Directing Interviews

How to Conduct a Documentary Interview

Conducting a documentary interview is not as easy as it might seem. Everything from eye contact to instructing your subject is essential in making your documentary the best it can possibly be. Anthony Q. Artis is here to make sure your interviews are top-notch. He gives his top 4 tips that he tells all subjects before filming, discusses the art of getting that 30 second sound bite, and so much more.

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Content from The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide: A Down & Dirty DV Production, 2nd Edition by Anthony Q. Artis © 2014 Taylor and Francis Group. All Rights Reserved.

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