Educator-writer-director-producer David Schmoeller recently completed producing THOR AT THE BUS STOP, the feature film debut of writer-director Jerry Thompson and Mike Thompson.   
The movie tells the story of the mythical Thor who is making a journey through a contemporary suburban neighborhood to fight a giant serpent. Thor starts a chain reaction of story lines involving a group of characters, each of whom is making their own life-changing journeys. Thor will die this day and in the process, change the lives of everyone - and save the world.  But no one will care.  THOR AT THE BUS STOP will have its World Premiere at Cinevegas, 2009. (THOR trailer can be seen at http://thoratthebusstop.com).

Schmoeller is a Department of Film Associate Professor in film production at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and supervises the UNLV Short Film Archive.  Before academia, Schmoeller was a Hollywood feature film and television writer-director for three decades. Details can be found on IMDB.com.

In June of 2007, Schmoeller’s short film SPANKING LESSONS won the Jury Award as Best Nevada Filmmaker at the 2007 Cinevegas Film Festival. It currently plays on broadcast television internationally.

In March, 2007, Schmoeller was a Visiting International Artist at Objectifs Centre for Photography & Filmmaking in Singapore where he shot the Singapore segment of WEDDING DAY, a 25 minute short film, currently making the world-wide festival circuit (screened at the L'Agence du Court Metrage in Paris, France and by OBJECTIFSfilms at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival in the Best of Asian Shorts distributors screening in France, 2008; Dam Short Film Festival, Syracuse International Film Festival and Cinevegas in 2008).  WEDDING DAY tells the story of three brides and three loves stories: one in Las Vegas, one in Paris and one in Singapore. The short is in French, Chinese and English - with English subtitles.

Schmoeller was honored on January 26, 2007 in Paris by the Cinémathèque Française with a TRIBUTE TO DAVID SCHMOELLER SCREENING, showing two of his early features (the cult classic films “Tourist Trap” and “Crawlspace” as well as his celebrated short documentary on directing enfant terrible Klaus Kinski: “Please Kill Mr. Kinski”).  Schmoeller was present for a Q&A (see link below).  


Schmoeller has been an internationally recognized feature film and television writer-director (nine feature films, hours of network television and numerous award-winning shorts) for over three decades.  He has numerous feature film projects in development including: LITTLE MONSTERS, a crime drama; NEON DESERT, a romantic-comedy and THE BLIND PHOTOGRAPHER, a crime thriller.