Making a Case for Books [Video]

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Making a Case for Books is a beautiful stop motion video short (7min) of four bookcases being made in a workshop (get the play on words?). The video is a sort of double whammy, as the video is a great piece of stop motion and an interesting video of bookshelves being built. Enjoy! ... Continue Reading

Bible Screen: Streaming Bible Screen Art

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If your church or ministry uses a projector or big TVs you might well display video loops and things on them as well as using them during services, etc. But those loops can get a bit samey (and can cost). How's about some great free Bible Art animations that area amazingly easy to use and work on just about everything? Well, I've found some! ... Continue Reading

The Power of Story [Video]

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Are you a storyteller? Videographer? Photographer? Writer? Or communicator? I've known church creatives to struggle with finding themselves on the mission field. Having a strong calling to pursue foreign missions with a background, education and passion for creative occupations can leave you feeling inferior to those who are pastors, teachers, and leaders. But hold fast. Telling a story is one of the most powerful things you can do...and that, my creative friends, is exactly what you were ... Continue Reading

Every Word Has Impact [Video]

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Every word and action has an impact. This YouTube video is a profound reminder that the kind of television, film and online videos we consume makes an impact on us individually as well as those watching them with us. Do you disagree? ... Continue Reading

Hyperlapse from Instagram

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Yesterday Instagram announced a new mobile app! While it's currently only available for iOS, I imagine it will hit the other devices shortly. It's called Hyperlapse and it's designed to create awesome time lapse videos quickly and easily. Just open the app and start recording. You don't even need an Instagram account! Here's a closer look: ... Continue Reading

A Year Without Video Backgrounds

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With the advent of cheaper projection systems and the "digital age," we have moved from hymnals to stage screens. Screens are more cost efficient and easier for everyone in the church body. Hymnals are hard to revise and as Christian worship music continues to increase in diversity and hit our culture at a much quicker pace, so we are able to be more dynamic. However, that doesn't mean we should throw the kitchen sink at it. ... Continue Reading

8-Bit Matrix Overdub [Video]

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This video hits on so many levels of nostalgia, I was ready to enter the Konami code straight into YouTube to get myself an extra 30 lives. YouTube user Phillip Raupach uploaded his 2013 Best Sound Design winning video, whereby he's taken an edited scene from the Matrix and overdubbed iconic 8-bit sound effects and music. The result is pure magic: ... Continue Reading