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The Church Filmcraft film festival is part of the Content Creation and Filmmaking Summit presented by Church Production LIVE! Events. Festival will include viewing sessions, group discussions & more. more

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Churches are eager to train techs on sound, video and lighting. But rigging safety? Not so much. This makes no sense when hundreds, oftentimes thousands, of pounds will be suspended above your congregants' heads. more

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As a technical team leader, it's important to focus on what's good about your productions and your team -- and not just on the weak points that need improvement. The idea is to shift a mindset of "if only" to a culture of "what if...." more

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If you're a worship leader looking for an app to make your job easier, this massive list probably has something for you. Check out all seven categories and share them with your tech teammates. more

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Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension hires Savannah-based AV systems integrator Stage Front to design and build a new intelligible sound system. more

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Three quick tips from a church lighting veteran to help you save time, money and frustration when selecting a new lighting console. more

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No matter how fantastic your church's teaching, a number of attendees will connect with your services based on the music. These tips can help pastors, worship leaders and tech directors work hand-in-hand toward a unified goal of bringing people back. 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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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. 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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Dismissing sound or saying it’s “good enough” might be the biggest mistake you could possibly make in your live-streaming ministry. But there are smart ways to troubleshoot before any trouble has a chance to start. more

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It doesn’t matter how much you pay for your new sound system. If the acoustical environment in your worship space is problematic, your worship sound will suffer to some degree. It’s unavoidable. Sound systems and church acoustics go hand in glove. more

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The bottom line of the parable and the mission of the workplace and health safety organization is this: we have a responsibility to see the Divine in others and to protect them. Do you see the parallels to the importance of safe staging and rigging? more

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A church tech travels to Japan and learns from Panasonic’s company philosophy of meichi, “to know the mission.” Some key takeaways for technical team members: that of joyfully giving our time and energy, and of leading people from suffering to peace. more

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In a nutshell, Elation’s Fuze PAR Z175 is a COB-based LED wash fixture with RGB color-mixing capability, zoomable lensing, and strobe capabilities. One of its standout features: brightness. more

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Plain and simple, people want to belong and to be part of something relevant. Our church tech teams can open up, invite people into the inner sanctum, and offer them an invitation to serve. more

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With the debut of 4REA4, Digico is reaching beyond the familiar confines of FOH and monitor world and out into the audio mixing, processing, and routing system of the entire church campus. more

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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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Now that Easter’s in the rearview mirror, what do we do with ourselves? Rejoice, reflect, and beware the strange lull.... more

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Most of us in church technical arts like productions to run a certain way. But don’t let fear become a roadblock to trusting that everything will be fine without you. It's God-honoring to learn to step away and recharge--and to let others step up. more

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Whether it's from an unforeseen circumstance, a natural disaster, or a speaker with sensitive subject matter, there will come a Sunday when you can't stream your church's message. Here's how to develop a back-up plan. more

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