Video Editing

How to Shoot Compelling B-Roll

Before we get into the nuts and bolts of obtaining a good, usable B-roll, let’s get some background information on why B-roll is so important to your next video. There are two elements to effective non-fiction storytelling in video. The first is a good interview and the next is supporting B-roll footage. A-roll is most often the main shot that you will use to tell your story in a given video. In the case of an interview, the A-roll would be the shot of the person being interviewed and B-roll is any other footage that supports the story. B-roll can take many forms, including stock footage, newly acquired footage that you shoot, still pictures, animations or even graphics. Read More

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