Join Amy DeLouise for an in-depth discussion in this video Optimal interview scheduling: Duration and time of day, part of The Art of Video Interviews.
…Rich: Amy, I know that you like to keep a tight schedule…and you want to know that schedule before you get on location.…We've shot several times together.…And I think, as creative folks we all share a common weakness…which is, we misestimate or underestimate how long things are going to take.…And if you're sitting at home saying, I don't do that.…How many times have you lied to your significant other, and pretended that…you were in the car or already left the office and were on…your way home, or you make up some…excuse about traffic, or there's all sorts of things?…We just do this, and I think it's important to…sort of lay some ground rules of basic scheduling, right?…Amy: It's true, and I think of the big…challenges that I frequently have is not that I don't…want to spend the time in the setup, but that…the client is pressuring me, and they think that magically.…
The crew is going to transport or teleport from one location to another.…In a very…large building, so.…One of the things I do is I try to schedule 40 minutes for setup.…
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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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