Workshops > Production

Art of the Interview


$250 DCTV Members // $300 Non-Members
Now: $195 DCTV Members // $220 Non-Members

The interview is the backbone of nonfiction storytelling. In this dynamic workshop, learn how to prepare and execute interviews with confidence! From pre-production through lighting and audio, Art of the Interview prepares you to manage the technical logistics of an on-camera interview while ensuring the comfort of your subject. Learn how to maintain a respectful connection with your subject and elicit their candid and honest responses.

Topics include:

  • Pre-Production/Planning
  • Boundaries and Ethical Concerns
  • Engaging Your Subject
  • Problem-Solving
  • Interviews for Different Styles/Genres
  • Lighting and Audio Set-Ups
  • Shooting with a Director of Photography vs. Alone

Capacity: 8 students | Duration: 9 hrs

Prerequisite(s): Camera Fundamentals and Lighting Fundamentals or equivalent experience is required.

Materials: All you need to bring is yourself! We provide all equipment and are committed to a 2:1 student to camera ratio. Personal equipment is not permitted.

All DCTV Workshops have limited enrollment and require pre-registration.
By enrolling you verify you have read and agree to the prerequisites above and our Workshops Policies.

*If registration is closed, please call 212.966.4510 x646 to be added to the wait list.


Winter/Spring 2018
Tue 3/13 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Wed 3/14 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Thu 3/15 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Chloe Zimmerman