Curtis Schmidt New GM At Periscope
November 28, 2017 by Screenmag
Curtis Schmidt has been named the new general manager of Chicago-based Periscope Post & Audio the company announced this week.
A Milwaukee native, Schmidt spent the first decade of his career in Los Angeles, California. While there he rose from film runner to video editor. Working with such clients as Toyota, FOX, and Universal Pictures, his passion for post production translates into his relationships with the agency creatives and directors who have shared his suite. As his career advanced, he was brought on board to grow Post Production Departments in various companies such as Liquid 9 and Quriosity in Chicago.
Schmidt will oversee all areas of the company from client relations to dealing with the day-to-day operations of the company.
“I don’t think we could have found a better person to do this job, Curtis brings not only years of post experience and client relations skills but an energy that is catching," said Michael Nehs Co-owner/COO. "As we grow exponentially heading into 2018, Curtis is the perfect person to lead us forward."
Schmidt has an worked with Samsung, Lollapalooza, Verizon, Zebra Technologies, Miracle Whip, Pizza Hut, JC Penny’s, Wendy’s, Home Depot, Toyota, K-Swiss, The Onion, Sprint, Google, Bacardi, Yahoo, MLS, Camping World, Wyotech, Hillary Clinton Campaign, Get Covered IL, IL Lotto, Busch Gardens, BCBG, Major Soccer League, MTV, Jim Beam, Marmot and Gatorade.
“I am excited to further Periscope’s already impressive reputation as a top quality Post Production facility with unmeasured talent," said Schmidt.