Episode 056: Dropping Out of College to Building 2 Production Companies with Bobby Wagner

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Our Guest:
Bobby Wagner, lead videographer and studio owner of 2 production companies, is a New York native that has lived in Destin, Florida for 12 years. Starting his career as a video producer filming regional and national commercial for a creative marketing agency has given him an edge with dynamic and artistic filming. Growing up as a musician, Bobby naturally began using his love for music as the centerpiece for creating emotional captivating wedding and commercial videos. He truly loves learning about every couples and companies story saying “The secret to a perfect video is knowing everyones story and bringing their past and current memories to life.” Aside from professional videography, he is passionate about traveling, flying, and diving thus his production company's name; Land Air Sea Productions. Currently the Dominican Republic is his second home as he has been filming a foreign film for Sundance film festival for the past 2 years.
Story:
From leaving college as a sophomore to pursue his love of videography and creating two production companies, today we have our guest Bobby Wagner.
A few highlights of what you will hear:
  • Bobby’s journey from where he started.
  • Why he dropped out of college as a sophomore.
  • How he got into his love for videography.
  • His mindset in college and how he took the leap to drop out.
  • How he transitioned to full time entrepreneur.
  • What his daily routine looks like.
  • Advice for people entering the entrepreneurship world.
  • Story about how he was in a car crash -- how it changed him.

Impactful Quotes from Bobby:
“I just really enjoy storytelling and learning about other people.”
“My favorite part of filming is the traveling of the unknown of what's going to come tomorrow.”
“I thought I was going to be a music teacher.”
“Which was probably the scariest fork in the road that I had to overcome.”
“It took me about a month to say yes to the opportunity.”
“This is the hobby that I enjoyed doing to hey I can actually do, excel at, and make a career out of.”
“I continued my education in areas that I was passionate about.”
“I quickly realized that it was going to be more than just filming.”
“When I started the company I didn’t really know where it would take me.”
“Doctors, nurses telling me that I shouldn’t be here, which was definitely a eye opener.”
Connect with Bobby!
  1. Land Air Sea Productions
  2. Facebook
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