby Dick (SICK: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF BOB FLANAGAN) relinquishes&hellip…

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