People skills

The Art Of The TV Interview Masterclass – 90 Mins (Masterclass Marathon)

This 90 minute masterclass is run by some of the best TV interviewers in the business:  Senior Producer Directors of Channel 4’ First Dates: Gilly Goshawk and Dave Waterman.  It offers a practical guide to help you develop your interview skills, covers what makes a good interview and shares tricks of the trade on how to get the best out of contributors. It also examines common pitfalls in interviews and offers techniques on how to avoid them.

Available Courses

Course content

Masterclass Content

  • From on-the-hoof to sit-down master interviews, overview of why interviews matter
  • How to prepare and plan an interview
  • How to structure an interview
  • Your role as interviewer
  • Tricks of the trade: effective interview techniques to produce the best possible content for the edit
  • Understanding different question types; the do’s and don’ts of how to ask questions
  • Interview challenges for self-shooters and how to overcome them

Who it's for

The masterclass is suitable for anyone working in factual TV who conducts interviews and wants to improve their skill  – from APs and DV Directors to emerging and recent Directors and Producers.




Class size

20 people

Course cost

  • Course cost - £15
  • Freelancer cost - £15

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be in writing and must be received at least seven days prior to the course date or the full fee will be charged. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses without liability, and delegates will be offered an alternative date or full refund. ITF reserves the right to cancel courses if there are insufficient enrolments. Read more about our terms and conditions.

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People skills: The Art Of The TV Interview Masterclass – 90 Mins (Masterclass Marathon)

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