Cell Phones off – picks up sound
People eating crisps
Interviewing people – everyone else stay
Lighting of room
Check sound quality, do some tests
Noisy / windy – protection for mic
Things to watch out for
Company logo at the bottom or at the end
Wear clothing in sync with your company
Pull up banners of your own company logo –
teaching videos / Testimonials
Pull up banners of company – corporate /
workshop type videos
Sound energetic / lively!
Look straight at the camera
If interviewing others – train them to look
at the camera
If using two camera’s – side angle –
alternate every 1 minute
Walk towards the camera – if getting
testimonials after a conference.
Different ways to start: start in one office and walk
on to the next
Invite people into your “Studio” Room
Brendon Burchard – uses a flip chart – reveals
content from Post It’s – lots of white.
Roger Love – sits on a stool – wears black against a
white background/upper board – reading off a
Most impactful video: Andy Harrington: Black
Background – colorful clothing with flip chart.
Green / Yellow Post its
Ask the question and stay quiet!
Send your interviewees a list of
questions prior to the meeting to prep
Sit with them for a while before hand
and go through the stuff.
Do a dry run before the live shot.
Snaps of your attendees drinking coffee at the
Snaps of them walking into the venue – with
Working shots; Wide Angle of the room
Take some pictures along the way – you can
include them in the editing
Team building pics are good – lighter side of
training / work.
Get managers to say a few words – why the
training is important.
Doing it yourself – does save money – but
More fancy video software:
Final Cut Pro X – Mac
Corel Digital Studio
Sony Movie Studio
Movie Edit Pro
Have a back-up editor – take your stuff and
complete the final mix.
In-source or Outsource
Every 3 months – do something that scares you!
“Complexity exists in my mind. Something that confuses
me today may seem simple to me tomorrow, although
nothing has changed in the world.”