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Are you knowledgeable about the components that make up a truly successful lighting design? Here are six functions to consider that make your lighting design intent more clear and your overall craft leaps-and-bounds better. Read more

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A one-of-a-kind church filmmaking experience, the Capture Content Creation and Filmmaking Summit will host the Church Filmcraft Festival. Capture, Aug. 6-7, 2019, is open to all filmmakers, producers and church film teams creating ministry content. Read more

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The tiny mic mounted on the end of a thin boom is well isolated from off-axis sound sources, maintaining a well-behaved cardioid polar pattern, CPM's reviewer finds. Read 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. Read more

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As a church TD or volunteer, your time is naturally stretched thin. So you want your daily doings to be worthy pursuits. These tips can help you implement God-honoring habits that actually stick--and make a true difference. Read more

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In all the time you've worked in production, you have probably never heard anyone say, “You know what we need? Less intercom." There are important reasons for that. Read more

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Technical directors deal with so much more than gear and technical issues. To be a successful TD with a successful team, we must become excellent communicators ... with people. Here's how to build that vital connection. Read more

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The U.S.'s second-largest Bible college put Teradek's VidiU Go to the test for live outdoor worship streaming, as well as for a staff meeting. Here, the college's digital media specialist shares his findings and feedback. Read more

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In the quest for higher quality church video production, it pays to give audio serious consideration on the front end. Some key attributes to consider: audio quality, low internal noise, and potentially--mic invisibility. Read more

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As production fatigue sets in and the long hours pile up, it’s time to remember the Reason we’re doing all this in the first place. Read more

Ministry

What does esports have that your church film team can learn from? A good bit, it turns out. Check out the three key areas our church film expert notes. Read more

Education

Video content on its own can miss the mark unless it’s catered to a specific purpose. Here are three critical purposes that can keep your church's video and filmmaking efforts on track -- speaking to and saving souls. Read more

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The BMPCC4K boasts a number of best-in-class features, beginning with the camera’s ability to capture full DCI 4K footage in 60 fps and HD footage at 120 fps (with a cropped sensor scan). Read more

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Access—to racks, to wiring, to devices, to consumables like lamps—is too often not part of the conversation during the systems design stages. Putting that concern earlier in the discussion can reap significant rewards later for your tech staff. Read more

Education

I don’t allow anyone on my tech team to say, “I am only.” I am only a camera person, or I only put up the song lyrics. Each one of us plays a role in reaching our community and beyond. We are here for such a time as this. Read more

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Lighting is about much more than making sure a set is properly lit. It’s about intentionally setting a mood, creating an atmosphere, and transforming a space into something new and captivating. Read more

Education

For a deep dive into professional loudspeakers, large-format video displays and all the technology that drives them, InfoComm is the best show in North America, and likely the Western Hemisphere. Read more

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It's tough to put much time toward training when you're already stretched thin. So oftentimes we wind up short-circuiting the process. Here are common training traps and solutions to help you train up your teams right--and see consistent results. Read more

Education

When planning its annual Family Fun Day event, church staff filmed mockumentary style, similar to antics in The Office TV comedy. Read more

Ministry

Freaky Friday family sized fiasco as both parents and children find they have to walk in each others' shoes to learn to love better Read more

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