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Visual Story for a Visual World With a focus on reaching Unreached Peoples via “Mobile Media”
Magdalena:  Released From Shame <ul><li>Video clip of the woman caught in adultery </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.co...
 
Recognizing the Need for  New Media for a New World
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobile Advance <ul><li>Connecting the unreached with the gospel and church of Christ through the device that connects them...
<ul><li>www.VisualStoryNetwork.org </li></ul>
The Visual Story Network is a community of missional and creative Christians. Together we seek to fuel a global movement o...
Why Visual Media?  Why Now?
#1 Because God  Hard-Wired Us As Visual Beings
 
Brain Rule #10 Vision Trumps All Other Senses
 
68% of the brain that deals with sensory input is dedicated to vision
So your audience is literally much more “receptive” to visual media than any other input
 
 
 
 
 
Brain Rule #9 <ul><li>Stimulate More of the Senses </li></ul>
 
Why Visual Media Why Now?
#2 Because audio/visual media enables those who otherwise couldn’t to be Gospel witnesses
Fluency <ul><li>People wishing to reach out to refugees, immigrants and foreign students </li></ul><ul><li>Short-Term Work...
Mobile Media Empowering Short Term Missions
Video <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9E4oVS44UqE&list=PL5AAD31AD9693BA2B&index=6 </li></ul><ul><li>Particularly fr...
Orality
 
Why Visual Media?  Why Now?
#3 Because There Isn’t Enough Christian Ministry Visual Content  Available  Out There
Video <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/user/Create2010#p/u/7/m0fPDQE5FC0 </li></ul>
IPR
 
#4  Because the Screens Available to Our Visual Media Have Never Been More Accessible or Ubiquitous
1960?  2000? 2010? Screens available to the amateur videographer:
 
The Mobile in Comparison with Other Mass Media
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$
 
 
What all this means and looks like for your average unreached person
Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=je0L9quCleI
 
 
 
 
 
Cyborgs Among Us!
Physical Attachment
Personal/Emotional Attachment
The Message crosses into an very personal/ intimate arena when it comes onto a mobile
 
<ul><li>“ there will come a point in 2015 when the mobile phone will overtake the PC as the most common primary device for...
2015 is Now in the Developing World! <ul><li>http://www.greatcommission2020.com </li></ul>
<ul><li>http://www.greatcommission2020.com/ </li></ul>
 
Why Visual Media #4 Because Visual Media Creation Has Never Been More Approachable
#4a  Approachable Technologically/ Financially
And now for something a  little different...
Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9ME5_ZzeKI
What in the world was that all about?
Top Mobile Phones for Shooting Good Video Nokia N8   Samsung Galaxy SII  Apple iPhone 4
Other Top Budget Video Shooters Flip Ultra HD  Sony WX9  Sony HX9V $78   $185 $315
A Few Helpful Accessories Phone Tripod Mount Joby Gorillapod   Zoom H1  Video Tripod  Recorder
Editing- Freeware for Every Level of Video Production
What does it cost? <ul><li>To make a video fit for the cinema and get it playing at the cinema?  </li></ul><ul><li>To make...
What does it cost? <ul><li>To make a video fit for YouTube and get it playing on YouTube?  </li></ul><ul><li>To make a vid...
 
Why Visual Media #4 Because Visual Media Creation Has Never Been More Approachable
#4b  Approachable Skills/ Techniques-wise
Video http://vimeo.com/24147165
 
Going Deeper <ul><li>Vimeo Video School (videos) </li></ul><ul><li>http://vimeo.com/videoschool </li></ul><ul><li>Metacafe...
Going Deeper <ul><li>Witness Video Advocacy Training Guide (video and text) </li></ul><ul><li>http://witnesstraining.wordp...
Why Visual Media?  Why Now?
#5 Because the cost/ease of video distribution opens the world to you!
So… <ul><li>Have any of you ever received an e-mail with a link to a video to check out? </li></ul><ul><li>Have any of you...
So… <ul><li>How many of you have ever forwarded or sent out a video link either by e-mail or by social media? </li></ul><u...
Then… <ul><li>YOU’RE ALREADY DOING VIDEO DISTRIBUTION </li></ul>
Virality
Virality
Virality
Virality
 
