Filmcraft

What Stories Have You Captured?

When you look around your church and community, there are stories all over the place. Capture Summit wants to see the ones you’ve brought to life.

Our Church Filmcraft Festival provides the open forum. Submit yours for a chance to be shown in a laid-back Capture Summit session with your fellow filmmakers.

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Here are some past entries from fellow filmmakers, content creators and past Capture attendees.

White Noise 2K16 Promo

Promo - Weston Balogh

Promotional / Teaser video for our yearly youth conference. This year the focus was on guarding your heart.

 

Church Size: 501-1,000

Location: Winston-Salem, NC

God's Heart for the Nations: A BFG on Mission

Testimonial - Sunjay Armstead

Jing and Maomei are living proof of how God works across nations. Today, they are part of a discipleship class that is living on mission. But what does that look like?

 

Church Size: 501-1,000

Location: Apex, NC

Bright Hope Pregnancy Supports Centers

Promo - Cara Saliby

​NC4 (New Covenant Christian Community Church) had the privilege of producing and underwriting this promotional video for Bright Hope, a pregnancy support center located in the Lehigh Valley. The goal of this video is to inform area churches, businesses, and individuals about all the ways Bright Hope is making a positive difference in our community. It is our hope that this video will inspire viewers to support this life-giving ministry! To learn more about Bright Hope, visit: www.brighthopecenters.org

 

Church Size: 0-500

Location: Bethlehem, PA

Book of Daniel Bible Study - How to Live a Godly Life in an Ungodly World

Promo - Sonia Williams, Orange Grove Missionary Baptist Church

Promo for new bible study presented by the Christian Education Department for the Young Adult age group.

 

Church Size: 501-1,000

Location: Durham, NC

Overcoming - Lorna's Story

Testimonial - Michael Yarborough, Raleigh North Christian Center

Lorna's story is a testimonial video about Lorna's breakthrough as she dealt with and battled depression, the influence of the church/ministry, and her deliverance from God. 

 

Church Size: 1,001-2,000

Location: Raleigh, NC

The Story

The Gospel - Jon Waller, Calvary Baptist Church

The Gospel presented in a spoken-word poetry format.

 

Church Size: 0-500

Location: Woodbridge, VA

Roar

Sermon Bumper - Caleb Todd, RockFish Church

Sermon Bumper for the sermon series "ROAR."

 

Church Size: 2,001 - 5,000

Location: Fayetteville, NC

Jena's Story

Testimonial - Sarah Fishbein, Hope Community Church

This is a story we played in our Easter service.

 

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Raleigh, NC

Hope Community Church - 25th Anniversary

Promo - Sarah Fishbein, Hope Community Church

This video was used to celebrate Hope's 25th Anniversary.

 

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Raleigh, NC

Why, How and What

Promo - Sarah Fishbein, Hope Community Church

We took our founding pastor on a ride to learn more about what it means to follow Christ.

 

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Raleigh, NC

Volunteer Celebration

Promo - Zach Blackburn, Grace Bible Church

Probably the best-worst video you will watch today!

 

Church Size: 1,001-2,000

Location: Virginia Beach, VA

Living Hope

Worship - Sarah Fishbein, Hope Community Church

This video was used within the message during our Easter services. We needed a moment to teach out of, give a lesson and it ended with the congregation in Praise. We used graphics, green screen and Cinema 4D.

 

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Raleigh, NC

Summers Best Week 2019

Promo - Zach Blackburn, Grace Bible Church

Every church has a VBS but do they have a Summer's Best Week?

 

Church Size: 1,001-2,000

Location: Virginia Beach, VA

Good News Cruise

Promo - Bruce Cripps, Bull Street Baptist Church

Music video recap of 2017 Vacation Bible School at Bull Street Baptist Church in Savannah, GA. Music video technique is quite simple with little cost and is a good way for churches to make impressive summarizing recaps of special events even if it is their first video project. Spring for higher end equipment as the church get better at it.

 

Church Size: 0-500

Location: Savaannah, GA

Original Music: Jimmy Travis Getzen, Gail Getzen

VBS Director: Parker Moore

Video Production: Bruce Cripps

The Beauty of Easter

Testimonial - Zach Blackburn, Grace Bible Church

Celebrate Recovery is an important ministry within our church and the results truly show God's grace. Easter is the embodiment of Grace.

