Join David Pond for an in-depth discussion in this video Where should you be as the interviewer?, part of Video Interview Production Techniques.
- Your shot is framed. … Your audio sounds good. … Now where do you stand? … You want to make sure your guest … feels a connection with you. … People like having a conversation. … So looking at our frame here, … Derek is sitting on the left side of frame. … Ideally, you want him to look across frame at you. … So his eyes are going to the side with more space. … To achieve that, I'm standing on the opposite side … of camera as him, on the right side. … To get good placement for his eyes, … you want to put your shoulder directly next to the camera. … What this will do will allow him … to have a connection with you, … and still have a connection with your audience in the lens … without looking directly into it. … If I were to stand on the opposite side … of camera, on the left side. … Derek, you just want to look over here for me. … His eyes to to the short side of frame, … and what that does is it creates a crowded frame … with a bunch of useless space on the other side. … It's not really usable. …
- 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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