Digital Watering Holes
 
 
 
 
 
#6 Because can we still have first-mover advantage among many peoples
 
 
So What Are You Going to Do With Mobile Phones and Visual Media ?
<ul><li>When the winds of change blow, some seek shelter, others build windmills </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Proverb </li></ul>
 
Three Points of Entry into Visual Media Ministry
A   Find and Use Existing Visual Media “as is”
YouTube
GodTube
Worship House Media
A Video Available at Worship House Media http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpktHJXfCzI
 
 
Global Short Film Network
The Jesus Film Project
 
Create International
Websites <ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>www.youtube.com   </li></ul><ul><li>GodTube </li></ul><ul><li>www.godtube.com <...
Websites <ul><li>Visual Story Network </li></ul><ul><li>www.visualstorynetwork.org </li></ul><ul><li>YesHeIs </li></ul><ul...
Websites <ul><li>Jesus Film Project YouTube Channel </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/user/jesusfilm </li></ul><ul>...
 
B   Modify Existing Visual Media to Fit Your Needs
Manageable Aspects to Consider <ul><li>Adding subtitles in your language </li></ul><ul><li>Cutting out  5 minute or less  ...
Formatting <ul><li>For showing others on your phone use MP4 </li></ul><ul><li>For sending others via Bluetooth use 3GP </l...
 
 
C Create Your Own Visual Media
 
 
Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mq_Li9hWzkY&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL
http://www.dsmedia.org/blog/free-and-open-bible-story-pictures Media/Sweet Publishing
 
Get Your Feet Wet <ul><li>#1 </li></ul><ul><li>Pick a Bible story, download the pictures from Distant Shores Media, record...
Get Your Feet Wet <ul><li>#2   </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the videos at  www.How2Video.org  (approximately 30 minutes total) ...
Remember, all that you’re aiming for is something that is five minutes or less and looks  (and sounds) decent on a  4” mob...
Realize that even Stephen Spielberg’s first attempts at video probably stunk Mess Up!
Help Others Get Their Feet Wet!
Continuing On <ul><li>1  Find Community/Input </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual Story Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  www....
Continuing On <ul><li>2  Get Video Inspiration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vimeo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  www.vimeo.com </li...
Continuing On <ul><li>2  Get Video Inspiration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Press Photographers Association Award Winner...
One Last Thing <ul><li>Always think through how someone watching your video can be enabled to take another step towards fa...
For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea. Habakkuk 2:14
Mobile Advance www.mobileadvance.org   A ministry of Worldwide Evangelization for Christ (WEC) International
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Visual Story & Mobile Ministry Presentation- ION Annual Conference, 2011

