Church Video Conference

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Join us in Berkeley, California this summer as we spend two days teaching you everything you need to know about making video for a house of worship. We’ll cover making …

Infocomm 2018

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InfoComm is the largest, most exciting event in North America focused on the pro-AV industry, with 1,000 exhibitors, thousands of products, and 44,000 attendees from 110 countries.

Video Post-Production and Delivery: Part Three

In Extras, home_page, Video, Web Articles by tfwm

by John Chevalier and Bryan Cole

We end our series on video post-production and delivery, talking about storage and delivery of your content. Just like in the previous parts, how you intend to use your content will ultimately determine the delivery method, and storage that will work for you.

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The biggest challenge I see with churches embarking on a video ministry for the first time, is that they don’t have a process as all. This is mostly because it started with a volunteer, and his or her personal rig (for shooting and editing.) It evolved into a team, but the source content became scattered. “Who has the clip of the guest speaker from last Sunday,” you ask? “Oh, that’s on Jeff’s computer – he’s out of town on business.” Of course, that’s the content that your pastor asked specifically for in this weeks’ video news segment.

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Bright Idea: Using Laser Projectors to Enhance Houses of Worship

In home_page, Lighting, Web Articles by tfwm

by Rich McPherson

A house of worship’s purpose is to bring people together to share a positive message about faith, and when a facility is able to serve its members more effectively using technology, it translates to higher attendance and positive word-of-mouth – keeping current members coming back and encouraging new ones to join.

To meet these goals, many houses of worship constantly reevaluate their technology lineup to ensure it successfully engages the community and benefits the staff, and as new offerings hit the market, it’s important to understand the advantages of breaking away from the status quo.

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Video Post-Production and Delivery: An Overview

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by John Chevalier

Let’s start with a quick definition of “Video on Demand”. Video on demand (VOD) is a system that allows users to select and watch video content when they choose to, rather than having to watch at a specific broadcast time. This can be available to people on some TV’s, computers, tablets and mobile phones.

Deciding what video you want to make available largely depends upon your intended audience. This series is not going to address this in detail; however, let me put a few things out there for you to consider. Possible video on demand for your church could include; complete services, partial services, such as a worship & music video or the pastor’s message only. Because people tend to not watch long programming online, you might want to create a service highlight video that has a link to the complete service. Other options are special videos highlighting any number of things, such as special services, information on specific ministries within the church or even short vignettes that communicate a certain message. The options are really endless.

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Post-packaged Video for Social Media

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by Paul Schmutzler

Great video can be a great asset to a great church. But what is the most effective way to implement that video? It’s a key question to ask yourself as a church when deciding to produce videos. Going beyond the live service stream/record can enhance the reach and impact of your church’s ministry, but it can’t be done with a shotgun approach. Just pull the trigger and hope to hit your target. Creating a great video is not the same as utilizing a great video. In researching church videos for this article, I came across some spectacularly produced videos that had 100 or less views. These were created by churches with weekly attendance in the hundreds or even thousands. If the majority of their congregations aren’t even watching their videos, perhaps there’s something wrong with the strategy. Our churches don’t send teams to mission fields without hours of research and planning to make sure their resources are put to good use, so why would we do that with a complex, expensive and time-consuming video production?

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A.C. Lighting Inc. Celebrates 15th Anniversary!

In home_page, Industry News, Lighting, Video by Darryl Kirkland

A.C. Lighting Inc. is proud to be celebrating their fifteenth anniversary as the leading distributor of world-class lighting, rigging and video technologies in North America.

A.C. Lighting Inc. began operations in 2003 to support the growth of UK-based parent company’s business plan to meet the specific needs of dealers and end users in the USA, Canada and Mexico.

The company is the exclusive distributor in North America of world-class lighting and associated rigging and video technologies, including; Chroma-Q® LED lighting, Jands Vista lighting and media control, LumenRadio wireless lighting controls, ArKaos Pro media servers, and Prolyte staging and trussing.

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IHSE USA Products at CABSAT 2018

In Industry News by Chris Hardin

CABSAT 2018 Product Preview IHSE USA Stand ZB4-B30 IHSE USA Products at CABSAT 2018 Draco tera compact UNI — Universal Matrix Switch Supporting KVM, SDI, and USB 3.0 Sources The …