Benoît Labourdette

Benoît Labourdette is a filmmaker, educator, expert in new media, cultural innovation and business leader. This website offers the sharing of his films and other works, as well as educational, cultural and technical resources.

Latest publications

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’02s, 2019).

Everyone’s utopia is perhaps a drawing centred on trust.

Un film de Benoît Labourdette (1’38s, 2019).

Utopia in everyday life....

Projection on the ten screens of EP7 - The digital dance hall (Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France) of a selection of films by Benoît Labourdette shot with a drone (18-minute loop video), along with other works chosen by the Mobile Camera Club (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’31s, 2019).

The inner experience of a moment of pedagogical innovation in the classroom.

Selection of articles and films

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’21s, 2019).

When an architecture made of glass reveals its intrinsic abstraction.

On the theme of musical cinema, a night walk in Valencia, to discover new and surprising works on the city walls. And then, on some films, viewers were invited to make the music live! To close the International Festival of Screenwriters, on 6 (...)

A very simple use of the mobile phone can speed up the scriptwriting work. In many fields prototypes are made, which can also be called drafts, diagrams, wireframes, mockups... The prototype makes it possible to partially simulate the (...)

How to get listening and silence in a group? Surprisingly, by going through a work on oneself the results can be spectacular. Silence is a prerequisite to listening: a false idea When we address a group of people, we need silence to be able to (...)

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My films are streamed here (with English subtitles). Between experimentation and narration, I often work in series. In all fields of artistic expression, the series is an important figure, because it makes it possible to express a principle, to (...)

I compose the soundtracks and music of most of my movies, and also compose, more rarely, autonomous musical pieces. Free treaming and download.

Because of the mechanical nature of its technical function, photography is for me a matter of time rather than a visual matter : in its silver salts, or its pixels today, it is time which is captured, preserved, reinvented at every glance. Time (...)

Shoot movies with mobile phones as of 2005, when cameras appear in phones, shoot movies with drones from 2013, when he sold quantities at Christmas, use standalone portable projectors to project movies in the streets, deflect the techniques of (...)

We are in a society of words, and in a society of images. Citizens have become producers and broadcasters of their images, as well as being spectators. The images and their circulations modify in depth the psychosocial dimension of our lives. (...)

I lead professional training in the field of audiovisual, digital, new writing, as well as of image education. And I build, coordinate and implement training programs.

Documents, conference recordings, downloadable books, press articles, interviews... related to my interventions in the fields of cinema, audiovisual and digital.

The Benoît Labourdette production company (SASU with a capital of 15000€ - SIRET : 818 146 146 128 00017 R.C.S. PARIS - NAF Code 5911C) is an agile working tool, which allows me to build creative, technical, educational and consulting services. (...)

The most popular ones

Initially questions What is literature ? A look at the real ? A meeting between a filmmaker and a reality ? What is the value of a documentary ? In the quality of spontaneity, the truth of this meeting ? Spontaneity and truth are they two (...)

Why use special software to write a screenplay ? A screenplay goes, often in a standardized format, which boils down to something very simple: one page = 1 minute. A script page contains: numbers, title and details of scenes, stage directions (...)

“Image education 2.0” (under the direction of Benoît Labourdette), practical book of image education in the digital age, published by ACAP. Free download. Download the entire book (french). In line with the work of Jacques Rancière (“The ignorant (...)

The first complete guide to filmmaking with mobile phones, Dixit publishing in 2008, which remains a reference. Free download. Download the complete book. I wrote this book to make it a concrete guide, technical as of shooting and directing. I (...)