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Known For

The Net
The Net Sound Department
(1995)
Philomena
Philomena Sound Department
(2013)
Sonic Sea
Sonic Sea Sound Department
(2016)
Cui hua kuang mo
Cui hua kuang mo Sound Department
(1993)

Filmography

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 2017 The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee (TV Movie documentary) (sound mixer)
 2017 Rolling Stone: Stories From The Edge (Documentary) (sound recordist)
 2017 The Vietnam War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (sound mixer - 1 episode)
- Déjà Vu (1858-1961) (2017) ... (sound mixer)
 2017 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (sound - 1 episode)
- Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft (2017) ... (sound: additional)
 2017 Get Me Roger Stone (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2017 Parched (TV Series documentary) (sound mixer - 3 episodes)
- Global Water Wars (2017) ... (sound mixer)
- Toxic Waters (2017) ... (sound mixer)
- Money Flows (2017) ... (sound mixer)
 2017 Be Prepared to Stop (Documentary) (sound mixer) / (sound recordist)
  American Experience (TV Series documentary) (sound recordist - 6 episodes, 2006 - 2016) (sound - 5 episodes, 1991 - 2009) (additional sound - 1 episode, 2010)
- The Battle of Chosin (2016) ... (sound recordist)
- JFK: Part 2 (2013) ... (sound recordist)
- JFK: Part One (2013) ... (sound recordist)
- Clinton, Part 2 (2012) ... (sound recordist)
- Clinton, Part 1 (2012) ... (sound recordist)
 2016 Deon Cole: Cole Blooded Seminar (TV Special) (sound recordist)
 2016 Gerald R. Ford: A Test of Character (Documentary) (sound recordist)
 2016 Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement (Documentary) (sound recordist)
 2016 Sonic Sea (Documentary) (sound recordist)
 2016 Jackie Robinson (TV Mini-Series documentary) (sound recordist - 2 episodes)
- Jackie Robinson: Part Two (2016) ... (sound recordist)
- Jackie Robinson: Part One (2016) ... (sound recordist)
  Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (TV Series documentary) (sound mixer - 3 episodes, 2012 - 2016) (sound recordist - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Stories We Tell (2016) ... (sound mixer)
- We Come from People (2014) ... (sound mixer) / (sound recordist)
- Cory Booker and John Lewis (2012) ... (sound mixer)
 2015 Inside Einstein's Mind: The Enigma of Space and Time (TV Movie documentary) (sound) / (sound recordist)
 2015 Tap World (Documentary) (sound mixer)
  Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies (TV Mini-Series documentary) (sound mixer - 3 episodes, 2015) (sound recordist - 3 episodes, 2015)
- Finding an Achilles Heel (2015) ... (sound mixer: Location Sound Recording) / (sound recordist)
- Ep Two: The Blind Men and the Elephant (2015) ... (sound mixer: Location Sound Recording) / (sound recordist)
- Magic Bullets (2015) ... (sound mixer: Location Sound Recording) / (sound recordist)
 2015 Rosenwald (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2015 The Italian Americans (TV Mini-Series documentary) (sound recordist - 3 episodes)
- The American Dream (2015) ... (sound recordist)
- Loyal Americans (2015) ... (sound recordist)
- La Famiglia (2015) ... (sound recordist)
 2014 Parables of War (Documentary short) (sound mixer - as Leonard Schmitz)
 2014 Years of Living Dangerously (TV Series documentary) (additional sound mixer - 2 episodes)
- Winds of Change (2014) ... (additional sound mixer)
- The Surge (2014) ... (additional sound mixer)
 2014 Mission Blue (Documentary) (sound)
