Church Filmcraft Festival

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.

Church Filmcraft Awards

Submit your project(s) for the inaugural Church Filmcraft Festival Awards.

Award categories include:

Best Life Change Story
Best Narrative or Concept
Best Promotional
Best Video (under 1,000 attendance)
Best Overall Video

Submissions

SMBC WELCOME (#1) 2020

A video highlighting congregation members and staff welcoming everyone to worship. I used a Canon 77d DSLR, Neewer ring light, Rode Shotgun mic, along with…

Timeless Promo

Promo for our series called timeless. we used a mixture of stock and footage we shot to create an introspective and mysterious atmosphere. The majority…

Bethlehem

I was sent to Bethlehem by my church to explore the unique perspective of Palestinian Christians. They offer a way forward, and are pro-israeli AND…

Easter 2020 – Lilyanah’s Story

This project was dear to our film team’s heart as we were sent Lilyanah’s story two years prior, and we knew we wanted to tell…

Wild (Live Cover)

Our creative team did an amazing live cover called “Wild,” by Local Sound. Church by the Glades is led by Pastor David Hughes. We are…

About Snyder Memorial Baptist Church

A look at all of Snyder Memorial Baptist Church through the stories of members. I used a Canon 77d DSLR, Neewer ring light, Rode Shotgun…

Snyder Moms 2020

This project was all about drawing the viewer into the lives of the many church mothers across the generations of our congregation. Our Children’s Minister,…

Stations of the Cross

A COVID video designed to keep the church together during Easter week. This was our Maundy Thursday service to start the Holy weekend. Equipment: shot…

God rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

One of a series of videos of our worship leaders singing Christmas songs we used as promos for our Christmas services. This was shot Using…

LFC Living Christmas Tree Thriller Promo

At the time we only had an old Sony camera (Model: HDR-CX560). It took quite a few shots and editing to get the thriller style…

Lorna’s Life Change Story

This video represents a difficult time one of our members had and a battle with depression along with the impact the ministry had on getting…

Council Life Change

This project focused on one of our members who was battling cancer and how the ministry and members of the church had a positive impact…

Origin Story: 1 Kings Bumper

A promo and series introduction made primarily in After effects and photoshop.

Lost and Found Kelsey

This was part of a series of interviews we did around aspects of the prodigal son story. We used 2 Sony FS5 MK IIs and…

Wade Harris – Lost and Found

This is one of a series of interviews we did based around different aspects of the prodigal son. We shot these with 2 Sony FS5…

This Is Us: Samuel Worden

Shot using a Canon 80D, Canon XA20, the Rode Wireless Go mic, and a couple of shop lights 🙂 We took our first attempt at…

Adam’s Testimony

In this video one of our congregation members, Adam, shares his testimony. We played this during our Easter service in 2019. As a one man…

What To Expect Upon Reopening

Shot with a Sony A73 camera

First Bible Church Newsreel 5-10-20

Shot with the Sony a7sii and Rode Pro microphone, this week’s newsreel utilizes a fairly straightforward approach to our church announcements. We’ve opted for a…

A Living Hope: 1 Peter – First Bible Church Message Bumper

Created in Adobe After Effects 2020, this message bumper introduces each weekly sermon in the series “A Living Hope: An Exposition of 1 Peter.” The…

GO Spotlight – The Neighborhood Christian Center

Every member at First Bible Church knows about the 3Gs: Gather (in corporate worship), Grow (in community groups), and Go (in service of the gospel).…

First Bible Church Newsreel 7-26-20

This church newsreel was shot on the Sony a7sii and Rode Pro microphone, utilizing a basic white balance card and Sekonic light meter for optimal…

Stand Sunday

One of our key movements as church is defending the fatherless. Using adoption and foster care to see kinds find their forever families. Each year…

Testify

Use the Song Testify to close out a message series. We wanted our people to live out their faith and testify!

Living Hope | Acoustic

Use the Song Living Hope for our Easter Services. This year being all online we want to do something different and memorable. Shot it 5…

Stephanie Turnipseed

Story of a young birth mother who gave up her son for adoption. How God used that to shape her.

Michael Baldwin, Tom and Janise Brown

Story of Michael Baldwin, Tom, and Janise Brown. Michael lived with Grandmother and she passed away. Tom was asked to adopt Micheal but passed on…

Identity Crook Teaser

We wanted to create a villain to promote an upcoming series called “Identity Crook”, which is really a series about idolatry and all the things…

So Hard to Say Goodbye

Shot on Sony A7III

Happy Together

Shot using iPhones and Sony A7III. Edited using Premiere Pro.

Jon’s Story

Shot using a Sony A7III

Hampton Roads Food Drive

Shot using Sony A7III, Black Magic 6K, Mavic 2 Zoom, Canon 5D MkIV, Sony a6300

The Volunteers

– a Grace Bible Church film – Written by: Kurt Moucha Director & Director of Photography: Zach Blackburn Editor & Special FX: Zach Blackburn Camera…

Sonrise Music Festival 2019 – Official Recap Video

Shot using Sony A7III

Grace Bible Church – Norfolk Campus Groundbreaking

Shot with Sony a6300

Volunteering – Expectations Vs. Reality

We shot this video on the blackmagic pocket cinema 4k. It was a fun video we threw together quickly to thank our volunteers and help…

Video Tips

At the beginning of the pandemic, we were having people do a lot of remote video. And some of the results were less than stellar.…

We Are The Church – Part 3

This video was part 3 of a series of bumpers about our church history.

