The student will select someone in the classroom to conduct a 3 to 5 minute interview.
- The student will develop communication and interaction skills by going beyond their comfort zone to retrieve essential information from a first-hand source.
- The student will gather information from your source to determine what information is useful for
- Once you have someone to interview, you must select a good location and questions on a subject matter that you would like to discuss.
- Make sure that your questions are engaging for your subject to answer.
- Increase familiarity with the “Three-P’s”
Pre-production: Planning your production
Production: Using the camera
Post-Production: Basic editing
- Brainstorm your ideas for who you will choose to interview.
- Think about the questions and content matter you plan to discuss.
- Make sure that the location of your interview is visually appealing
- Schedule your interview
- Have the correct spelling of the person’s name for use in the post production aspects.
- Appropriate framing: Three quarter angle shot/ Tripod needed
- Correct audio Levels. Use of Mics (if you don’t have mics, please select a quiet location so audio won’t be compromised)
- Proper lighting (3 Point Lighting technique)
- Make sure you are engaged in the interview. Get your subject to elaborate on the answer.
- Add name of the person you are interviewing. Lower 3rd
- The finished piece must be at least 3-5 minutes. Your actual interview can be longer but the final exported portion to be submitted is to meet the time requirement.
This project can be assigned as a take home project. This would be up to the instructor of the class.
- Three stages of production
- Brainstorming and planning process
- Shot composition, camera technique/operation, editing techniques
- School camera / cell phone
- Editing software / video editing app
- Grading according to the attached rubric - this project will be evaluated for both technical knowledge and creative output
Additional Questionnaire Packet:
See Google Classroom Documents