When setting up a subject for an on-camera interview, there is a lot to think about. Do you want them sitting or standing, what angle do you want them at, what’s the backdrop? In this course, communication specialist Amy DeLouise and I will discuss the key elements to think about when positioning your subject.
During the Interview: Positioning the Subject
To learn more, I've created a new course with communication specialist Amy DeLouise called Art of the Interviews for Lynda.com
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 - http://www.lynda.com/Video-Shooting-Video-tutorials/Positioning-subject/141499/155885-4.html