Andre JonesCEO of Another Jones Production LLC
Andre Jones is a visual artist who communicates through the lens of a camera. A native of Northern Virginia, Jones began his professional career in the nation’s capitol at the public television station in Washington D.C. His professional journey has taken him around the world while working for some of the most respected media outlets in the country.
Mr. Jones has been a network Photographer, Editor, Producer, Director, Master Control Operator, and Lighting Director. For over twenty years Jones has worked in the Atlanta market. He spent ten years at CNN covering everything from the O.J. Simpson trial to the 9/11 tragedy in New York. Five of his Emmy award winning years were spent at WSB-News 2, one of the most respected local news operations in the nation.
Andre has worked as Director of Photography on the small budget feature film, Relationships and filmed the trailer for Church Swap.
Jones conducts seminars and consults in the area of photojournalism. His professional commitment is industry noted with awards too numerous to mention. Jones was a visiting faculty member at the Poynter Institute. He has presented on the 2003 Flying Short Course and a judge for the NPPA 2004 Best of Photojournalism. He served on the Unity Visual Task Force in 2004 and is the founder and CEO of Another Jones Production LLC.
His personal commitments are equally important. He often encourages and mentors youngsters. Andre also serves on the AVL team at his home church, Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. As part of his work at Ebenezer Baptist and with Another Jones Production LLC, he also trains, directs and edits video content for various churches in the Atlanta area and across the United States.
The Role of Video Director for Broadcast & Livestreaming
In this session we will go over the role of a Director and how he or she is to tell a story with the cameras while building up the crew (volunteers). You are only as good as the people around you, but at the end of the day the Director is responsible for the final product.
1 – Tools to take back to your church and be an effective Director immediately
2 – Tips to help make your volunteers better
3 – Ideas on how to do less coaching and framing so you can do more switching
4 – Methods to help you raise up leaders to take over when it’s time for you to move on