Posts tagged Interviews
How to shoot an interview: Tips for shooting the perfect interview

Tips for shooting an interview

YOUR SUBJECT: THE INTERVIEWEE

–  Make sure your interviewee feels relaxed.

– Don’t ask yes/no questions – be curious and open about what they have to say.

– Keep eye contact with the interviewee, so they focus on you.

– Keep the camera rolling after the “official” interview is over. Often times the interviewee will then be more relaxed and more open.

– Shoot b-roll of the both of you nodding and smiling. Say things like “Ok. Yes. That’s nice.” while you are doing this. This will give you facial expressions that you can use while editing.

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How to produce a good interview video

Get a room (and a good one at that!)

When it comes to interviewing a satisfied customer or getting that quarterly update from your CEO for your corporate video, a big fussy video production isn’t necessary. But even with low-key productions, the room matters.

Here are a few key things to keep in mind when selecting a space for your next interview:

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