No photo available. Represent David Schmoeller? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,378 this week

David Schmoeller

Raised and educated in Texas, David Schmoeller began his career as a young playwright and was awarded the Texas Good Neighbor Scholarship for studies in Mexico, attending the Universidad De Las Americas from 1967-1968. In Mexico he studied theater with Alejandro Jodorowsky (El topo (1970)) and was mentored in film by legendary director Luis Buñuel... See full bio »

IMDb Picks

Of course Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is on our radar this month. See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about in IMDb Picks.

Visit IMDb Picks

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 9100 people
created 26 Feb 2012
 
a list of 56 people
created 26 Feb 2013
 
list image
a list of 15 people
created 30 Mar 2013
 
a list of 141 people
created 17 Sep 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of David Schmoeller's work have you seen?

User Polls

3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Puppetmaster
Puppetmaster Writer
(1989)
Netherworld
Netherworld Writer
(1992)
Tourist Trap
Tourist Trap Writer
(1979)
Crawlspace
Crawlspace Writer
(1986)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (25 credits)
 2013 Joyous (Short) (writer)
 2012 Little Monsters (writer)
 2012 Ha, Ha Horror (Short) (writer)
 2010 The Price of Beautiful (Video short)
 2010 The Rules of House-Sitting (Video short)
 2010 Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 2008 Wedding Day (Short) (written by)
 2007 Spanking Lessons (Short)
 2005/II Possessed (screenplay - as Billy Chicago) / (story - as Billy Chicago)
 2004 Puppet Master vs Demonic Toys (TV Movie) (characters - uncredited)
 2003 Puppet Master: The Legacy (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1999 Retro Puppet Master (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1998 Curse of the Puppet Master (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1994 Puppet Master 5 (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1993 Puppet Master 4 (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1992 Netherworld (screenplay - as Billy Chicago) / (story - as Billy Chicago)
 1991 Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1990 Puppet Master II (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 1989 Puppetmaster (Video) (screenplay - as Joseph G. Collodi)
 1988 Ghost Town (story)
 1988 Catacombs (written by - as Giovanni Dimarco)
 1986 Crawlspace (written by)
 1982 The Seduction (written by)
 1979 The Day Time Ended (screenplay)
 1979 Tourist Trap (written by)
Show Show Director (21 credits)
Show Show Actor (11 credits)
Show Show Producer (9 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Special effects (1 credit)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (18 credits)
Show Show Self (5 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Contributed to Francesco Borseti's book "It Came from the 80s!" Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co. (2016) ISBN-10: 1476666040, ISBN-13: 978-1476666044

Alternate Names:

Billy Chicago | Joseph G. Collodi | Giovanni Dimarco
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on horror films] The reason I like horror films is that they're very cinematic, and I like to think of myself as a cinematic director. Other genres are not necessarily as cinematic; you can do so much with horror. See more »

Trivia:

Attended film school at the University of Texas - Austin. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

Message Boards

Discuss David Schmoeller on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page