Art of the Video Interview
A Practical Guide
As video becomes the dominant way to communicate ideas, the ability to produce high quality interviews is even more important. Designed for journalists, podcasters, filmmakers and students, this book is a practical guide to how to record interviews on video. Topics include: How to develop interview questions that elicit powerful soundbites; Composition and lighting techniques; How to choose microphones and record high quality audio. Photos and video demos allow you to see and hear concepts and techniques in action--assets you can’t find elsewhere. Also included is a glossary, short practice exercises and a discussion about law and ethics of interviews. This is a must-have guide for anyone with a desire to tell compelling stories with video.