About • Wise River Productions Wise River Productions is based in Bozeman, Montana. Eric Schmidt is the owner and he has been scouting and shooting commercially for 20+ years in Montana and beyond. He is well known for his location scouting capabilities as well as being a reliable and resourceful local contact for productions that are looking to shoot in Montana. Whether it be in providing precise location scouting or assistance with coordination, Eric understands the aspects of a well oiled production and will bring a significant amount of experience to your table. If you would like to discuss your scouting directives or are looking for someone to point you in the right direction, please feel free to give him a call or shoot him an email.