Join Amy DeLouise for an in-depth discussion in this video Essential equipment, part of The Art of Video Interviews.
…Rich: When it comes time to record audio interviews, the good news is, is…that one person can often easily do the job and fill all the roles.…You're going to need some gear and you're going to need the…right technique but let's start with the gear side to begin with.…First off, you're going to need some sort of audio recorder in order…to tell the story and this will be where you actually record the material.…Now, in some cases, it may be your laptop, and…the laptop or your desktop computer is going to serve as…your digital-audio workstation.…This is particularly true if you're using something…like Skype as a way to connect and record.…
If not, you might want something like this.…This is a Zoom H4N, but there's lots of these devices out there on the market.…And it gives you a recording studio in a size that…can fit into a loose pocket, the good news is that is…has professional inputs, as well as some built in mics, and…this makes it really simple to go ahead and record those interviews.…The next piece of equipment your going to need is a microphone.…
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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
Video Foundations: Interviewswith Anthony Q. Artis1h 55m Appropriate for all
Video Foundations: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Appropriate for all
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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