Join Amy DeLouise for an in-depth discussion in this video Audio interview techniques, part of The Art of Video Interviews.
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…Male 1: When it comes to getting a good audio interview,…most of the things you know about video interviews will apply.…But there are a few things I'd like to…point out that you pay extra close attention to.…First off, it's critical that you ask open ended questions.…You want people to give you adequate…details so you could really tell the story.…Plus audio interviews frequently run longer than video interviews.…It's very common for audio podcasts to be 30 minute shows, even an…hour long, while a video segment on the web is typically about three minutes.…
This is just a huge difference in the medium,…and most people listen to audio a bit more passively.…Rather than taking time out just to watch that video, they're doing…things like listening in the car or taking it to the gym.…Thanks to the rise of portable media players,…audio interviews are often much more in depth.…So, it's important you remember that for the audio interview, you should dig…deep and really let the person explore the topic fully.…One of the things you're going to want to be very careful about is interrupting.…
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- 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
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Foundations of Video: Interviewswith Anthony Q. Artis1h 55m Appropriate for all
Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Appropriate for all
Practical Project Management for Creative Projectswith Richard Harrington2h 30m Appropriate for all
Documentary Editing with Premiere Prowith Jason Osder3h 48m Intermediate
1. Preparing for an Interview
2. Production of Video Interviews
3. During the Interview
4. During an Audio-Only Interview
5. Getting Results
6. Minimizing Narration
7. Making Editing Easier
8. Avoiding Obstacles
9. Preparing for Post
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