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Role of a Creative Director: Relax and Head To The Shower
By Eric Bramlett · November 21, 2017 • Rest is important as a response to burnout for obvious reasons — moving too fast with too many projects while overwhelmed with stress, is something that can’t be sustained.

Directing Creatives Is Like Herding Cats
By Daniel Beard · November 1, 2017 • As Creative Directors, we must find a way to manage our fellow creators that we serve with but still allow them the freedom to be creative.

Storytelling: Show Off the Life-Changing Power of the Gospel
By Micah Ogle · June 13, 2017 • Nothing is worse than showing up to an interview for a testimony video, for example, with someone you’ve never met, and sitting down for two hours to try and find a decent story to share.

Two-Way Street: Plan and Evaluate
By Greg Saffles · March 3, 2017 • Remember that our responsibility in the church is not to have the greatest Sunday morning services and processes, but to raise up and invest in the people God has given us.

Most Impressive A/V Photos of Summer
By Jessica Camerato · September 18, 2013 • Summer is easing into autumn and with that journey we take a look at the hottest A/V projects we saw. Blue Man Group, GE's massive video wall and the latest from the innovative Leon speakers are just some of the best efforts we saw.

What Your Church Needs to Know to Create the Best A/V RFP - Learn What Makes a Good Request for Prop
By Joy Zaccaria · July 8, 2013 • Expert tips on how to create the Best A/V RFP. A good Request for Proposal needs to have a clearly-defined scope. Understanding new technologies, the attention to detail that accounts for every circumstance needs to be tempered with the clarity that prevents it from becoming an overwhelming document.

27 Music Creation Apps for Android and iOS
By TD Staff · June 28, 2013 • While nothing will actually compare to playing physical instruments or gear, there are some great alternatives developed specifically for on-the-go musicians who need to demo a riff, master some tracks or just have fun with some very high-quality digital synths. If we are talking prices, the best audio apps will run you around fifty dollars (or more), but you can expect professional titles to follow such steep price points. I am talking about Cubasis, Cubase's mobile counterpart, and different Korg analog and digital synth apps that are designed to emulate their predecessors with precision.

7 Great Digital Audio Workstation Apps You Need for Your Mobile Device
By TD Staff · May 22, 2013 • The thoroughness of desktop DAW's meets the convenience of mobile compatibility. Check out mobile digital workstations like Cubasis, TouchDAW, NanoStudio, FL Studio Mobile HD, Auria, Audio Evolution Mobile and V-Control Pro.

Amp Up Lighting Controls Now - Important Energy Deadline Looming for Commercial Buildings
By Steven Castle · May 14, 2013 • States have a deadline of Oct. 18, 2013 to certify that they have updated the provisions of their commercial building codes regarding energy efficiency. The mandate comes from the U.S. Department of Energy which requires that states update their building energy codes to meet or exceed (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) 90.1-2010 codes, which amp up lighting controls over the previous 2007 version.

Tech Trends: Lighting Design and Integration for Your House of Worship
By Joy Zaccaria · May 1, 2013 • Trends in lighting design and integration include the use of a lighting designer in videoconferencing and other work environments and using controlling lighting wirelessly.

Best Pro Lighting Design and Installation for iOS and Android
By TD Staff · April 25, 2013 • When thinking about upgrading a lighting system or even while on the job working on a lighting system, it is important to have the resources you need for any design issue, this collection of apps offer reference materials, architectural examples, and on the go set-up resources for your iOS or Android device. Check out apps from developers like International Association of Lighting Designers, Develup, Pegasus Lighting, Philips Lumileds Lighting Company, Philips Consumer Lifestyle, B.V. and Wybron, Inc.

The Best IT Networking Apps for Admins to Keep Your Network Up and Running
By Dave Sniadak · April 25, 2013 • The best 25 mobile apps to help keep your IT network working smoothly. iOS and Android smartphone and tablet mobile apps for across the board IT management with the swipe of a finger. From back-end coding to task management and brainstorming.

LED Lighting Cuts Costs, but the Switch to It Should Be Done with Care
By Joel Shore · April 12, 2013 • LED lighting is a panacea for some, but for others the payoff may not be great enough to go ahead and make switch. Heat, control, dimming and cost savings should be carefully evaluated before making the decision. Learn more about switching to LED lighting.

The Cathedral of Faith Moves Its Message Higher With HD
By Dan Daley · March 27, 2013 • The Cathedral of Faith tapped Spectaveris to help it with its A/V upgrade. The churches goal is to provide leading technology to keep pace with the technology its parishioners use. To do this the church recently upgraded to HD. They now have five Hitachi SK-HD1000-TX1 production cameras and use a FOR-A’s HVS-350HS switcher to go with two control panels and two multi-viewers.

The Benefits of Hiring a Certified Technology Specialist (CTS)
By Christopher Neto, CTS · March 18, 2013 • Christopher Neto, CTS, discusses what it means to have access to a certified A/V technician. Not only do you have a person who has proven knowledge, but you can rest assured that person knows where to go for answers when necessary.

Latest Resource

Worship Facilities Magazine, September-October 2017
The September-October 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers a glance at a Granger Community Church, and their recent install of a Lawo audio mixing console system.

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