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Filming and Editing Interviews | Training Course

Gain the expertise to shoot and edit professional video interviews and 'talking heads'.
Produce beautifully-crafted interviews that will engage your viewers.

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Filming and Editing Interviews | Training Course

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What will I learn?

  • Identify the kit you need
  • Set up your camera
  • Light your interview perfectly
  • Set correct audio levels
  • Edit with Adobe Premiere
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
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  • Average Score 4.9 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 118 reviews



Day 1

Introduction
• Basic technical theory about video and cameras
• What equipment will you need for a successful interview
• Advice on what equipment you might need to purchase

Setting up your camera
• Setting the correct resolution and frame-rate for interviews
• Getting good exposure and balancing shutter speed, ISO and aperture
• Setting camera white-balance for different lighting conditions
• Practical recording session using the skills we just learnt

Setting up audio recording
• How to get a great sound recording
• Types of microphone and what’s are the best ones to use for each situation
• Getting good sound levels

Interview shot composition
• Where to place your camera and interviewee
• Off-camera and to-camera interviews
• Thinking about the interview background
• Common composition mistakes
• Practical recording session with sound and composition done correctly

Lighting your subject
• Working with natural light
• Using artificial lights
• Using reflectors and umbrellas to shape and soften the light

Interview techniques
• Helping your interviewee to relax and common mistakes you might make
• Asking open questions and directing your interviewee
• Dealing with difficult or reluctant interviewees
• Adapting your interview style for different situations
• Getting soundbites

Getting B-Roll or cutaways
• What is b-roll and how it helps your edit
• Types of b-roll and planning what you need to shoot



Day 2

Introduction
• The video editing workflow in Premiere Pro
• Understanding projects, sequences and clips.

Importing and organising your footage
• Importing single and multiple files and folders
• Using bins and renaming clips

Basic Editing Skills
• Creating a new sequence using your clips settings
• Previewing your clips in the Source Panel
• Playback and marking shortcuts
• Three-point and drag-and-drop editing

Editing in the Timeline
• Rearranging and re-timing clips in the timeline
• Copying and pasting clips

Working with audio
• Mixing audio and changing volume over time
• Cleaning bad audio with the Equalizer

Text and Titles with the Graphics Panel
• Adding text and shapes to create a basic Lower Third
• Working with logos and layers in the edit panel
• Saving your designs as templates to save time

Colour Correction
• Fixing common problems with the footage
• Adding creative colour treatments
• Resizing images and video
• Basic Motion Controls
• Working with logos and photographs

Exporting your project
• Making life simple with Presets
• Web exports for YouTube, Facebook and internal hosting
• Exporting for PC and MAC playback

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