Jem Schofield explains the importance of B-roll, or inserts—shots that can be used for any web series.
- So, we've talked about going into…and dealing with interior spaces,…and we've talked about shooting in exterior spaces,…but now we're going to talk a little bit about B-roll,…sometimes what we call inserts and cutaways.…It's all that other stuff that you add to your footage,…which is just as, if not more important than that footage…that you put so much of your attention on.…Because, it's all the little things that are telling…the rest of the story,…that is happening when you're in your interview setup,…'cause we don't want to see the interview the whole time.…
We want to see the visuals…about what people are talking about.…So, for David and Sarah, for instance,…this is just one example, this space is a space…that they work in a lot,…and as they were talking in that space,…and about things related to Underground Sun,…they wanted to show footage of them working in that space.…So, they created a shot list of the things…that would tie into the things that they were talking about…within their web series.…You can also source outside footage to tie in.…
- Why create a web series for your business?
- Determining what your series is about
- Planning for an ongoing web series
- Choosing your audio and lighting equipment
- Shooting your web series
- Post-production considerations
- Keeping your series going