Benoît Labourdette is filmmaker, educator, expert in new media, cultural innovation and is a business leader. He was born in 1970. He among others founded the Court Bouillon short films screenings (1988-1997), the video production centre of Paris (...)
Scrivener is probably today the best software to write a script. Synthetic discovery of this tool. Why a specific software to write a screenplay?
Why would we need specific software to write a script? Don’t we just need a pen or a word (...)
The 4th edition of the Ramdam Festival (festival of the disturbing movies), that was held in Tournai Belgium in January 2014, invited me to deliver a lecture “Mobile phone is the future of cinema” , followed by the creation of a collective film in (...)
We produce DCP (Digital Cinema Package) of movies, ie digital copies for projection in theaters. Very precise standards
Standards projection in theaters, either at the picture and sound are extremely accurate. This is a great opportunity for (...)
Attempt to create the “ideal” website for a filmmaker:www.jeanbaptistemathieu.fr..
Jean-Baptiste Mathieu is a prolific director, who has associated his vision with portraits of artists, experimental and musical videos, theatrical.... He has (...)
January 14, 2014 at The Concorde cinema in La Roche-sur-Yon, evening carte blanche for OFF Festival, with a screening of : Grow, Dominique Cabrera. Films awards at OFF Festival 2013: Beware of friends (Rémi Douence). I’m not a car nor Vincent (...)
The company ED Distribution has launched in theaters December 26, 2012 “The people” Dutch movie by Alex Van Warmerdam (1992), the twentieth anniversary of its realization.
Quidam production supported the restoration of the digital master and (...)
Lost film distribution, a company headed by Marc Olry, releases in theaters in August 2013 Ryan’s Daughter, directed by David Lean (1970, with Robert Mitchum Sarah Miles, Christopher Jones).
Quidam production ensured the upscaling and (...)
Benoît Labourdette Conference and workshop on the development of image educational practices in the digital era.
Each year the association Children of cinema, coordinator of the plan School and cinematographic organizes a national meeting (3 (...)
Retrospective of short films by Benoît Labourdette.
The Festival Takavoir in Niort, is a “child” of the Pocket Films Festival. I had advised its founder, Guyome Simonnet, before its creation in 2009. In 2013, this is the fourth edition of the (...)
Training methods “Pocket Films” for movie teachers in Africa. Frame
CFI (French Agency Media Cooperation) proposed in the context of the “Images of Africa” formation (training program for careers in television and cinema) a “Pocket Films” course of (...)
Marie Vermillard is a director (Lila Lili, Small revelations, Spoken suite ...). She has directed a short film in 2011, “Blinded bellow”, with mobile phone.
In this interview, she explains how the proposal I made her to shoot a film with mobile (...)
Films with mobile phones in the Students and apprentices in cinema operation (Poitou-Charentes, France).
The national operation “Students and apprentices in cinema,” supported by the National Film Centre and the moving image (CNC), offers (...)
I published the article “Lives in Pictures” in the June 2016 issue of the Spirit Journal on the theme “Power of Images”. Issue edited by Carole Desbarats. Presentation text of the article “Lives in Pictures”
Smartphones and digital platforms have (...)
The Forum des Images cultural institution in the city of Paris, is a cultural place of film programming, offers a collection of films about Paris and beyond, as well as many resources on its website. The teams face very directly to rapid changes (...)
As part of the launch of the new national coordination Passeurs d’images, I proposed an “interactive cinema session”. Come in, ladies and gentlemen!
On June 5, 2018, Passeurs d’images, a national image education scheme funded by the CNC and the (...)
At the launch party at the Palais de Tokyo (Paris) of the second edition of “The shortest day”, the international short film day organized by the National Center of Cinema release of the film H Building in the experimental (...)
Cinema is a cross between a camera and the mechanics of a sewing machine, which helped capture on a long strip of film, a large number of photos one after the other. In this instance, since 1927, it is still 24 frames per second.
A professional training to collectively invent projection devices in order to build a greater intimacy with the material of the image. Then draw up a charter of good practices in the field of image education.
As part of the Academic Meeting on (...)
Interview with Benoît Labourdette by Axel Meunier on the film’s creative process "Tell me LED’.
Axel Meunier interviewed me about the inspiration for my film being created “Tell me LED”. This 40-minute interview, titled “Conversation#39 - (...)
I led the team for the association Documentary on Big Screen a two-day training on technologies “Digital Cinema”.
Documentary on Big Screen is an association that supports the documentary in theaters and its dissemination in general, through (...)
At the initiative of Peggy Nacitas, in the MJC (House of Young people and Culture) of Savigny-sur-Orge (France), I proposed “Pocket Films” workshops, for young people aged 11 to 14 years.
On 7 May 2013, a day of production workshop “Pocket Films” (...)
Teaching method : 7 sessions to make films simply with a phone or a camera... Read the article
What to do with a pocket camera ?
Whether it’s a smartphone or a camera, either their own unit or that of the family, now almost all children and (...)
“The shortest day” is the annual nationwide big event of short films in France on December 21 of each year, proposed by CNC (National Film Centre for the moving image), since 2011.
I participated in the creation of this event in 2011, as (...)