Becoming a Better Interviewer (with Will Humphrey) GCS119
IN THIS EPISODE:
Today’s episode is all about conducting successful interviews on camera and we are joined by Will Humphrey from Windy Films to share tips and stories from our experiences.
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Spotlight: Will Humphrey
Will Humphrey is a partner and producer at Windy Films, and like many of us, has conducted countless on-camera interviews for his videos. Will and I share tips to help you get the best performances from your interviewee. Weather your shooting documentary, commercial, or corporate video, learning how to be a better interviewer will undoubtedly provide better results.
- The evolution of interview based videos
- How authenticity is key for interviews
- How Windy Films is creating video with social impact
- Building the perfect cinematographers pitch and mood board
- Making the move from home office to office space
- Selecting the perfect talent and preparing them for being on-camera
- The value of pre-interviews
- How a good hair and makeup person can shape the success of the shoot day
- Tips for a successful interview
- Signs that the interview is going bad, and how to change it
- How to interrupt your interview without being rude
- and much much more!
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