 2013 Morgenthau: Three Men, Three Generations, One Fight (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2013 Seriously Amazing Objects (TV Series) (sound recordist - 2 episodes)
- Melting Pot (2013) ... (sound recordist)
- Trailblazers (2013) ... (sound recordist)
 2013 Philomena (boom operator: Washington DC - as Lenny Schmitz)
 2013 Tanked (TV Series) (audio - 1 episode)
- Popcorn on the High Seas (2013) ... (audio)
 2013 Argo: Inside Story (TV Movie documentary) (sound)
 2013 House of Cards (TV Series) (boom operator - 1 episode)
- Chapter 8 (2013) ... (boom operator)
 2012 My Brother Marvin (Documentary) (sound recordist)
 2012 America Revealed (TV Series documentary) (sound mixer - 1 episode)
- Electric Nation (2012) ... (sound mixer - as Leonard Schmitz)
 2001-2012 Nova (TV Series documentary) (sound recordist - 6 episodes)
- Cracking Your Genetic Code (2012) ... (sound recordist)
- Power Surge (2011) ... (sound recordist)
- What Darwin Never Knew (2009) ... (sound recordist)
- Ghost in Your Genes (2007) ... (sound recordist)
- Wright Brothers' Flying Machine (2003) ... (sound recordist)
 2011 Addiction Incorporated (Documentary) (sound recordist)
 2011 Earth Overhaul (TV Movie documentary) (sound recordist)
 2011 Semper Fi: Always Faithful (Documentary) (sound)
 2011 Out of the Ashes: 9/11 (Documentary) (sound mixer)
 2010 Modern Marvels (TV Series documentary) (sound - 2 episodes)
- Made in the USA (2010) ... (sound)
- Built to Last (2010) ... (sound)
 2010 The Real Housewives of D.C. (TV Series) (sound mixer - 6 episodes)
- Party Politics (2010) ... (sound mixer)
- Nation Building (2010) ... (sound mixer)
- Perception Gap (2010) ... (sound mixer)
- Securing Homeland (2010) ... (sound mixer)
- Special Interests (2010) ... (sound mixer)
 2010 Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (TV Series documentary) (sound mixer - 4 episodes)
- Know Thyself (2010) ... (sound mixer)
- Making America (2010) ... (sound mixer)
- Becoming American (2010) ... (sound mixer)
- Our American Stories (2010) ... (sound mixer)
 2010 Casino Jack and the United States of Money (Documentary) (location sound)
 2009 Cowboys & Outlaws (TV Series documentary) (sound - 2 episodes)
- Billy the Kid (2009) ... (sound)
- The Real Lonesome Dove (2009) ... (sound)
 2009 The National Parks: America's Best Idea (TV Mini-Series documentary) (sound recordist - 6 episodes)
- The Morning of Creation: 1946-1980 (2009) ... (sound recordist)
- Great Nature: 1933-1945 (2009) ... (sound recordist)
- Going Home: 1920-1933 (2009) ... (sound recordist)
- The Empire of Grandeur: 1915-1919 (2009) ... (sound recordist)
- The Last Refuge: 1890-1915 (2009) ... (sound recordist)
 2009 Soul of a People: Writing America's Story (TV Movie documentary) (sound mixer)
 2009 Nova ScienceNow (TV Series documentary) (sound recordist - 9 episodes)
- Public Genomes (2009) ... (sound recordist)
- Mystery of the Gakkel Ridge (2009) ... (sound recordist)
- Profile: Maydianne Andrade (2009) ... (sound recordist)
 2009 A Capitol Fourth (TV Special) (sound mixer)
 2009 Somali Pirate Takedown: The Real Story (TV Movie documentary) (sound - as Lenny Schmitz)
 2002-2009 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (sound - 6 episodes)
- The Madoff Affair (2009) ... (sound)
- My Father, My Brother and Me (2009) ... (sound)
- The Soldier's Heart (2005) ... (sound)
- Diet Wars (2004) ... (sound)
- The Other Drug War (2003) ... (sound)
 2009/I Outrage (Documentary) (production sound)
  Nature (TV Series documentary) (sound recordist - 2 episodes, 2000 - 2009) (sound - 1 episode, 2001)
