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- Created on Monday, 19 November 2012 02:10
YOU ARE INVITED TO THE GLOBAL MEDIA NETWORK TRACK OF THE CHIANG MAI, THAILAND GlOBAL CALL2ALL Congress! May 21st - 24th, 2013
Next May 21-24th, approximately 2,000 leaders and delegates from around the world will be gathering for a Call2all Global Congress in Chiang Mai. Call2all is a global movement bringing together the body of Christ to finish the Great Commission. Over the last 5 years it has emerged as one of the leading networks in the world. 30,000 Christian leaders, from 1,400 different organizations, representing 160 countries, have participated in congresses around the globe. You can find out more about this movement by going to their website at www.call2all.org
Among the leaders coming next May for this Congress are the heads of key missions organizations and denominations, including the following from North America and Europe: Loren Cunningham, YWAM, Steve Douglass, CCCI, Paul Eshleman, CCCI, Roy Peterson, Wycliffe, Seed Company, Luis Bush, Transform World, Tom Elliff, IMB, Southern Baptist Convention, George Verwer, OM and more.
The Global Media Network
The world's foremost media based ministries have come together to create a dynamic "Global Media Network" track that will run everyday of the congress. Those who attend this track will participate in workshop presentations by inspirational speakers, and be exposed to the latest media tools and strategies being used to reach the least reached peoples of the world.
Global Media Network track workshops will include topics such as: cross-cultural short films, internet evangelism, mobile media, animation, cartooning and visual arts for missions, media that transforms nations, and new technologies for media distribution. Pioneers from leading media ministries are all participating in creating dynamic and inspiring content for this media track.
We are believing that this time will be an historic strategic gathering of media professionals and mission and church leaders. New ways to utilize media and technology to communicate the Gospel to all peoples will highlight our discussions. New relationships and partnerships will be formed between media producers, mission agencies and churches for completing the task.
The 20/20 Vision Project
The 20/20 Vision will be highlighted at the Chiang Mai Call2All Global Congress. The Call2All is expecting 3000 participants from all over the world with a special delegation of emerging mission leaders coming from Mainland China. We would like you to join us at the Global Media Network track of this conference which runs from May 21st until the 24th, 2013. At the last Global Call2All in Los Angeles our Media Track was one of the most successful, both in numbers as well as in commitments. . Since that time the Media Track has evolved into one of the three major "Global Networks" of the Call2All, and Calvin and Carol Conkey have been asked to provide the leadership for this network. More information and registration.
The Cross-Cultural Film Institute
Directly following the Call2All Congress, stay on for the Cross-Cultural Film Institute. May 27th-July 6th, 2013 This is a 6 week intensive training program for media professionals and other skilled media people who want to learn more about producing films in a cross-cultural situation. The program consists of two weeks of lecture/workshop followed by a two week production in an 20/20 Vision unreached people group, with the post-production taking the next two weeks back in Chiang Mai. We look forward to some of you participating with us in this 6 week seminar. Also, please share this email with your staff and colleagues. This training would greatly benefit those who want to focus on producing other films for the 20/20 Vision peoples Please email us if you are interested in registering for this seminar or if you know someone who may be interested.
"The Chiang Mai Call2All Global Media Network track is bringing together men and women with specific God-given skills and talents in the media world, who also share a passion to reach the Least Evangelized Mega People groups. God is weaving together each person and organization's abilities and vision into a beautiful tapestry of story and gospel truths in order to reach the least, the last and the lost." Quote from Jesus Film/New Media
Please don't miss this exciting Global Media Network track at the Chiang Mai Call2All Global Congress http://www.call2all.org/medianetwork
Register today at: http://www.call2all.org and email us to indicate your interest for the Global Media Network track.
For more information contact the Global Media Network track co-ordinators:
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Training and equipping skilled media workers with proven cross-cultural techniques to multiply teams creating indigenous Gospel presentations.
The Cross-cultural Film Institute is a short and intensive training program designed for media professionals to enhance their skills with cross-cultural experience.
- Cultural dynamics in evangelistic scriptwriting
- Guerilla techniques for challenging location shoots
- Cultural sensitivities with talent casting
- Directing with translators in a cross-cultural setting
- Managing a cross-cultural shoot
- and much more
This training will culminate in the production of an evangelistic film for a Least Evangelized Mega People Group on the 20/20 Vision list (www.global2020vision.com). Training will commence in Chiang Mai, Thailand followed by hands-on cross-cultural field production.
