Crafting the Perfect Video Interview

Joey Daoud, Documentary Filmmaker

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14 Videos (57m)
    • Introduction

    • Project: Create a Short Video

    • Strike Case Study

    • Planning Your Video

    • Research

    • Finding Interview Subjects

    • Crafting Your Interview Questions

    • Planning the Shoot

    • Filming

    • Working With Your Subject

    • Create the Radio Edit

    • Tips for Editing Documentaries

    • Polishing Your Doc

    • Closing


About This Class

Learn what it takes to prepare, shoot, and edit a video interview. Whether you want to create a quick case study for your blog or a short documentary about a fascinating story, this course will take you through the steps from start to finish. We’ll cover how to research and prepare your questions, get the best performance and information from your interview subject, and editing tricks specific to documentaries to create a seamless, finished film. This course is perfect for aspiring documentary filmmakers, bloggers looking to add video to their social media feeds, podcasters, or business owners looking to feature customers and case studies.

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Learned alot appreciate it!
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Informative, detailed and well presented.
hi enjoyed learning the information . for example the steps were extremely helpful and gave me a strong outline and structure to think about before I attempted my film project . I look forward to working on it . I am a perfectionist when i work so I feel I am going to have top either buy more cameras or except the fact that my project will be not as advanced visually but audio is defintely something i learned that will not be a wing it option . I must invest in some real audio equipment pronto before I even start filming .
Adam Heller






Joey Daoud

Documentary Filmmaker

Joey Daoud is a documentary producer, director, and cinematographer based in Miami Beach, FL. His short documentary Strike: The Greatest Bowling Story of Ever Told was the inaugural film on The New York Times’ brand new Made with Kickstarter documentary series. He is also the co-creator of the award winning short doc Dolphin Lover, which received international attention and was satirized on Comedy Central and Bravo. Other projects include Papa Machete, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and Sundance Film Festival, and the feature documentary Bots High. His work has appeared on The New York Times, TIME Magazine, The Guardian, The Economist, Fusion, Filmmaker Magazine and other media outlets. Joey is an avid coffee drinker and explorer of the outdoors.

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