Interview in a documentary is normally to satisfy one of two criteria. I'll explain both of these as well how to shape your questions, in 60 seconds.
Learn more about Documentary Filming on Tuts+:
The Documentary Interview
In this course, you'll learn everything you need to record a documentary interview.
The Dramatic Documentary: Telling True Stories with Fact and Feeling
Documentary is, by its nature, non-fiction, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t dramatic. In fact, the best documentaries balance presentation of facts with entertainment to capture an audience’s imagination. In this article we’ll look at documentary as a form of drama and explore how you can use storytelling techniques in factual works.
How to Find and Choose a Documentary Subject
Getting to meet wildly different people outside of your comfort zone, where you get to learn about their lives and passions, and then share their stories with the world - isn't that why we're doing this?
This is part of a new series of quick video tutorials on Tuts+. We’re aiming to introduce a range of subjects, all in 60 seconds—just enough to whet your appetite. Let us know in the comments what you thought of this video and what else you’d like to see explained in 60 seconds!