26 blog posts found matching keyword search for: interviewing
The Art (And Science) of the Interview
Sooner or later, every commercial filmmaker comes across a project that, for one reason or another, requires him or her to conduct an interview. Whether it’s a brand film, documentary, or testimonial, interviews with ‘real people’ (non-actors) bring a unique set of challenges. Most producers know this, and they also know that they ought to prepare for this kind of interview-but how?
Published on Monday, November 28, 2016 1:53 PM
Make Your Cover Letter Shine
Recently I wrote an article here at ProductionHUB, Tips For Creating a Solid Production Résumé, detailing the top seven mistakes people make on their Production Résume’s. Here’s a companion piece about the 7 most prevalent mistakes I see on people’s Cover Letters when they apply for Production jobs.
Published on Monday, November 25, 2013 10:00 AM
Becoming a Grip: Everything You Need to Know
Pro sports shoots are always fun to be a part of. Especially when you get to be in the same room interviewing your favorite athletes! Assignment Desk Camera Operator and Grip Paul Critzman III was lucky enough to work as a grip on a pro sports feature interview. Critzman has several tips to share on what makes a good grip.
Published on Monday, July 1, 2019 10:00 AM
9 Ways to Ace the Video Interview
Bursting onto the business scene a few years ago, video interviews have proven to be an extremely effective way of vetting candidates early on in the hiring process and, therefore, are here to stay.
Published on Thursday, March 3, 2016 10:45 AM
How to Create Captivating Client Testimonials
From start-ups to seasoned corporations, the task of getting really good client testimonials can be daunting. What are others saying about your products and services? And how can you properly convey the essence and appeal of your products and services to others?
Published on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 11:00 AM
Behind the NASA Documentary Above & Beyond with Award-Winning DP Tom Hurwitz
Above and Beyond is a feature documentary, screened in theaters and broadcast on the Discovery Channel. It looks at NASA’s first 60 years of exploration, both in — all the way to edge of our Solar System and beyond — and of the earth: our climate, our geology our geography. It also forecasts what comes next for this amazing agency.
Published on Friday, November 16, 2018 10:00 AM
The Definitive Guide to Corporate Video Interviews
Video Interviews are the backbone of any corporate video. Don’t get me wrong; animations, special effects, and graphics can be great, but without rock solid interviews to drive your content, they will almost always come up short. Whether you’re looking to make a testimonial, recruitment or company culture video, few things predict the success of a project more than professionally produced, highly focused and well-executed interviews.
Published on Monday, July 15, 2019 10:00 AM
A Blueprint for Company Culture Videos - Being Strategic about Team Video
Arguably, video is the best medium for both value and vision alignment based on its ability to persuade, inform, convey emotion, and provide visual delight.
Published on Monday, January 13, 2020 10:00 AM
Cool Cars, Mobile Live Streams and a Blackout…Oh My!
Self-proclaimed “Satellite Guy” Rob McWilliams of McWilliams Productions shares tales from producing multiple live shows at CES, including how he was able to live stream through a massive blackout!
Published on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:00 AM
Get the Perfect Sound Bite with These 6 Tips
Insiyah Saeed has conducted thousands of interviews as a print journalist, researcher, and now as a documentary filmmaker. For her film, SHE STARTED IT, which just released on iTunes and Google Play, she helped to conduct over 80 on camera interviews and interviewed many key players in the Silicon Valley and beyond, including Ann Miura Ko, Tracey Chou, Danny Rimer, Jess Lee, Ruchi Sanghvi, and more.
Published on Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:00 AM
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