I have distilled my top tips on how to shoot an interview for a corporate video into a two-part video tutorial.
In part one, I discuss the key staging and camera requirements.
The Longest Axis
In the video, I briefly mention the “longest axis”. Here’s a lot more detail about this really important subject by one of my heroes, Alexander MacKendrick.
Part 2 of “The best way to shoot an interview”
In part two, I discuss interviewing techniques for corporate videos in detail.
How NOT to do it!
PS Here’s a really good example of how NOT to shoot interviews. There are SO many things wrong with this video, but mainly notice the errors in staging, use of camera and poor energy levels in the interviewees. Make sure your videos are MUCH better than this.