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Becoming a Better Interviewer (with Will Humphrey) GCS119

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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Building a Filmmaking Community (with Ron Dawson) GCS066

Today filmmaker Ron Dawson and I talk about running a production company. We discuss the challenges and rewards of commercial and corporate video, how to make your company stand out among the competition, and Ron’s philosophy of Collaborative Leveraging and how it could bring you the creative work you desire.

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Spotlight: Ron Dawson

Ron Dawson is an award-winning filmmaker, new media producer, content marketer, speaker, coach, and author. With over a decade in the production industry he has created successful new media and content marketing campaigns for such companies Apple and Adobe. Ron also writes about the art & business of filmmaking & photography at DareDreamerMag.com Much of Ron’s success is based on this idea of Collaborate Leveraging and we discuss how this technique may be able to give your business a boost.

  • The jump from wedding video to corporate.
  • How to discuss budget with a new customer
  • The creativity of corporate work
  • What is “collaborative leveraging”
  • Ron’s experience shooting in India
  • The Hero’s Journey
  • Strategies for shooting internationally
  • How becoming an “Idea Company” helps Ron stand out among other production companies
  • Are creative aggregation sites like SmartShoot your competition
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