Essential Gear for Recording Interviews

When conducting an on-camera interview, having the essential gear it crucial.  In this course I’ll explore each piece of gear that plays an important role for the production of the interview, including the camera package, audio recording device and client production monitor to name a few.

Production of Video Interviews: Essential Gear

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 -