 

Church Size: 1,001-2,000

Location: Virginia Beach, VA

Cedars of Lebanon

Promo - Bruce Cripps, Baptist Camp & Conference Center

Relaxing and beautiful musical recap of activities at Baptist Camp Lebanon in NJ simply made by combining short video clips of camp activities and setting them to a wonderful song (Cedars of Lebanon) recorded by the Taylors to raise money for the camp (the song is still available from Amazon).

 

Church Size: 0-500

Location: Lebanon, NJ

Music Recorded: The Taylors

Original Music: Reverand Grace Scarle-Taylor

Video Production: Bruce Cripps

Welcome to the Promise Land

Sermon Bumper - Sarah Fishbein, Hope Community Church

This is the bumper for our last sermon series "Origin Story - Welcome to the Promise Land."  This 100% animated

 

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Raleigh, NC

The Greatest Showman

Promo - Zach Blackburn, Grace Bible Church

At Grace Bible Church we value the people that help our church operate on a day-to-day basis: the volunteers! Each year we have a celebration to honor them and make them feel loved. This year we went with the theme of The Greatest Showman. Adapted from the actual movie here is our Greatest Show!

Church Size: 1,001-2,000

Location: Virginia Beach, VA

More Than Conquerers

Promo - Andrew Crawford, Watersprings Church

Promo for a men's conference called "More Than Conquerers" based on Romans 8:37.

 

Camera: Panasonic GH-4, Sony NEX-5n

Editing/Post: Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects
Special Technique: I used a green screen and composed the army out of a single actor in slightly different costume, with slightly different posses.

Graphic Design: Ashley Brown
Actor: Stephen Weimer

Church Size: 1,001-2,000

Location: Idaho Falls, ID

The Journey Home

Promo - Jeremy McKnight, Trailhead Church

This was a promotional video for a giving campaign to purchase and renovate a warehouse for our church home. Each shot was at a location that the church has gathered in.

 

Church Size: 0-500

Location: Graham, NC

The Big Fix

Trailer - Micah Caronna, Living Word Family Church

A disconnected father and an overbearing mother are always at odds with their teenage kids, and especially with each other. In a selfish attempt to change the other, they pray for help only to find themselves trapped in the other's body. Now the kids are king of the jungle running their parent's restaurant, while the parents are thrown back into the wilderness of high school. They have to learn to cooperated and love each other if they're going to make it out alive!

 

Church Size: 501-1,000

Location: Wake Forest, NC

Evangelism at Work

Promo - Chris New, Lutheran Church of Hope

Patrick demonstrates some poor judgement on how to share your faith in the workplace. He and Gary have a discussion about the RIGHT way to proclaim Jesus to those around you!

 

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: West Des Moines, IA

Peter Mangi's Story

Testimonial - Jesse Henning, newhope church

Peter Mangi's Story is about how God led a boy from the slums of Africa to newhope Church in Thika, Kenya, where he became the Children's minister to lead others like he was away from a path that leads to death and towards the one who gives eternal life.

 

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Durham, NC

Family Fun Day: The Church Office

Promo - Tiffany Murphy, Osborne Family Church

This promo video goes behind the scenes. Filmed on site, with some of our staff members, making fun of our typical "talking head" promo videos.

 

Church Size: 2,001 - 5,000

Location: Eden, NC

Norfolk Ground Breaking

Promo - Zach Blackburn, Grace Bible Church

Every church's goal is to grow and spread the love of Jesus. At Grace Bible Church progress is booming and we always want to point to the Lord for our consistent growth.

 

Church Size: 1,001-2,000

Location: Virginia Beach, VA

Heather Bennett's Story

Testimonial - Jesse Henning, newhope church

Heather Bennett's Story is a journey of faith and miraculous healing. Unable to find a proper diagnosis after many consults with physicians, Heather and her husband have to make difficult decisions to uproot their family in pursuit of a cure. What they didn't expect was how the cure would manifest itself.

