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6 Of The Best Church Video Announcements Examples

Obviously I love church video announcements. My team and I have created more than 3,000 editions of video announcements in the last year alone.

Crazy! I know.

Not surprisingly, I love to geek-out on video announcements being produced by other churches as well. Below is a list of video announcements that have inspired me and, hopefully, will do the same for you.

Free Bonus: Click here to download The Church Announcements Script Bundle – this free download includes 8 pre-written announcement scripts that you can swipe and start using in your church

1. Church on the Move [Lobby]

Church on the Move offers us the best examples when it comes to video announcements production. In this edition, they’re shooting in the church’s lobby/coffee space.

We highly recommend you follow this example when producing your own video announcements. Forget the green screen and just shoot in your church’s lobby or auditorium.

What We Like

  • Subtle camera movements – not entirely stationary
  • Multiple camera angles
  • Custom lower thirds

2. Church on the Move [Green Screen]

In the last several years, Church on the Move has shot the majority of their video announcements on a green screen. If you want to see a full breakdown of the gear and setup they’re using, click here.

The problem with shooting on a green screen is that it’s tremendously difficult to do well. Just to be clear, the camera COTM is using in this edition of video announcements is the Red Scarlet and it costs about $25,000. That’s what it takes to get chroma key that looks this good.

What We Like

  • Ultra-short intro (less than 5 seconds)
  • Motion background
  • B-roll

3. Church on the Move [Holiday Edition]

Okay, I’m going to be 100% honest right now and let you know that when I saw this holiday edition of video announcements from COTM for the first time, I was instantly obsessed.

In fact, I loved the background/set so much that we completely redesigned our set to emulate what COTM was doing.

What We Like

  • Awesome Christmas sweater
  • Gradient on Roman’s name title
  • Bokeh background

4. C4 Church

There are other churches in the world besides Church on the Move that are producing brilliant video announcements. C4 does a great job with their motion graphics, and their background is simple and beautiful.

Prediction: I think we’re going to build a set like this for our next iteration of video announcements.

What We Like

  • Moving After Effects titles
  • Clean background

5. Gateway Church

Gateway Church is another example of a church shooting their video announcements in the lobby. Again, I love this approach to video announcements. Ditch the green screen and just shoot in your church’s lobby or auditorium.

What We Like

  • Multiple hosts
  • Using lobby as setting

6. Gateway Conference

Gateway does a great job of mixing slow motion B-roll with their presenters. They also use multiple hosts during their video announcements to keep things fresh.

Using multiple hosts in your video announcements can be tricky because most of the time presenters have different skill levels. When you put a strong host in the same video with a weak host, it becomes that much more obvious. Gateway’s hosts are all very polished, so this wasn’t a problem here.

What We Like

  • Slow motion B-roll
  • Extreme shallow depth of field in lobby

Conclusion

I love to see what other churches are doing with their video announcements. And if you’re looking for a list of tools to get started producing video announcements at your own church, just click the link below and download our free guide.

Does your church shoot video announcements? Post a link to your church’s video announcements in the link below. We’d love to see them!

Free Bonus: Click here to download The Church Announcements Script Bundle – this free download includes 8 pre-written announcement scripts that you can swipe and start using in your church

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