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Tue, Oct 02, 6:30pm - Oct 04, 9:30pm (3 sessions)

TriBeCa, Manhattan
87 Lafayette St
Btwn White & Walker Streets
New York, New York 10013
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Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 4

What you'll learn in this communications course:

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 interviewee. 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
Camera Fundamentals and Lighting Fundamentals or equivalent experience is required.

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.

The price of workshop includes a one year DCTV Membership giving you access to equipment rentals, post production facilities, and discounts on workshops and events.

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If you register for a workshop and are unable to attend, we can offer the following compensation:
If your cancellation is confirmed by DCTV
at least 7 days prior to workshopʼs start date
at least 5 days prior to workshopʼs start date
at least 2 days prior to workshopʼs start date
less than 2 days prior to workshopʼs start date

You can receive
Full Refund
Full Credit (valid for 3 months) or a 50% Refund
50% Credit (valid for 3 months)
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  • No compensation is available for cancellations less than 48 hours prior to a workshopʼs start time or for non-attendance.
  • There are absolutely no make-ups allowed for any missed session(s) of a workshop. It is not possible for students to make up a missed session of their Workshop by attending an equivalent session on another day. There are no refunds for missed sessions.


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This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Oct 03 6:30pm - 9:30pm TBD
Thu, Oct 04 6:30pm - 9:30pm TBD

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Is there a refund if we need to cancel?
Answer from Jenn C. CourseHorse Staff
Hi there! Per the school's cancellation policy, refunds are allowed if requested by the student at least 7 days prior to the workshopʼs start date. There is no compensation available for cancellations less than 48 hours prior to a workshopʼs start time, or for non-attendance. You can find additional information about the policy in the "Cancellation Policy" tab of this page.

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