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Rigging is an art--delivering beauty and engagement on one hand, and danger on the other. A CPM contributor shares a one-on-one interview with a renowned secular stage production rigger, gleaning smart advice for those in the church setting. Read more

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Easter is the time we often bring out the big choir and the entire local symphony to proclaim what Christ has done. But oftentimes with all that celebrating we run into some unique technical roadblocks. Read more

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A must-read on how to direct for the live audience from a seasoned pro and church consultant. One uplifting tip: Learn to be led by the Spirit. Read more

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Great lighting design doesn’t require a big spend. Take, for example, this advice from one seasoned church lighting designer. “There aren’t any ideas that should not be considered. You simply have to design the best you can within your budget.” Read more

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When things get busy, it’s the boring routine of maintenance that tends to fall by the wayside. But if your team puts this maintenance plan into place, you can expect far fewer equipment failures and headaches, which is always something to celebrate. Read more

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As a church filmmaker or media team member, think of us as your eyes and ears on the ground at one of the largest pro AV events in the world. Here are the top five products from NAB we think you should know about in 2019. Read more

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Church Production Live’s Capture – Content Creation and Filmmaking Summit sits down for a Q&A with the founder of Los Angeles’ Cooke Media Group. Read more

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Lineup of discussions to include, “A Clearer Vision, the House of Worship and the Arrival of 4K” Read more

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Experienced producers and directors know it’s easier to change an existing plan than create one from scratch at the last minute. So start planning early. Read more

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In the business world, technical directors have joined the C-suite. While church technical ministry may have begun with one guy sitting in a room behind a little glass window, technology in churches has evolved as radically as it has in the business. Read more

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Church techs are taking advantage of the company's free workshops, clinics and training sessions for audio, lighting and video products. Read more

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Compression has three vital functions: dynamic range reduction, peak limiting and envelope adjustment. Each needs to be understood to really apply dynamics processing effectively. Read 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. Read more

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Here's a plan for addressing "The Great Tech/Musician Divide," particularly when it comes to personal monitors. Read more

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The key to creating effective stage designs on a budget is to use your imagination. Simplicity and honesty are usually much more effective than the most expensive stage set. Read more

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It isn't enough to think of audio balance exclusively in terms of volume. Tonality and the way humans perceive loudness is equally, if not more, important. Read more

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Filmmaking and streaming are the hot topics today, but cultivating a photo archive of your worship experience is equally important. Here are tips to help make your stills even more powerful. Read more

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There are three points, actually. A CPM lighting contributor takes a look at them, basic as they are, because they illustrate that churches large and small can say a lot with just a little lighting intention. Read more

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Install Application Engineer serves as liaison to churches and faith-based organizations Read more

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