Hollywood Pro-Tips for Zoom Meetings

by admin on March 5, 2021 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Trends, Dallas IT Recruiting, Technology


If it hasn’t occurred already, soon, most facetime will happen over Zoom or another teleconferencing app. Before you invest in a Zoom-Room, take some advice from Hollywood insiders who make people look good on camera for a living. Even if you weren’t ready for your close-up, you could take advantage of these Hollywood pro-tips for Zoom meetings. For more detailed tips, see the full LA Times article here.

Hollywood Insiders

Just when you thought pants were optional, Zoom rules have evolved again. Bad lighting can have unfortunate results, to paraphrase Cinematographer Greg Middleton. But using closer and larger lights can make faces appear nice, softer, and younger.

Lights, Camera, Action

Believe it or not, how you sound is a major component of being heard during a Zoom meeting. Sound designer Dallas Taylor emphasizes avoiding empty spaces to sound warmer and etiquette because the tech won’t let everyone be heard at once.

It’s Your World

Tempting as it may be to sit in front of a bare wall, production designer Nora Takacs Ekberg wants you to create your world. Dress the set and cast the impression you want to make if you’re comfortable sharing a portion of your living space. Being comfy in your environment will make your Zoom call bearable and even a little fun.

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