Filming Interviews Hands On Theory and Exercises

Filming Interviews: Hands On Theory and Exercises

8 Jun, 2024

Filming Interviews: Hands On Theory and Exercises

Time Sat Jun 08 2024 at 10:00 am to 05:00 pm
(GMT+01:00)

Raindance Film Training Centre, 10a Craven Street, London, United Kingdom

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An intensive one day practical course where you will learn how to stage, light and execute your interviews

About this Event

  • Learn about cameras, sound and lights
  • Includes a practical three point lighting class
  • Find out what questions to ask, and how to ask them

Filming interviews is one of the largest components of documentary filmmaking and especially important for corporate video production work. Being able to sell your services filming interviews for brands and companies is a great way to fund your personal passion projects.

About the course

In this information-intense day your will learn the findamentals of interviewing in the morning. The afternoon session is comprised of practical hands-on exercises.


Morning session: Prepare for the interview
  • Research and interview preparation
  • Earning your interviewees trust
  • Representation of interviewees
  • Question writing workshop
  • Soundbites and how to get them
  • Communicating with crew

Afternoon session: Execute the interview

The afternoon session will be a practical three point lighting class.

You will work together to set up cameras, lights and sound equipment for a standard interview scenario.

We will look at camera and lighting placement, what each light does and why it is there, as well as recording sound via shotgun mic and boom or using a wireless lavalier system.

Who should attend

Filmmakers and documentarians planning a film in which subjects are interviewed, either long-form interviews, or short vox pops on location.

About your instructor

Tom Webb started making short films in his early teens and his love of filmmaking continued in his career. After starting his filmmaking life re-editing American TV shows for broadcast on the Discovery Channel in the UK and filming Martial Arts and Professional Wrestling.

Tom then went on to be Head of Creative at Upbeat, a digital agency that covers video production and web development. Whilst there Tom filmed and edited everything from press junkets to film premieres, medical videos to corporate events, A-list movie stars to random people in the street. Alongside this Tom has also co hosted the Have You Seen..? Podcast,

Tom has made award winning short films, short form documentaries and a feature length documentary about the male perspective of fertility treatment The Easy Bit which premiered at Raindance in 2019. It was reviewed in .

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  • We don’t teach ‘filmmaking’ at Raindance. At Raindance we make filmmakers.

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Date & Time

Sat Jun 08 2024 at 10:00 am to 05:00 pm
(GMT+01:00)

Location

Raindance Film Training Centre, 10a Craven Street, London, United Kingdom

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Raindance