Conferences are loud, busy, and crowded but you may be still able to produce a great video when you keep certain things in mind. In this video, learn how to work with what you are given, as well as noise and light.
- Conferences, they're loud, hectic, and crowded. … You're going to be asked to film an interview at them, … so how do you approach it? … The same principles apply here as filming … a normal interview, but you have to take … a few other things into consideration. … The first thing you have to consider is your lighting. … Conferences are often held at large places … like the Java Center in New York, the Moscone Center … in San Francisco, or one of the halls in Las Vegas. … These places are often lit by large, overhead lights. … They can be unflattering to a guest. … They can create those pockets of shadow … underneath your eyes and the chin. … So the best way to overcome this is to bring … supplemental lighting if you have the budget and the space. … If you don't have the budget and the space, … one trick you can use is using a flexible bounce card … to lean against your tripod that'll hopefully … bounce some of that light back up, filling in those shadows. … The next thing you want to consider is sound. …
- Picking the right gear
- Setting up audio
- Key features of the Sony a7
- Lighting your interviews with natural light
- Exterior and interior shooting
- Setting up the audio
- Properly framing your subject
- Interviewing off camera
- Shooting on smart phones
Skill Level Beginner
Lighting a Video Interviewwith Richard Harrington2h 28m Intermediate
Mastering Common Interview Questionswith Valerie Sutton56m 14s Intermediate
Video Foundations: Interviewswith Anthony Q. Artis1h 55m Intermediate
1. Choosing the Right Gear
2. Setting Up the Location
3. Setting Up the Interview
4. Shooting B-Roll
5. Variations on a Theme
6. After the Interview
Backing up SD card1m 5s
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