Confirming Permissions for a Video Interview

Securing all of your permissions before the actual interview shoot is critical.  You don’t want to have any problems the day of the interview with not being able to get into a certain location or needing a permit that didn’t arrive to you on time. In this course Amy DeLouise and I will talk through the important permissions including, written permissions, insurance and permits.

Production of Video Interviews: Confirming Permissions

To learn more, I've created a new course with communication specialist Amy DeLouise called Art of the Interviews for

There is a real art to conducting an on-camera interview.  Doing research and prep work ahead of time is huge. Join me and communication specialist Amy DeLouise as we team up to show you how the pros prepare for, organize, and conduct great video interviews. Learn about performing background research before you "set foot on set," positioning the subject in front of the camera, building trust, avoiding common mistakes in questioning, capturing secondary audio for use in a podcast, and much more. Amy brings years of interviewing expertise to this important subject, while I offer tips that will help make editing easier and reduce the amount of money spent in post-production.

Topics in this course include:

  • Planning interview goals
  • Anticipating interviewee's answers
  • Conducting background research
  • Scheduling interviews
  • Building rapport
  • Teasing out supporting points
  • Getting transcripts
  • Avoiding obstacles with challenging interview subjects

You can check out the class here -