Crafting the Perfect Video Interview

Joey Daoud, Documentary Filmmaker

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14 Videos (57m)
    • Introduction

      0:46
    • Project: Create a Short Video

      0:47
    • Strike Case Study

      0:38
    • Planning Your Video

      2:26
    • Research

      4:18
    • Finding Interview Subjects

      3:53
    • Crafting Your Interview Questions

      5:53
    • Planning the Shoot

      6:11
    • Filming

      8:18
    • Working With Your Subject

      4:47
    • Create the Radio Edit

      6:28
    • Tips for Editing Documentaries

      5:13
    • Polishing Your Doc

      7:26
    • Closing

      0:19

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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My favorite section is "Create the radio edit". Great tips to keep the growing project organized and sort out the best clips.
Short, crisp and precise bringing essentials about preparing and doing video shoots. I'm in front of a big exhibition I wanted to vlog and collect some interviews. This course gave me a good push to survive :-)
Learned alot appreciate it!
J W.

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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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