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YOUR INTERVIEW PLANNING AND STRUCTURING WILL BE MARKING IN FOUR AREAS:   PURPOSE   INTERVIEW PLANNING   STRUCTURING   PREPARATION.


Explain the purpose of your interview(s) and your interview techniques (see LO1 above), based on your show's format/genre (television documentary, chat show, magazine show, TV news interview). e.g. "Our interviews are for a documentary so we will need 'talking heads' interviews, where the questions will be edited out. We will be able to break up the interviews if there are any issues during the question & answers, and record in small sections (or at least not be concerned if there are mistakes mid interview). As we are making an expository documentary, we will aim to get interviews that inform as well as express opinion and these will not, generally, be combative or investigative as we are not interviewing for a news show or similar.�


  Location   Date and time   Appropriate setting   Recording methods   Ambient considerations   Talent liaison   Requirements of interview


  Structuring:   Question formulation   Scripting of interviewer input   Consideration of interview style   Definition of structure of interview (e.g.

introduction, progressive questions, summary)


  Client liaison - discuss with teachers ideas about the

topic/questions and interviewees, how progress is going

  Interviewee management dealings - release forms,

interview question previews or at least giving them a preview of the topic

  Editorial compliance - gaining consent (release

forms), informing of where interview will be published/broadcast & copyright issues for programme


The proposal for this project will be due 18th November, where we will share the ideas with the class. From this date onwards you need to organize the filming of your work so that on the 20th December, your first draft edit will be due in.

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