Dates: May 27th through July 6th, 2013
*Both YWAMers and Non-YWAMers are welcome!
- Created on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 07:06
Are you a budding videographer? Like to get into editing short videos and documentaries? Looking for a way to empower your passion for mission with hands-on training and experience in video production? Why not join us for Media2Go 2013?
What is Media2Go?
Media2Go is a 6-7 week intensive media course and field assignment developed, facilitated, and staffed by Create Emerge (Create International).
M2G is a ‘feet-wetting’ experience in all aspects of documentary film-making—camera technique, audio, scripting and editing—geared towards individuals with a desire to document stories of transformation throughout the world.
M2G will provide an opportunity to experience working in a team environment, maximizing creative potential by blending complementary skills and giftings.
We get pretty excited about our job: creating documentaries about people choosing to model their lives after Jesus in places most people try to avoid. Stories of ordinary heroes like these rarely make it into the mainstream media.
There are thousands of stories out there waiting to be told: stories that challenge, educate, inspire, awaken, and provoke response.
After seven years of going out and coming back with stories from Istanbul to Ulan Bator, Algiers to Amritsar, we feel like now is the time to send out the invitation that says ‘come with us’. The world needs more storytellers!
In April 2012 we ran our first Media2Go documentary training seminar which included a 2 week docu-trip outreach in Cambodia. We had 8 students from 6 nations, coming to us with a wide range of experience in mission and media.
It was an intense couple of months, chockers with teaching, hands-on production experience and a whole lot of doing life together in and out of the classroom. From the streets of Cambodia, to the late nights and early mornings behind the editing suites, Media2Go 2012 culminated in a film fest on the school’s final night, where each student had the opportunity to present their finished project to a jam-packed theatre (our dining hall).
The stories ran the gamut: some telling of hope offered to children trapped in cycles of poverty and injustice; others telling of land mine victims gaining employment and acceptance in a welcoming community; others portrayed the young generation of Cambodians teaching their own people the ways of Jesus.
Despite the frenetic nature of our first ever training seminar, we all survived (if only just) and learned a few things along the way. It’s all been a testimony to God’s goodness and faithfulness, and we’ve come away encouraged. So much so, we’re already making plans for Media2Go 2013. Interested in joining us?
Topics we’ll be covering
Pre-Production / Pre-Trip Planning
Video Camera Operation
Creating with God
Biblical Understanding of Holistic Missions
Location & Format
• Pre-Trip Training Phase | 2-3 weeks* | Location Chiang Mai, Thailand
• Docu-Trip Outreach | 2 weeks* | Location TBD (most likely Asia)
• Post-Trip Training & Production Phase | 2-3 weeks* | Location Chiang Mai, Thailand
Highly recommended: laptop with video editing software and digital camcorder or digital SLR camera.
To be determined
Applications are being accepted for 2013.
*Dates, times, locations and costs are still being finalized.
“I always liked what the Create Emerge team does. Iʼve been impacted by the presentations, the films, and also the crew I met in 2007. Being in the film industry, I was very interested to see and put in practice Create Emerge methods during Media2Go. Safe, loving, lovely and personal environment, this seminar was a blast, and being able to put in image Christ-impacted life stories has been such a privilege and joyful creative process.”
DDC – France
“The Media2Go course is an absolutely amazing mind-blowing experience! I have never had any previous film making experience before this, and I have probably learned more in the last 6 weeks than I have in one year of school … spiritually, mentally, and physically. Itʼs been a jam-packed 6 weeks of learning, experiencing and growing deeper with Jesus.
…. “I can do all things through him who who gives me strength.” (Philippians 4:13) The girl that I ended up doing my documentary on would say, “God is not working in your mind box! God is not working in the box!” So true! At times we put God in a little box of what we think he can and canʼt do with us … but the truth of the matter is that God can do things with you that you never thought were possible. He can reveal things about yourself that you didnʼt know were there, He can give you skills in places that you had no knowledge …”
Jenn – Canada
“An information packed 6 weeks. Didnʼt think I could learn how to use such high-end equipment in such a short time. Was really impacted by the people I met and interviewed on outreach and am excited to see what impact our videos will have on others. Would recommend this course to anyone: both those interested in pursuing a career in film and those just interested in rounding out their artistic knowledge.”
Jillana – Canada
KB & AW– Create Emerge