We had the good fortune of connecting with Daniel Lawrence Wilson and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Daniel Lawrence, what do you attribute your success to?
To reinvest in your craft. I rebuilt my brand by spending money on my content and not only equipment.

What should our readers know about your business?
I feel like what sets me apart from others is that I’ve been doing almost everything for twelve years. Getting clients, hiring, estimates, schedules, execution, post-production, delivery, etc. So I have the creative and business knowledge to oversee the execution of projects from beginning to end. What I’m most proud of is just the body of work that I’ve been able to create these past five years. I’m not signed, I live in the middle of the country, I’m not exclusive with any production companies or agencies. Don’t get me wrong I’ve had plenty of great relationships that have helped me throughout my time but it’s been pretty awesome to get most things done myself. Consistently never giving up. That’s what it took to get to where I’m at today. Doing it over and over again without stopping. It wasn’t easy at times but if you love something enough you can go the distance. People. People. People. Challenges will always pop up and if you’re not with the right group it will make things even more difficult. Always surround yourself with the best that you can. The biggest lesson I’ve learned along the way is to have as many expectations established beforehand so that everyone knows what to anticipate. This includes dates, responsibilities, deadlines, payments, delivery, equipment, etc. It will help prevent so many problems that could come up in the near future.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would say that I owe a lot to my Dad who has been my mentor through this entire journey so far. He has over 30 years of business and has helped me tremendously with problem-solving.

Website: daniellawrencewilson.com
Instagram: instagram.com/daniellawrencewilson
Other: https://vimeo.com/daniellawrencewilson

Image Credits
RJ Hartbeck Darren Streibig Amy Schromm William Archetype

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