Church Lower Thirds

Church Lower Thirds 101

What are Church Lower Thirds?

Lower thirds is a graphic or video overlay that displays at the bottom of your video presentation.

Church lower thirds can be used to display speaker names, promote events, promote social media channels, and much more.

Lower thirds are typically created using video editing software such as Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, or DaVinci Resolve.

Lower thirds are usually displayed in an alpha channel or what we most commonly know as transparent. This allows your video footage to come through while you promote your lower thirds at the bottom.


How Do I Create Lower Thirds?

Now you may be asking yourself, am I able to create a church lower thirds myself? Well, we’ve put together a list of how to create a lower thirds, then you can determine if the job is right for you.

Here are several steps you can take to create a lower thirds for your OBS live stream program.

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How to Determine if Lower Third Services Are Needed

A checklist is helpful if you know how to deliver it. Unfortunately, too often, many take a gander at it without the proper knowledge and skill. But some churches have the capital to hire a full-time video editor, while other churches cannot afford to hire a full-time video editor. When churches cannot afford to hire a full-time video editor, church lower thirds graphic services come in and solve this problem.

Church lower third graphics services already include all the the technical ins and outs of your video editing. It’s like having your own personal go-to video editor without all the HR and necessity of a full-time salary.

If your church could use the savings but still have a dependable video editor for lower thirds, this is a recommended route.

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How Much Do Lower Third Animations Cost?

The cost of lower thirds animation services varies based on what the service provider offers. However, we’ve seen pricing for video editing that ranges from $75 – $150 an hour. 

Made for you lower third animations are also another great option and they can be purchased in packages, or a la carte. So a question to consider is this: would you rather pay a professional video editor $75 – $150 hourly to create lower thirds for your program or purchase lower third animations a la carte?

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We Can Help You

Is your online streaming presentation up to date? Do you have the video editing skillset needed to deliver proper lower third animations?

If you are considering upgrading your video presentation with lower third animation graphics, we would be happy to help you. We offer several pre-designed layouts that can be customized with your church’s desired promotions. 

Visit our online store today to view available options.

High Quality Videos
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Custom Colors & Fonts
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