Being a video production company in New York City, we often get asked to film on street videos. When that happens, our video crews do their best to avoid recreating the infamous “I’m walkin’ here” scene from Midnight Cowboy. 

The visual payoff of a crowded New York City street – bustling with people, cars, and intrigue – is obvious. But so are the perils and pitfalls of shooting on street videos. Here are a few tips to remember when shooting your next on-street montage or recording an interview:

Go out there and shoot amazing video on the street! Be safe, plan ahead and bring a friend to help!