Rob Schmidt is an American film director and writer. His film credits include Wrong Turn and Crime and Punishment in Suburbia. He also created a pilot called American Town for Twentieth Century Fox. He directed a Masters of Horror episode called "Right to Die." His thriller The Alphabet Killer, which reunited him with Eliza Dushku, Martin Donovan, and Michael Ironside, has been picked up for international distribution by New Films International.
He is married to photographer Zoë Barracano.