Art of the Video Interview
A Practical Guide
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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.