  1. 1. Visual Story for a Visual World With a focus on reaching Unreached Peoples via “Mobile Media”
  2. 2. Magdalena: Released From Shame <ul><li>Video clip of the woman caught in adultery </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/user/magdalenatoday#p/a/u/1/Uyc7c6nUtMM </li></ul>
  3. 4. Recognizing the Need for New Media for a New World
  4. 11. Mobile Advance <ul><li>Connecting the unreached with the gospel and church of Christ through the device that connects them with the world, the mobile phone </li></ul>
  5. 12. <ul><li>www.VisualStoryNetwork.org </li></ul>
  6. 13. The Visual Story Network is a community of missional and creative Christians. Together we seek to fuel a global movement of visual story so every person on earth can encounter Jesus and His kingdom. 
  7. 14. Why Visual Media? Why Now?
  8. 15. #1 Because God Hard-Wired Us As Visual Beings
  9. 17. Brain Rule #10 Vision Trumps All Other Senses
  10. 19. 68% of the brain that deals with sensory input is dedicated to vision
  11. 20. So your audience is literally much more “receptive” to visual media than any other input
  12. 26. Brain Rule #9 <ul><li>Stimulate More of the Senses </li></ul>
  13. 28. Why Visual Media Why Now?
  14. 29. #2 Because audio/visual media enables those who otherwise couldn’t to be Gospel witnesses
  15. 30. Fluency <ul><li>People wishing to reach out to refugees, immigrants and foreign students </li></ul><ul><li>Short-Term Workers </li></ul><ul><li>First-Term Workers </li></ul>
  16. 31. Mobile Media Empowering Short Term Missions
  17. 32. Video <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9E4oVS44UqE&list=PL5AAD31AD9693BA2B&index=6 </li></ul><ul><li>Particularly from 4:47 to 5:49 </li></ul>
  18. 33. Orality
  19. 35. Why Visual Media? Why Now?
  20. 36. #3 Because There Isn’t Enough Christian Ministry Visual Content Available Out There
  21. 37. Video <ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/user/Create2010#p/u/7/m0fPDQE5FC0 </li></ul>
  22. 38. IPR
  23. 40. #4 Because the Screens Available to Our Visual Media Have Never Been More Accessible or Ubiquitous
  24. 41. 1960? 2000? 2010? Screens available to the amateur videographer:
  25. 43. The Mobile in Comparison with Other Mass Media
  26. 52. $
  27. 55. What all this means and looks like for your average unreached person
  28. 56. Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=je0L9quCleI
  29. 62. Cyborgs Among Us!
  30. 63. Physical Attachment
  31. 64. Personal/Emotional Attachment
  32. 65. The Message crosses into an very personal/ intimate arena when it comes onto a mobile
  33. 67. <ul><li>“ there will come a point in 2015 when the mobile phone will overtake the PC as the most common primary device for Web access worldwide” </li></ul><ul><li>Gartner Inc. </li></ul>
  34. 68. 2015 is Now in the Developing World! <ul><li>http://www.greatcommission2020.com </li></ul>
  35. 69. <ul><li>http://www.greatcommission2020.com/ </li></ul>
  36. 71. Why Visual Media #4 Because Visual Media Creation Has Never Been More Approachable
  37. 72. #4a Approachable Technologically/ Financially
  38. 73. And now for something a little different...
  39. 74. Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9ME5_ZzeKI
  40. 75. What in the world was that all about?
  41. 76. Top Mobile Phones for Shooting Good Video Nokia N8 Samsung Galaxy SII Apple iPhone 4
  42. 77. Other Top Budget Video Shooters Flip Ultra HD Sony WX9 Sony HX9V $78 $185 $315
  43. 78. A Few Helpful Accessories Phone Tripod Mount Joby Gorillapod Zoom H1 Video Tripod Recorder
  44. 79. Editing- Freeware for Every Level of Video Production
  45. 80. What does it cost? <ul><li>To make a video fit for the cinema and get it playing at the cinema? </li></ul><ul><li>To make a video fit for TV and get it playing on the TV? </li></ul>
  46. 81. What does it cost? <ul><li>To make a video fit for YouTube and get it playing on YouTube? </li></ul><ul><li>To make a video fit for a 4” mobile phone screen and get it playing on mobile phones? </li></ul>
  47. 83. Why Visual Media #4 Because Visual Media Creation Has Never Been More Approachable
  48. 84. #4b Approachable Skills/ Techniques-wise
  49. 85. Video http://vimeo.com/24147165
  50. 87. Going Deeper <ul><li>Vimeo Video School (videos) </li></ul><ul><li>http://vimeo.com/videoschool </li></ul><ul><li>Metacafe Production School (videos) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.metacafe.com/producercentral/school/ </li></ul>
  51. 88. Going Deeper <ul><li>Witness Video Advocacy Training Guide (video and text) </li></ul><ul><li>http://witnesstraining.wordpress.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>BBC Good Shooting Guide </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bbctraining.com/modules/5915/index.asp </li></ul>
  52. 89. Why Visual Media? Why Now?
  53. 90. #5 Because the cost/ease of video distribution opens the world to you!
  54. 91. So… <ul><li>Have any of you ever received an e-mail with a link to a video to check out? </li></ul><ul><li>Have any of you ever been on Facebook or Twitter and checked out a video mentioned there? </li></ul>
