Jason Schmidt is directing his first feature length film, The Maneuver which will examine the exploits of a prolific life saver and American hero, Dr. Henry J. Heimlich. Schmidt has more than 15 years experience as a film and broadcast editor. He has won Emmy, Peabody and Murrow Awards and edited over 150 shows for nearly 30 series on 14 networks.
His past clients include HBO, PBS Frontline, ESPN, CBS, VH1 and NBC’s coverage of the Olympic Games, among others.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and two daughters.