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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.

SMALL COURSE SIZES | TRAINING EXPERTS | VIDEO PROFESSIONALS | LONDON LOCATION

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London Bridge £479 + VAT
London Bridge £479 + VAT
London Bridge £479 + VAT
London Bridge £479 + VAT

Filming and Editing Interviews | Training Course

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Course Takeaways
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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
Course Takeaways
Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.9 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 141 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

Questions & answers



Please bring a camera with you to the course

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"Well organised course, I really enjoyed it!"
AFME
24th August - Filming and Editing Interviews

Latest Reviews



"The trainer was great, venue was clean, room was well equipped, staff were friendly and lunch was nice."
RCVS Knowledge
  • 6th December


"Amazing course, amazing trainer, great pace - I learnt so much - thank you!"
Hiscox Ltd
  • 30th September


"Nicole was a brilliant trainer. She brought across complex concepts in a very easy to understand manner. Her knowledge and training techniques are top class. Thank you so much."
L&Q
  • 5th August