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How to Conduct a Documentary Interview

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You have the best subject to interview, you have your head in the right place and your questions and thread sorted, but how do you behave? This lesson is all about rhythm, reading the signs, and knowing how to act in such a way that you get the very best from your subject. You'll also learn why the second time can sometimes be better.

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