Siliven’s Island

Men and Boys Fishing Trip promo with apologies to “Gilligan’s Island”.

But wait! There’s less!

This video was a Christmas promo at our church for previous Announcement Videos. It was used as a fundraiser for the youth.

The City

This video was one of 6 in a series on our new church values. Our values are things that are currently true of our church…

A Walk of Mourning and Restoration

In the wake of the George Floyd protest and rioting, the church communities from all denominations in Orlando came together for a day of prayer,…

Children’s Ministry Center Interview Video

This project was a video we shot to promote the construction of our new Children’s Ministry Center. Our Kid’s ministry has never had an auditorium…

A Christmas Story (By Kids)

This was a fun narrative project we did a few years back for our Christmas Eve Services. We spent months planning it out and it…

CCO Servant Appreciation Video

We were having a Volunteer Appreciation event and wanted to present this video for our many volunteers to let them know how a church would…

St. Bernardine Promo Welcome Video

The video is a promotional tool that is part documentary and narrative describing the history of the church and the experience of being a member…

Dr. Al Chemy Scroll of Wisdom ep4

We had a sermon series called Alchemy. As a fun little play off of that, we made a fictional character, Dr. Al Chemy that would…

The Tree – Easter Short Film

This year for Easter, our church had an entirely different concept and idea for a film that was made impossible by the Covid-19 outbreak. So…

Tina’s Story

Tina is amazing and so is her story. Tina continues to serve in Visalia First Media and is currently working on her BA attending Bible…

Anthony Spinks Story

Anthony is leads our Security team here at Visalia First for more than a few years now. He is passionate about sharing Jesus with others…

KJ’s Miracle Story

This story was challenging because I was using a drone for the first time I believe to capture some b-roll footage for KJ’s story.

Hector Galindo’s Story

Telling Hector’s story was such an amazing story to capture because it had not been told yet and for the first time Hector’s family was…

#IStandUpForYou

I remember the text message I got on May 24 detailing a feature we were planning for the weekend after next. The killing of Breonna…

2019 – The Christmas Story Drawings

Every year we produce a video with a re-telling of the Christmas Story. Over the years we’ve shot a few versions of kids telling the…

Echo (Quarantine Edition)

This was an idea we had for a couple of weeks prior to actually making it. Three of our vocalists had done an impromptu version…

NC4 Volunteer Appreciation

Back in the fall we decided that we wanted to put together a video that honored our volunteers—the people that make up the church, and…

Incarnate: Wholly God, Fully Man, Begotten not Made

Our second attempt at a sermon series trailer. This series was for advent titled “Incarnate: Wholly God, Fully Man, Begotten not Made.” We wanted to…

Living in Babylon: Walking with God in a Godless Culture

After attending Capture Summit in 2019, we were introduced to the idea of sermon series trailers. This sermon series was called “Living in Babylon: Walking…

When Everything Changed Series Video

In 2019, we chose the sermon series title When Everything Changed for our Spring 2020 sermon series. Little did we know that COVID-19 would strike…

15 Year Anniversary Documentary

This is a documentary we made celebrating the history of God’s work in our church, both historically and relationally. We shot the entire thing on…

Jena’s Story

This is a story we played in our Easter service.

Hope Community Church – 25th Anniversary

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

Why, How and What

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

Welcome to the Promise Land

This is the bumper for our last sermon series “Origin Story – Welcome to the Promise Land.”  This 100% animated

Living Hope

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…

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

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

Overcoming – Lorna’s Story

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…

The Story

The Gospel presented in a spoken-word poetry format.

Roar

Sermon Bumper for the sermon series “ROAR.”

More Than Conquerors

Promo for a men’s conference called “More Than Conquerors” based on Romans 8:37.

The Journey Home

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…

Evangelism at Work

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…

Carded

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…

At the Movies

Promo

The Prodigal

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.…

Thank You – Dallas Police Officer Funeral

Promo video.

Jeremy’s Story

Testimonial video.

Awana Clubs

Promotional video for AWANA clubs

Peter Mangi’s Story

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…

Heather Bennett’s Story

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…

The Jump

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…

The Art and the Artist

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.…

The Rock Band Commercial

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…

Love Comes Down

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…

His Story Your Story: Gary Blankenmeister

Testimonial video.

Found

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…

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

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.…

The Big Fix

Freaky Friday family sized fiasco as both parents and children find they have to walk in each others’ shoes to learn to love better

Bright Hope Pregnancy Support Centers

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…

White Noise 2K16

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

Family Fun Day: The Church Office

When planning its annual Family Fun Day event, church staff filmed mockumentary style, similar to antics in The Office TV comedy.

Good News Cruise

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…

Cedars of Lebanon

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…