About Carl Barnhill

Creative Director / Owner
[twelve:thirty]media | Columbia, SC

Carl Barnhill has served on staff at some of the largest churches and organizations in the country. He served as Media Director at Precept Ministries International, directing the television and radio program Precepts for Life with Kay Arthur, broadcasted to over 98 million homes around the world. He served as Video Production Director at Pinelake Church in Brandon, MS. He most recently served as Video Coordinator for Newspring Church in South Carolina. He currently serves as Creative Director and Owner of [twelve:thirty]media, serving churches and ministries all over the world through motion graphics content and church media coaching.

Tips for Media Content for your LED Walls

I was recently asked by Church Production Magazine to answer commonly asked questions about putting Media Content on newly purchased LED Walls and Panels.   Here are those Questions and Answers:   Obviously LED walls can be arranged in different shapes/sizes. How important is it for churches to ensure they’re... read more

Our Top 5 Service Opener Videos

In our Ready-Made Media Library, we’ve produced hundreds of Mini-Movies, which are short form videos sharing a Biblical truth or inspiration. One type of Mini-Movie we produce nearly every month are Service Openers – these are videos designed to use at the top of your Worship Experience to bring your... read more

What Is A Video Graphics Package?

A Video Graphics Package is a collection of visual elements that can be added to a video production to enhance its overall look and feel. These elements can include things like: Open: This is usually a :10-20 video intro typically used at the beginning of a video to set the... read more

Thoughts on AI and ChatGPT for the Church

I’m a big movie buff, and back in the day, one of my favorite movies was Terminator 2: Judgment Day. The movie starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton and was about a Terminator sent from the future to protect young John Connor. Machines had sent an upgraded Terminator back in... read more