Unformatted text preview: these guitars? How he came up with the idea?- Keep in mind ambient sound opportunities. If he says, “When you pluck the strings there’s a deep, hollow sound from the cigar box,” then you want to make sure you later get that sound to illustrate his point.- Get close to your subject. - Ask questions and then leave yourself out! You don’t want to pick up stray laughs and “uh-huhs” -- you’ll hate yourself for it in the editing room!- Don’t be afraid of silence. Let your interview subject fill in the blanks.- Aim for interview subjects who are well-spoken, interesting to listen to and easy to understand. Sometimes their voice significantly adds to the story. Maybe it’s a story about a foreign exchange student adjusting to life at OSU, in which case their accent helps the story....
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- Fall '11
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