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Headed by Michael Schmidt, Fuse Box is a creative assortment of talent.

Mike was born on the outskirts of Nowheresville, Pennsylvania, where he spent his early years learning a variety of instruments, singing and playing in several rock bands.  As soon as he was legally able to do so, he fled Pennsylvania to attend Full Sail University in Florida, and then moved to Los Angeles.

Between 1998 and 2001. He worked as an engineer and sound designer at a variety of high-end facilities, including the Bakery Sound and Vision, Stan Lee Media, Ad Ventures, Post FX and Frame Work Studios.  His client roster included Disney, Universal Studios, ABC, NBC, Columbia Tristar, Showtime, Fox and many independent films.

As Chief Audio Editor and Mixer for Stan Lee Media Inc, he worked hand in hand with Stan Lee (Creator of Spiderman, X-Men, Incredible Hulk, etc.) on Sound Design for Stan's newest comic creations.

After being lured into Face the Music as their feature Sound Designer in 2001, he began getting back to his roots of writing music.  He spent a few years working with and learning the tricks of advertising music from (Information Society front man and composer extraordinaire) Paul Robb before taking off as a composer.

Over the past 9 years, Mike has written music for over 120 commercials and has recently taken on work composing for television and film.  His composing skills are complemented by his wide-ranging and cutting-edge vision of the sound designer's art, drawn from his diverse experiences in a variety of formats including Film, Television, Commercials, Music Videos, Theme Parks, and the Internet.