Filmmaking: Preproduction - Save Time, Money and Sanity
By Jim Sippel · February 1, 2017 • Every hour spent in preproduction can end up saving one around two hours in production and three hours in post production time.
Using Linux to Power Your Church’s Media Servers
By Todd Heft · January 30, 2017 • Linux, as a free, open source operating system, offers a number of software options, along with stability, which are two key values for a church tech team.
Can PTZ Cameras Enhance Your Worship Space?
By David Leuschner · January 30, 2017 • Such cameras work well at shooting hard-to-get shots like piano hands, electric guitar shots or drummers. They can sit low on the stage or out of the way and be preset to take the shots you need.
9 Values of a Millennial-Friendly Church
By Kathryn Binkley · January 9, 2017 • Understanding what millennials value and assessing how your church lines up with these values are the first steps to becoming a millennial-friendly church.
The Benefits of Using In-Ear Monitors
By Nathan Williams · December 27, 2016 • IEMs are key in helping to reduce stage volume by eliminating the need for stage monitors or wedges.
The State of Mixing Monitors
By Duke DeJong · December 21, 2016 • Over the last 15 years there have been tremendous advances in mixing monitor technology, helping us expand the way we can go about doing it.
Monitoring: In Ears vs. Wedges (Part 2)
By Grant Norsworthy · December 20, 2016 • A discussion comparing open speaker monitor systems with in-ear monitor systems.
Monitoring: In Ears vs. Wedges (Part 1)
By Grant Norsworthy · December 19, 2016 • It’s true that open speaker monitor systems — when used poorly — create huge sonic problems, especially in a church service setting.
Cameras and Worship: What Fits In Your Budget, Filming Ideas
By Ralph Hicks · December 14, 2016 • Consider whether it is the time to go HD, if you haven’t already. Do not fall for the hype about which camera to get.
In-Ear Monitors: Custom Molded a Worthy Investment
By Mike Anderson · December 1, 2016 • Why spend all that money on gear to get the right tone and then not be able to hear any of it, because you use iPod-style earbuds?
Want to Make the Jump to In-Ears? 10 Considerations
By Jeff Snyder · November 25, 2016 • From the musician’s perspective, one of the best reasons to use IEM’s is the ability to use Click and Cue tracks with your worship team.
In-Ears Are A Big Investment, But A Worthy One
By Brian Wilson · November 21, 2016 • The quickest path to peace and harmony is to end the battle between the stage volume and the main mix.
The More with Less Church: Seeking To Accomplish More
By TD Staff · November 14, 2016 • We are eager to give birth to new ministries, but are lousy at letting old ones die.
Paying Attention to Safety in Stage Design
By Steven Hall · November 9, 2016 • It’s best for anyone involved in rigging to have some formal training. If not that, at least some informal training from an experienced rigger is recommended.
Don’t Sweat the Challenge of a Fresh Set Design
By David Bonilla · November 4, 2016 • The task of creating fresh set designs is one that can seem daunting and stressful, but there are a few tips to keep in mind.
Latest ResourceFor Lighting Design, What Software Is The Right Match For Your Needs? (Part 3)
Dig into this final part of a three-part series that looks into choices for lighting design software, including Vectorworks and LightConverse, and how each can best serve the needs of your church.