Phil Cooke

Bio: Phil Cooke is a writer, speaker, filmmaker, and media consultant whose work focuses on helping clients create platforms for influencing culture and getting their voices heard. His book ”One Big Thing: Discovering What You Were Born to Do” helps you find the great purpose and calling for your life. His newest book is called “Unique: Telling Your Story in the Age of Brands and Social Media.”

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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


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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Don’t be clever with the camera. Make it work for you. Read more


Most video interviews are boring and lacking emotion. Rule #1: Be as lean and mean as possible. The bigger the set-up, the more nervous an interviewee becomes. Read more

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Cuts and dissolves to a director are like periods and commas to a writer. It’s a visual grammar that has rules... Read more

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When it comes to creative work, productivity is far less important. Creativity is about blocking off times where you can think, read, and wander. Read more

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"...the lows from these speakers are very impressive. Full, solid, and musical." Read more

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Don't take chances and try to "wing it." Create a shot list during rehearsals. Read more

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