- The Loneliest Animals (2009) ... (sound recordist)
- The Panda Baby (2001) ... (sound)
- The Urban Elephant (2000) ... (sound recordist)
 2009 Known Universe (TV Series documentary) (sound recordist - 1 episode)
- The Biggest and Smallest (2009) ... (sound recordist - uncredited)
 2009 Looking for Lincoln (TV Movie) (sound mixer) / (sound recordist)
 2009 Inside (TV Series documentary) (sound - 1 episode)
- American Nazis (2009) ... (sound)
 2009 Body Politic (TV Movie) (boom operator)
 2009 On Board Air Force One (TV Movie documentary) (sound mixer)
 2009 On Board Marine One (TV Movie documentary) (sound mixer)
 2007 Prince Among Slaves (Documentary) (audio engineer)
 2007 Ocean of Fear (TV Movie documentary) (documentary sound)
 2006-2007 Koppel on Discovery (TV Series) (sound mixer - 2 episodes)
- Living with Cancer (2007) ... (sound mixer)
- The Price of Security (2006) ... (sound mixer)
 2007 Taxi to the Dark Side (Documentary) (additional sound)
 2007 The Hidden Epidemic: Heart Disease in America (TV Movie documentary) (sound)
 2007 Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience (Documentary) (production sound recordist)
 2007 The Supreme Court (TV Series) (sound - 2 episodes)
- The Rehnquist Revolution (2007) ... (sound)
- A Nation of Liberties (2007) ... (sound)
 2005 Peter Jennings Reporting: UFOs - Seeing Is Believing (TV Movie documentary) (sound)
 2005 Sometimes in April (TV Movie) (sound mixer: Washington D.C.)
 2004 Decisions That Shook the World (TV Mini-Series documentary) (sound - 3 episodes)
- FDR and World War II (2004) ... (sound)
- Reagan and the Cold War (2004) ... (sound - as Len Shmitz)
- LBJ and the Civil Rights Movement (2004) ... (sound - as Len Shmitz)
 2004 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (sound - 1 episode)
- The Political Dr. Seuss (2004) ... (sound)
 2000-2004 Understanding (TV Series) (sound - 3 episodes)
- The Power of Genes (2004) ... (sound)
- Fire (2000) ... (sound - as Leonard Schmitz)
- Uncertainty ... (sound - as Leonard Schmitz)
 2004 Innovation: Life, Inspired (TV Series documentary) (sound - 1 episode)
- Light Speed (2004) ... (sound)
 2003 Return to Kitty Hawk: 100 Years of Flight (TV Movie documentary) (sound recordist)
 2003 Peter Jennings Reporting: The Kennedy Assassination - Beyond Conspiracy (TV Movie documentary) (location sound mixer)
 2003 The Ballad of Bering Strait (Documentary) (location sound)
 2002 Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat (Documentary) (sound recordist - as Leonard Schmitz)
 2002 Between Two Worlds (Video documentary short) (sound)
 2000 It Took Brave Men: Deputy U.S. Marshals of Fort Smith (Documentary short) (sound)
 2000 21st Century Medicine (TV Series) (sound - 1 episode)
- Bionic Breakthroughs (2000) ... (sound)
 1999 Africa's Dinosaur Giants (TV Movie documentary) (sound)
 1999 Great Books (TV Series documentary) (sound - 1 episode)
- Pride and Prejudice (1999) ... (sound)
 1998 John Glenn: American Hero (TV Movie documentary) (sound)
 1998 The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (Documentary) (sound recordist: Washington DC)
 1996 Touched by a Dolphin (TV Movie documentary) (sound mixer)
 1995 Twilight of the Dogs (sound mixer)
 1995 The Net (boom operator: Washington DC)
 1993 Cui hua kuang mo (sound designer - as Leonard Schmitz)
 1992 Invader (sound engineer - as Leonard Schmitz)
 1990 Local Heroes, Global Change (TV Series documentary) (additional sound - 1 episode)
- Against the Odds (1990) ... (additional sound - as Leonard Schmitz)
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