Decide the format of your interview.
- Is it a two-hander showing both the interviewer and interviewee
- Just the interviewee
- A documentary with the interviewer telling the story and cutaways of interviewees to accentuate a point.
Are you using one or two cameras? You can make an interesting interview cutting between both parties with one camera but it takes a bit or organising and planning. With two cameras
you can direct one at each party, lay them down in parallel on the time-line when you are editing and then then cut between. This is the simplest. Firstly when you are editing it's possible to see the two 2 faces and cut to the best shot. If there is hesitation or any reason to edit something out then you just cut to the other party and there is no jump in the
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