ProAV Academy: A guide to interviews – with Ollie Kenchington

Proudly sponsored by Canon

Interviews will always be a huge part of many forms of video content. They are your clients' chance to communicate directly with their audience and deliver their message. Therefore they are often one of the most difficult parts of production and under the most scrutiny from the client. It is an essiential chance for us to deliver the core message of each video we produce during our work.

In this detailed workshop, Ollie Kenchington will guide you through his process for creating powerful and effective interviews. From the technical elements of audio, lighting and camera placement, to ensuring your interview is exactly what you need to form an effective structure for your video. Delivering your core message effectively, and forming a fountation of a strong visual narrative throughout the final video.

The day will cover:


  • Recording audio for interviews
  • Lighting your interview
  • Piece to camera or interview? Composition and comparison
  • Framing for different subject matters
  • Working with multiple cameras and subjects
  • Succesfully matching multiple cameras


  • Shooting effective B-roll
  • Ensuring you have enough coverage
  • Sequencing and crafting a visual narrative
  • Camera movement
  • Adapting for social media

Who is this workshop for?

  • Skill level – Intermediate
  • Video professionals looking to improve their interview production skills
  • Owners/users of any brand or style of video camera

Who is Ollie Kenchington?

Ollie is an award-winning filmmaker and highly respected film production and post-production trainer. Ollie set up Korro Films, an award-winning, UK-based film production agency, in 2008. Korro produces exceptional brand films, commercials and documentaries, for leading global organisations. Whether he is shooting, editing or grading, Ollie is an assured practitioner across all areas of filmmaking, giving him a deep understanding of the creative process, which allows his agency to flourish in this competitive industry.

Over the past 12 years, Ollie has also built up a reputation as a highly qualified and respected film production and post-production trainer. As lead tutor and founder of Korro Academy, Ollie has taught thousands of aspiring filmmakers as an Apple Certified Master Trainer, Adobe Certified Instructor, Blackmagic Certified Trainer and MZed educator. As often as possible, Ollie takes the opportunity to share his insights with the filmmaking community, contributing to respected sites like Cinema5D, Redshark News and FilmConvert, as well as through seminars/workshops for Canon, Atomos, X-Rite, Litepanels, YouTubeSpace, and at ProAV.


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