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Today on the show, I’ll share Part Two of my interview with Matt Fridg. Matt is a professional filmmaker, cinematographer and director. He shared with us last week some tips for video beginners. Be sure to catch up if you missed it – you can go directly to the Show Notes of that episode by going to twelvethirtymedia.com/060. In this week’s portion of the interview, Matt’s going to share some other ways and places that you as a creative can find inspiration for your content or experiences. I hope these tricks will help you.
10 PLACES TO FIND CREATIVE INSPIRATION
1. Other Churches
- Church on the Move
- Lifepoint Church
- Cross Point Church
- Vimeo Accounts
- YouTube videos
- Creative Market
4. Concerts and Special Events
- Go see Christian and mainstream concerts.
- Watch and take notes of creative things you see.
- Halftime of the Super Bowl
- Olympic Ceremonies
5. Nature / Coffee Shop / Change of Scenery
- Get away to a park, forest, somewhere to think away from your daily grind.
6. Network Television
- Watch for specific motion graphics, commercials, bumps, graphics.
7. Movies or the Theater
8. Candid Interviews that discuss Craft
- Larry King Now, Inside the Actors Studio, Charlie Rose, Podcasts
- Hobby Lobby / Craft Stores for Set Designs
- Department stores
Church Media Resource of the Week:
Out on the Edge by Mike Slaughter
This book calls on congregations to recognize and embrace the digital media reformation underway on a global scale. Slaughter slices through apathy and resistance to address how churches can reach unchurched people with the gospel. More about the book at Amazon.com.
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The Church Media Podcast is the definitive podcast for helping you create dynamic experiences and build solid Media Production Teams at your church. Hosted by Church Media Coach and Author, Carl Barnhill and produced by legendary Producer and Composer, David Michael Hyde, The Church Media Podcast is designed to give you the tools and confidence you need to use media at your church or through your ministry, where people meet Jesus and grow in their relationship with Him. In each episode, we dive into the topics of Church Video, Audio, Lighting, Stage Design, Volunteer Culture and more.