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Josh Swanson Films is a freelance videography company specializing in wedding videos, started in the summer of 2022 by media production student Josh Swanson (’24).

Josh wanted an opportunity to break into the industry and make connections, so this was perfect for him.

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He really enjoys meeting new people through this work, as well as helping clients with their need for video work.

Still captured from Maddie and Aidan’s wedding

Being a media production major at UNW, Josh has gotten some invaluable experiences including use of new equipment and making important connections. The school and professors have encouraged a mindset of excellence he brings into every project.

Still captured from an interview with UNW’s Dr. Hill

You can find Josh and Josh Swanson Films online or on Instagram

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