Worship Facilities Magazine, March-April 2018
The March-April 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about how to prepare, prevent and respond to church violence, a look into what church management software can do for your church community, and a piece on how a once popular nightclub venue was transitioned to become Shoreline Church's new home.
View the Easter short film here.
In this 1:25 video, it took a day and a half for Brent Mann, the Media Director at Highland Village Church in Bloomington, Indiana, to handle lthe filming, audio, ighting, audio, effects, along with 4-5 hours of editing.
The equipment used during this filming featured a Panasonic LUMIX GH4 camera, attached to a AtomOS Inferno recording monitor to get the best quality possible.
To complete the film project, the end cost was $0. All the props, locations, and actors were from the church. The music was provided through the website Art List.
The people who served in the short film were Nathan Williamson, Rick Mauder, Jana Mann, Lacie Mann.
For smaller or medium churches, such a project is certainly possible, as Highland Village runs at around 230 people, and completed this project and another Easter-related short film for the past Easter season.
Soundcraft Ui24r Review: Ideal Choice for Musicians on the Move
By Adrian Gates · May 10, 2018 •
The Ui software far surpassed my initial expectations. The way the user can page from managing preamps, to working the main mix, to adjusting an aux bus is easy and natural.
The 4 Best Target Strategies for Getting the Most Out of Social Media
By Keri Rafter · May 9, 2018 •
As consumers spend more time online, new types of behaviors are increasing, including connecting with friends, following brands, sharing contacts, all especially useful for a church strategy looking at outreach.
Mixing for Streaming: Account for Differences Between Room, Stream Sound
By Todd Heft · May 3, 2018 •
Many components go into a successful livestream: lighting, camera work, lower-thirds, graphics, transitions and audio mixing. The last of these is often overlooked, though, when churches put together a streaming production.
4K Cameras: Camera, Lens Combination Crucial in Handling Tough Lighting
By Stefan Svard · April 19, 2018 •
With the upgrade to 720p, then to 1080p, and now 4K and beyond – that makes for far greater detail to be shown to your audience. This leads to the need for greater detail being paid to what you are capturing.
Keys to Reaching People With IMAG: Engage Your Audience
By Duke DeJong · April 17, 2018 •
For video to be an effective, natural part of the experience you’re creating for your audience, you must find the delicate balance of placing them where they can effectively support what is happening in your service.
Video on a Budget: Seek Cost-Effective Solutions Over Cutting Corners
By Marcus Hammond · April 12, 2018 •
Poorly designed and underpowered church video systems are oddly prolific. It’s your job, as a steward of the video system at your church, though, to instead push for the right tool in the right application, for maximum impact.
Once Finished, Make Intro Video Easy to Share, Find
By Karl Vaters · April 10, 2018 •
After shooting and editing the video, feature it on your website and Facebook page. This video will be one of your church’s main front doors, so treat it that way.
An Easter Short Film
By Brent Mann · April 6, 2018 •
One of two short films created for Highland Village Church in Bloomington, Indiana for this Easter season.
The Role of an Audio Director: Achieving Accurate Reproduction of Sound
By Gabriel Antonini · April 4, 2018 •
Unfortunately, many churches don’t place appropriate emphasis on the Spoken word mic. In a perfect world, all of our microphones will be of a premium quality. But if you must choose, put the highest quality mic on the pastor.
Social Media & Churches: Choose Platforms Selectively for Audience
By Jennifer Johnson · March 29, 2018 •
Instead of posting to six social media platforms, for example, because they are ‘there,’ use the ones that have the greatest impact.