Alex Schwindt

Alex Schwindt

Creative Director

Alex Schwindt is a filmmaker and writer with over two decades of ministry experience. He’s also the creative director of Alex Schwindt Media, a boutique media agency specializing in commercial, documentary and concept film and video.

Sessions By Alex Schwindt

Finding the Right Digital Camera for Your Film Team

Church film teams today are expected to create so many different types of media projects. Finding the right camera for your individual film or video team can make all the difference. Join us as we explore different types of digital camera and video cameras and which one is right for you.  
10:30 AM – Room 13

Collaboration Lunch

Take a break and connect with fellow creators during this special luncheon and collaboration session. 
11:30 AM – Student Auditorium

The Pre-Production Process: Planning for Success

Success or failure on a video is usually determined before the first frame of footage is even captured. Nothing’s more frustrating that trying to create a good edit only to realize you don’t have the elements you need to tell your story. Join us as we explore what it takes to make sure your pre-production game is strong enough to support the project you’re dreaming of. 
1:00 PM – Fireside Room

Understanding the Impact of Cinema Lenses

Many young filmmakers begin with whatever glass they can get ahold of to get the project done. As they grow they soon learn just what a dramatic difference cinema lenses can make on a project. Joins us for an in-depth look at the unique characteristics of cinema glass and how to harness their power to tell your stories.   
3:45 PM – Room 13

Advanced Camera Movement & Motivation 

One of the most exciting developments in independent filmmaking over the past decade has been the way advanced camera motion is now more accessible than ever. Join us as we explore how the relationship between advanced camera movement and narrative motivation, and how marrying the two can take your filmmaking to the next level.  
10:30 AM – Room 13

Collaboration Lunch

Take a break and connect with fellow creators during this special luncheon and collaboration session. 
11:30 AM – Student Auditorium

Interactive Workshop: Brainstorming the Perfect Concept for Your Video

What’s the difference between a typical  talking head video and something truly creative and effective? How do you make an ordinary film project extraordinary? Join us for this hand-on, interactive workshop exploring how to take a simple request and turn it into the kind of project you’ve always dreamed of working.  2:30 PM – Fireside Room

Putting Together the Right Rig for Your Film Team

Telling great stories in film means harnessing the power of cinematography, motion, lighting and sound. Building the right filmmaking rig for your team will be a crucial step towards taking command of these elements, whether you’re in a controlled set or run-and-gun out in the field. Join us as we explore how to put together the best filmmaking rig for your team.   
3:45 PM – Room 13