Getting the Most Out of ProPresenter
In this class we will take a deep dive into ProPresenter and look at everything from the basics to advanced topics like multi-screen, network capabilities, automation, customization and tips for creating great presentations and how to work with your volunteers. No matter what level of knowledge you have of ProPresenter you will learn something in this class.
Taught by: Brad Zimmerman
Video Directing for Live Events
The most important aspects of directing for live events are scalable. Whether you are working with two or ten cameras for an audience of 100 or thousands of people, the same basic principles apply. The challenge is knowing the practical steps to take in preparing for and covering each event. This class will help you move your directing forward by learning:
· How to evaluate competing values and make well-founded decisions
· How to be on the same page with producers, pastors, and worship leaders
· How to keep your volunteer teams healthy
· How to prepare for complex programs
· How to prepare for free-flowing programs
· How to develop the skills of your crew
· How to minimize mistakes
· How to do your best work
Taught by: Darren Niesley
Everything You Need to Know About Live Streaming
From Facebook to YouTube, cameras to switchers, multi-stream services to copyrights, cable types to codecs we are going to cover it all. Learn everything you need to know to get started or how you can improve your current stream all while doing it on a budget that your church can afford!
Taught by: Brad Zimmerman
Story Videos: The Art of Telling Someone’s Story Through Video
There is nothing quite as powerful as someone’s true life story, and there are numerous ways to lose that power through weak storytelling. In this breakout, we’ll dive into interviewing, how to craft the story, and different methods of telling someone’s story through video. From the idea to the interview to the edit, we’ll deep dive into best practices and real-world examples of different ways to communicate a powerful story.
Taught by: Dave Hunter
Volunteer-Friendly Video Directing: Building A Shared Culture of Communication
Does everyone on your video team speak the same language? Shared culture is a critical element of most high-performing teams. This session will focus on practical ways to build a robust shared culture in your video team that empowers both staff and volunteers. We will focus on concepts such as shared standardized language, information trajectories, error-checking strategies, distributed situational awareness, and robust communication systems.
Taught by: Wes Hartley