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.
Video On A Budget: Account for Strengths, Weaknesses of Gear
By Adrian Gates · April 3, 2018 • A mentor once told me that it’s not hard to get Hollywood results on a Hollywood budget. It’s much harder to deliver on limited resources, but it is not impossible.
Lighting Design Software Guide: Deep Dive Into Two Options (Part 2)
By Christopher Eguizabal · April 3, 2018 • Dive into this second part of a three-part series about lighting design software, and how programs such as Vectorworks and LightConverse can best serve the needs of your church.
Lighting Design Software Guide: Making It Easier With What Works (Part 1)
By Christopher Eguizabal · March 29, 2018 • Dive into this three-part series about lighting design software, and how programs such as Vectorworks and LightConverse can best serve the needs of your church.
Set Design: Work to Design With Repetitive Elements
By Steven Hall · March 28, 2018 • One of the beauties of a repetitive set design is that you can create one hundred copies of the same thing. It is much easier to create a single item one hundred times, than to create one hundred items that are individually different.
The Role of an Audio Director: Work at Growing Members’ Walk With Christ
By David Leuschner · March 23, 2018 • What you do in your personal life counts. It makes a difference in how you act and interact with others around you. Those interactions change how you mix, and they also affect how others mix.
AVL Networking: Learning The Standards of IT
By Tom Noble · March 22, 2018 • Regardless of what happens as our industry merges with IT, we need to realize that with them being much larger than the AV industry, we have everything to prove.
AV Networks: Future of Audio, Video Directly Tied to IT
By Stefan Svard · March 21, 2018 • While there are a wide range of signal types to consider when thinking about the right AV network, the type of cable most often used for such networks is Ethernet.
Role of an Audio Director: Help to Shepherd Each Member of Your Team
By Mike Anderson · March 19, 2018 • The members of my team are not there to serve me, and to make my job easier. I am trying to train and equip them as best as possible to do the job of mixing.
Role of an Audio Director: Open Lines of Communication Key
By Ralph Hicks · March 14, 2018 • Time is precious, which is why you asked others to do that job in the first place. The best way to empowerment is training and coaching.
Role of An Audio Director: Team Building
By David Bonilla · March 13, 2018 • The aspect of training is a vital part to the role of an audio director, in their never-ending effort toward building a team, where you take the time to invest in each of your team members.
Streaming: Take the Time to Test To Learn What Works
By Tim Dougherty · March 13, 2018 • Resources in the video production and streaming industry are endless, with no limit to what you can accomplish using multi-camera systems, studio lighting rigs, high-end encoding devices, multi-staff teams, etc.
Role of an Audio Director: Finding a Consistent Weekly Mix
By Mike Anderson · March 9, 2018 • In this role, I would be part music producer and help guide their mix until it was in the ballpark, while teaching and explaining the what and why behind it, as we went.
Live Streaming: Before Planning to Stream, Account for Size of Church, Staff
By Brent Mann · March 9, 2018 • Depending on the size of your church, the option of whether to go with live streaming over podcasting is a worthwhile consideration.
Getting Started on Streaming: Begin By Building A Strategy
By Tim Dougherty · March 8, 2018 • Before you commence ordering hardware and evaluating services, as a guiding principle, consider taking time to establish a streaming strategy for your deployment.
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.