Benjamin Schwarzschild is an American videographer, photographer, and entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, California. He is the founder and director of two video production companies, Black Shield Entertainment and Paws and Play Productions.
Early Life and Education
Schwarzschild grew up in Sharon, Massachusetts and graduated Sharon High School in 2014. He first became interested in videography while he was in middle school making videos with his friends. Schwarzschild would transform his hobby of shooting and editing videos into both an academic form of study as well as a professional career. He went on to attend the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he majored in communications and completed the film studies program at the school. He obtained his bachelor's degree in 2018.
Schwarzschild first started doing freelance video production jobs in high school and continued to do so in college. The subjects in his films would range from music videos to promotional videos for various brands, businesses, and events. Schwarzschild formalized his efforts in 2016 through launching Black Shield Entertainment and would post videos to the BSE YouTube channel.  In November 2019, Schwarzschild moved from Massachusetts to California and settled in Los Angeles, California. He is launching a niche video production company that films montages of dogs, Paws and Play Productions.