Advent in 2 Minutes — a great kinetic type video

My friend Joe Williams makes awesome videos about faith over at Busted Halo. A lot of them use kinetic type. I can’t say I always love that genre — often they try to do too much or the cleverness makes them unreadable — but if what you actually need on a subject is a quick overview with a few details you probably didn’t know, kinetic type works great, and Joe’s series “… in 2 Minutes” hits the balance just right.

Here’s “Advent in 2 Minutes”:

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(And yes, there’s a pitch at the end for Busted Halo’s online Advent calendar which I made and still maintain, but that’s got nothing to do with why I think the video is great.)

You can see all my Advent-themed pieces together at patheos.com/blogs/philfoxrose/tag/advent/. Please share this link, or just one to my blog, with anyone you think might be interested. Thanks!

About Phil Fox Rose

Phil Fox Rose is a writer, editor and content lead based in New York. He is coordinator of Contemplative Outreach of New York, helping promote centering prayer, which has been his contemplative practice for nearly 20 years. Raised atheist by ex-Mormons, Phil has journeyed through Quakerism, deep ecology, Buddhism and Catholicism. Now he's a congregant, worship leader, cook and chair of the leadership team at St. Lydia's, an awesome dinner church in Brooklyn, NY, and spends as much time in nature as possible. Phil has been a political party leader, videographer, tech journalist, punk roadie, software designer, sheepherder, stockbroker and downtempo radio DJ. A common thread is the process of learning about stuff, figuring it out and then sharing that understanding with others. Follow Phil by RSS feed, email, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.


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