Filmmaker Rich Waganer has a long history behind the camera. In 1984, Rich worked for Maryland Public TV and then he went to work as crew chief and staff videographer for the World Wrestling Federation from 1986 until 1995. In 1988 Rich made his first Independent TV show called “Fast Facts”, hosted by Mike Rowe. Since then Rich has expanded his Digital Video business, operating one of the largest video facilities in Eldersburg, Maryland. Rich has seven HD camera packages, full lighting, grip truck, vans, camera support, jibs, dollies, steadi-cam, HD switchers, and live streaming. Rich’s company serves various clients from corporations to the government. Recently, Rich started producing ads for use in Theatres.
Born and raised in Baltimore, Rich craft has lead him to admire storytellers, visual artists and even financiers who are into independent films. The Carroll County resident shot his own feature “The Devils Blind” four years ago and he was recently the Director of Photography for “A Modest Suggestion” by OxRock Productions, which was entirely shot in his facility.
In January 2011, Rich expanded the studio space into a large warehouse facility adjoining the current facility. Now Rich has thousands of square feet, high ceiling drive in and dock access. Rich has ordered new Sony F3 cameras with the 3D shooting coming soon. Ultimately, Rich wants episodic TV gigs, mini-series and even event gaming events to start from his home base. To learn more visit www.waganer.com.