EPISODE 039: Directing Tips with Paul Munger and Donald Leow


Show Notes:

One major thing I’m after in this podcast is to learn from masters of craft. I want to talk to powerhouse church media professionals, but I also want us to learn and hear from artists, actors, producers, directors, musicians and more. I want us to learn from people serving in all aspects of media to learn how to be great at what we do. I want us to be great at creating quality media content for our screens, I want us to be great at audio, video, lighting, stage design, volunteer culture and all aspects of the weekend experience we create. This week I have two very special interviews to share with you from two movie directors. Paul Munger – who just wrote, produced, and directed his first feature film Princess Cut. I also spoke with Donald Leow, who has directed three feature films to date and has produced and directed hundreds of short films, documentaries and pieces all over the world. 


I talked with Paul Munger as the movie Princess Cut was in theaters around the country a few months ago. I asked him about his experience directing his first feature and he gave some incredible insight into leading a large crew, working within a film budget, and raising funds to produce the film. We also talked about the rise in faith-based projects and where he feels the future of media is going. (2:10)

You can check out my Full Exclusive Interview with Paul here.


Donald Leow is an award winning filmmaker and sits on several boards of directors and has served as a consultant and trainer for media production students in over 30 countries. He has produced and directed the films For the Glory and Touched by Grace. You can find out more about his latest film Badge of Faith at stonetablefilms.com. (24:54)

You can check out my Full Exclusive Interview with Donald here.

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The Church Media Podcast is the definitive podcast for helping you create dynamic experiences and build solid Media Production Teams at your church. Hosted by Church Media Coach and Author, Carl Barnhill and produced by legendary Producer and Composer, David Michael Hyde, The Church Media Podcast is designed to give you the tools and confidence you need to use media at your church or through your ministry, where people meet Jesus and grow in their relationship with Him. In each episode, we dive into the topics of Church Video, Audio, Lighting, Stage Design, Volunteer Culture and more.

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