  55. 92. So… <ul><li>How many of you have ever forwarded or sent out a video link either by e-mail or by social media? </li></ul><ul><li>How many of you have posted a video on YouTube? </li></ul>
  56. 93. Then… <ul><li>YOU’RE ALREADY DOING VIDEO DISTRIBUTION </li></ul>
  57. 94. Virality
  58. 95. Virality
  59. 96. Virality
  60. 97. Virality
  61. 99. Digital Watering Holes
  62. 105. #6 Because can we still have first-mover advantage among many peoples
  63. 108. So What Are You Going to Do With Mobile Phones and Visual Media ?
  64. 109. <ul><li>When the winds of change blow, some seek shelter, others build windmills </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Proverb </li></ul>
  65. 111. Three Points of Entry into Visual Media Ministry
  66. 112. A Find and Use Existing Visual Media “as is”
  67. 113. YouTube
  68. 114. GodTube
  69. 115. Worship House Media
  70. 116. A Video Available at Worship House Media http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpktHJXfCzI
  71. 119. Global Short Film Network
  72. 120. The Jesus Film Project
  73. 122. Create International
  74. 123. Websites <ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>www.youtube.com </li></ul><ul><li>GodTube </li></ul><ul><li>www.godtube.com </li></ul><ul><li>Worship House Media </li></ul><ul><li>www.worshiphousemedia.com </li></ul>
  75. 124. Websites <ul><li>Visual Story Network </li></ul><ul><li>www.visualstorynetwork.org </li></ul><ul><li>YesHeIs </li></ul><ul><li>www.yesheis.com </li></ul><ul><li>Global Short Film Network </li></ul><ul><li>www.globalshortfilmnetwork.com </li></ul>
  76. 125. Websites <ul><li>Jesus Film Project YouTube Channel </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/user/jesusfilm </li></ul><ul><li>Magdalena Today YouTube Channel </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/user/magdalenatoday </li></ul><ul><li>Create International </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.createinternational.com/evangelistic/films </li></ul>
  77. 127. B Modify Existing Visual Media to Fit Your Needs
  78. 128. Manageable Aspects to Consider <ul><li>Adding subtitles in your language </li></ul><ul><li>Cutting out 5 minute or less clips that stand on their own </li></ul><ul><li>Adding follow-on contact details !!! </li></ul><ul><li>Formatting the video so it plays on mobile phones and tablet computers </li></ul>
  79. 129. Formatting <ul><li>For showing others on your phone use MP4 </li></ul><ul><li>For sending others via Bluetooth use 3GP </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.formatoz.com/ </li></ul>
  80. 132. C Create Your Own Visual Media
  81. 135. Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mq_Li9hWzkY&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL
  82. 136. http://www.dsmedia.org/blog/free-and-open-bible-story-pictures Media/Sweet Publishing
  83. 138. Get Your Feet Wet <ul><li>#1 </li></ul><ul><li>Pick a Bible story, download the pictures from Distant Shores Media, record audio of the story, and combine the pictures and audio into a video using PowerPoint 2010 or Microsoft Photo Story 3 (free) </li></ul>
  84. 139. Get Your Feet Wet <ul><li>#2 </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the videos at www.How2Video.org (approximately 30 minutes total) and either use the equipment you already have or buy a cheap video recorder and give full motion video production a try. </li></ul>
  85. 140. Remember, all that you’re aiming for is something that is five minutes or less and looks (and sounds) decent on a 4” mobile phone screen
  86. 141. Realize that even Stephen Spielberg’s first attempts at video probably stunk Mess Up!
  87. 142. Help Others Get Their Feet Wet!
  88. 143. Continuing On <ul><li>1 Find Community/Input </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual Story Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> www.visualstorynetwork.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How2Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> www.how2video.org </li></ul></ul>
  89. 144. Continuing On <ul><li>2 Get Video Inspiration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vimeo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> www.vimeo.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia Shooter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> www.multimediashooter.com </li></ul></ul>
  90. 145. Continuing On <ul><li>2 Get Video Inspiration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National Press Photographers Association Award Winners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://vimeo.com/nppacontests/videos/sort:date </li></ul></ul>
  91. 146. One Last Thing <ul><li>Always think through how someone watching your video can be enabled to take another step towards faith in Christ and membership in the body of Christ. Including appropriate follow-up information is a minimum ! </li></ul>
  92. 147. For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea. Habakkuk 2:14
  93. 148. Mobile Advance www.mobileadvance.org A ministry of Worldwide Evangelization for Christ (WEC) International

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