Join Amy DeLouise for an in-depth discussion in this video Challenge: Edit down interview footage into a two-minute rough cut, part of The Art of Video Interviews.
…Amy: Well, you've certainly heard a lot from us…on things to do to make your interviews great.…But now we've got something a little fun for you to try.…Rich: Yeah, we want to let you get hands on with one of the actual interviews.…So, in the download files, if your lynda.com membership…includes it, you will find an actual raw interview.…And the idea here is, we'd like you to…go ahead and take that interview, and cut it down.…Now, this particular interview was just a few questions.…And we'd like to you to get it down to a good two minute interview.…You don't have any B role, that will come later.…
Just focus on the initial edit where you tell…the story, and the goal here is that you going to…take an interview that we did with Gretchen and she's…talking about a new dance studio that she's opening up.…This is just a rough cut, don't worry abut perfection,…you don't have any B role, just get it down…to a nice 90 seconds to two minutes, because it's…a web video and people just don't have attention spans…on the web. Amy: No, they really don't.…
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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 Intermediate
Video Foundations: Interviewswith Anthony Q. Artis1h 55m Intermediate
Video Foundations: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Intermediate
Premiere Pro: Documentary Editingwith 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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