Helpful Tips for Your On-Camera Interview

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Wear Clothing That Makes You Feel Good About Yourself

  • Solid color shirts look best on camera; some bold patterns are acceptable.  Wear your favorite color.  Black and white don't look as good as brighter colors or mid-tones on camera.

  • You will be videotaped from the waist up.

  • Bring an alternative shirt option so we can pick what looks best with the video background.

  • Depending on the background, a splash of color can be a nice addition.  Feel free to bring accessories (ie: scarves, jewelry, neckties).


Come Hair And Makeup Ready

  • Style your hair and apply your makeup before the shoot.

  • Bring a comb/brush and powder for touch ups while on set.   

  • We have some loose powder for you if you do not have your own.


What Are Your Message Points?

  • We recommend that you bullet point the message points you want to make prior to the shoot.  Memorization is unnecessary.  You don't want to come across as too rehearsed.

  • When on camera you don't need to worry about exactly what you'll say.  It's best if you speak in a conversational tone.  We'll prompt you with leading questions to help you get your message across in the best way possible.


Arrival Time

  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled interview start time.


Any Questions? 

  • Call the Video Producer/Director, Laura Seltzer-Duny, at 202.210.4689 with any questions and she'll be happy to answer them.

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