Light Madrid

Client: Light Madrid
Director/DP/Editor: Joel Smith

Light Madrid is a church plant launching in Madrid, Spain in 2017. This pre-launch video was shot in September of 2016 and outlines the vision for the church to help in fundraising and awareness.

Shot on Sony a7S II and edited in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015.

Next Up

Client: Irving Bible Church
Writer: Scott McClellan
Director/DP/Editor: Joel Smith

Next Up is Irving Bible Church's initiative to build a new children's building. This video was the promo and bumper video for the Next Up series and campaign.

Shot on Sony FS700 and edited in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015.

5 Year Vision

Client: Irving Bible Church
Writer: Scott McClellan
Director/DP/Editor: Joel Smith

Irving Bible Church launched their new 5 Year Vision in September 2016. This video was the promo and bumper for the sermon series and the vision campaign.

Shot on Panasonic G7 and edited in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015.

Answers with Bayless Conley - Europe 2016

Client: Answers with Bayless Conley
Agency: BMC Ferrell
Director/Producer: Scott Peck
DP/Editor: Joel Smith

Answers with Bayless Conley is the television ministry of Cottonwood Church in Los Alamitos, California. Their international broadcast has reached most countries in Europe over the last 20+ years. This highlight video is a summary from a multi-church, multi-country tour from April of 2016.

Entire video shot on Sony a7S II and edited in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014.

Project Green 2016

Client: WFAA Channel 8 (Dallas/Fort-Worth ABC Affiliate)
Motion Graphics/Animation: Joel Smith

2016 Reel

Humble Pie Music Video

Client: Playdough
Director/DP/Editor: Joel Smith

Humble Pie is a song from the record "We Buy Gold" by Playdough and DJ Sean P.

Shot on Panasonic GH4. Edited in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014.

Those We Meet - The Fortunas

Directors: Ben Larzabal and Joel Smith
DP/Editor: Joel Smith

Meet Eddie and Angelee. Together they run the fashion blog HIS+HER from their loft apartment in downtown Dallas, Texas. They both have a passion for looking great and love sharing that passion with others. This is their story.

Interview shot on Canon 5D Mark II and Canon 6D, b-roll footage shot on Panasonic GH4, edited in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014.

Ru - Water is Life

Client: Water is Basic
Executive Producer: Steve Roese
Director/Writer: Shawn Small
DP/Editor: Joel Smith
Editor: Bill Buchanan

Ru (Water is Life) is an independently produced documentary shot in the fall of 2007. The film was created for a non-profit organization called Water is Basic, which had been traveling to the war-torn regions of South Sudan to dig wells.

The story is a day in the life of a 12-year-old girl, Jina Keji. She spends most of her days walking a mile each way to a muddy water hole to get water for her family. Until one day, Water is Basic comes to her village to drill a fresh water well. Follow along with Jina as her life is about to drastically change.

Entire film shot on Canon T3i and GoPro Hero 1. Edited in Final Cut Pro 7.