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Once equipped with these five basic categories of gear that filmmakers need to create solid media, your church's film ministry will be ready for lift-off. more

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Make giant leaps forward in hardware, software, streaming and social media technologies now enable churches of all sizes to incorporate live streaming into their offerings. We explore five trouble spots churches should avoid. more

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Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kan., fuses classic architecture with 21st-century AVL technology and cutting-edge production. A strategic priority for purchasing decisions and programming elements: reaching people who haven’t yet experienced more

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Both attributes are ultimately granted to us by God. Perhaps the most important thing to recognize is where one’s unique talent lies and where hard work will need to make up the difference. more

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Good cinematography tools won’t make you a better storyteller, but they can free up hours in pre-production and priceless minutes on set. They can also unleash creativity and experimentation. Check out these mind-bending options. more

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Very few volunteers find their way into ministry without a personal invitation. Most are there because of a film team leader who made a simple, easy and personal invitation. You can be that leader. more

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Building an effective filmmaking ministry from the ground up presents a distinct set of challenges for tech directors and video producers. Here's how to "cast vision" for church leadership so they understand the resources and the gear that you need. more

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Accessible enough for volunteer operators to use, the switcher reportedly offers plenty of power under the hood for broadcast teams to grow into. more

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Good stewardship requires navigating a maze of different options to find the camera that’s right for the church you serve. These tips can help simplify the process. more

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Most of us can recall moments when God-centered media has elevated a worship experience or special event to a new level. How can we consistently repeat that result with our in-house media and continue the momentum? more

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There has never been a better time than now to find professional, affordable film gear capable of capturing cinema-quality imagery. You just have to know what to look for. Here, a little guidance from a church film pro. more

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The Teradek RT system promises a potent combination of total control, quiet operation, low weight and adequate power needed to control large cinema and zoom lenses. more

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Colorado's multisite Red Rocks Church shares its successful technical team structure, focus, plan and the beauty of storytelling. more

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The two may appear similar, but live production video and original church filmmaking are two very different creative endeavors. Which are you being called to execute? more

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If you’re having trouble prioritizing, ask yourself how many hours a month you’ll use the camera for each task, then select a camera based on the function that’s indispensable. more

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It may be tempting to regard very low frequencies (below 20 Hz) as more of a special effect, better suited to show business than to worship experiences. But this kind of thinking actually runs contrary to hundreds of years of church history. more

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For many church tech directors, selecting the best camera to function at the heart of a great IMAG system can be a daunting task—unless you know the most important variables to consider in the process. more

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If your role at your church involves content creation and video production, these six words should make your pulse quicken: new cinema gear for church filmmaking. more

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For the vast majority of us, the Christmas season can often be simultaneously the very best and worst time of the year. more

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The FS7 II is one of the best options available to church film teams looking for a camera that can switch-hit between cinema and documentary-style applications. more

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New camera offers a truly impressive list of specs, inside an extremely portable form factor, with packages available for around $6,000. more

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  • Alex Schwindt, Film Team Director - Hope Community Church

    Alex Schwindt is the film team director at Hope Community Church in Raleigh, NC. He’s also the creative director of Alex Schwindt Media at alexschwindt.com.

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