 

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Durham, NC

Carded

Concept Film Short - Mark Baird and Susan Shearer

Originally submitted to the 168 Film Festival and won the Evangelista Award for the film in the KidVid category in 2016. Two young boys learn their private lives may not be so private after an unsuccessful stop at the neighborhood video game store.

The Jump

Promo - Jesse Henning, newhope church

The Jump Commercial is a short video to promo newhope Church via TV broadcast. Some things in life may be thrilling, but are not very hopeful, whereas a life in Christ is both thrilling and hopeful.

 

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Durham, NC

At the Movies

Promo - Ryan Geesaman, LCBC Church

Director: Ryan Geesaman

Actor: Ben Brewer

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Manheim, PA

Bria's Story

Testimonial - Tyler Vincent, Hope Community Church

Bria’s Story is follows one woman’s journey from unspeakable loss and paralyzing depression into freedom in Christ and hope for tomorrow.

 

Camera: Canon C100 MkII
Special Technique: The director employs a specific camera slide/tilt movement to achieve a unique effect at a critical moment in the narrative.

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Raleigh, NC

The Prodigal

Short Film - Chris Brice, Covenant Love Church

Performed as a short-film, you will experience a modern-day story unfold of a son who receives his inheritance from his father and spends it unwisely. His actions lead to harsh consequences but as his father prays, his son returns.

 

Church Size: 2,001 - 5,000

Location: Fayetteville, NC

Safe

Sermon Bumper - Ryan Geesaman, LCBC Church

Sermon bumper for a series called "Safe."

 

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Manheim, PA

Thank You - Dallas Police Officer Funeral

Promo - Prestonwood Baptist Church

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Plano, TX

Jeremy's Story

Testimonial - Logan Patton, Blue Ridge Community Church

Church Size: 2,001 - 5,000

Location: Forest, VA

Awana Clubs

Promo - Katie Horton, Colonial Baptist Church

Church Size: 2,001 - 5,000

Location: Cary, NC

The Art and the Artist

Concept - Jesse Henning, newhope church

The Art and the Artist depicts how our lives can take many twists and turns especially within the weight of the consequences of our decisions. While imperfect and flawed as we may be, there is one at work who is greater than all we can ever face, artfully crafting each of our stories and driving us toward the greatest decision we will ever make.

 

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Durham, NC

Profiler Series Promo

Promo - Adam Hoffman, Alex Schwindt, Thomas Whited, Hope Community Church

One forensic scientist in the year 2149 struggles to assemble fragments of information lost to time, hoping to assemble a better understanding of one of the most pivotal figures in the ancient world.

 

Camera: Canon C100 MkII
Special Technique: Profiler utilizes significant 3D modeling and animation to create a futuristic research station and photo-realistic environmental effects.

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Raleigh, NC

The Rock Band Commercial

Promo - Jesse Henning, newhope church

The Rock Band Commercial is a TV commercial for newhope Church. Getting the band back together can be thrilling, but, depending on the gigs you're playing, maybe not so hopeful.

 

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Durham, NC

Love Comes Down

Sermon Series Bumper - Josh Etheridge, Blue Ridge Community Church

Concept film based on Philippians 3:14 "I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus."

 

Church Size: 2,001 - 5,000

Location: Forest, VA

His Story Your Story: Gary Blankenmeister

Testimonial - Prestonwood Baptist Church

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Plano, TX

Found Trailer

Testimonial - Jesse Henning, newhope church

Found is based on the true story of a man named Raymone Maye. Raymone likes to live life to the fullest with little regard for anyone along the way including himself. One night he decides to attend a high profile party with his friend Ben. Once things start to get out of control, Ben takes off and Raymone continues to indulge in the high life, however, that decision ends up leaving him fighting for his own.

 

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Durham, NC

Haiti Hurricane Relief

Promo - Woody Davis, Hope Community Church

In late 2016 Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti with category 4 winds, killing thousands and laying waste to entire communities. This recap tells theo story of how Hope Community Church is helping to restore and rebuilt through it’s partnership with Agape Church.

 

Camera: Canon C100 MkII
Special Technique: The documentary filmmaker utilizes significant drone footage to achieve a unique God’s eye perspective on the work and impact of the missions work.

Church Size: over 5,000

Location: Raleigh, NC