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Formation Collecting, producing and recording eye-witness accounts

Sound archives, filmed interviews

Training goals

Be able to:
- follow best practices in collecting eye-witness accounts, taking into account methodological, technical, legal and documentary dimensions.


Methodology: defining the project and the objectives to carry out a collection campaign.
Different types of interviews.
Best practices in interviewing.
Elements needed to begin collecting fund documentation.
The legal framwork and rights clearance contracts.
Technical aspects: successful sound and video recording of interviews.
Documentation processing of interviews.
Adding value.

Targeted at

Audiovisual researchers, archivists, communication managers, any professional needing to collect or produce film or sound eye-witness accounts.




Eye-witness account collection specialists. Audiovisual documentation professionals. Technicians.

Training methods

Theoretical presentations.
Case studies and role play situations: sound and video recording.

• A methodological and technical approach.
• Practical, hands-on sound and video recording exercises.