The Art of Engaging Interviews

Date: 5/14/2015
Start Time: 4:00:00
End Time: 4:50:00
Session Number: 414

Speaker(s): Charles Gupton

You can’t swing a stick these days without hitting someone doing a video for the web. Many of those videos involve interviewing people to tell stories or otherwise bring credibility through personal involvement. The challenge is how to make them engaging. Most creators put their energy into content creation and technical considerations. The key, I believe, is in creating a relaxed conversation that engages the viewer on a deeper level. I intend to share the keys we use to do that. • Getting to the purpose or ‘Why’ of the project in the beginning. • How to be prepared as the interviewer. • How to prepare the interviewee/subject. • Developing more effective questions. • Developing a an interview process checklist