One of the first difficulties of writing the script is the macroscopic structure, ie the general sense of the narrative. Forget Syd Field
There are, of course, the famous “three-act structure,” dear to Syd Field (see his famous book Screenplay), (...)
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 (...)
Learning Workshop in filmmaking with mobile phone.
The Speaking Cinema Association in Angers (France), which is involved since a long time in dissemination and education to the image, offered a training in filmmaking with mobile phone, which I (...)
The Cinematheque of Martigues offers a program of films by Benoît Labourdette. “From the sensitive to the camera”
Benoît Labourdette’s film program, from April 1 to 15, 2017, as part of the exhibition “Films in the Pockets”.
The criteria of composition
When we do the framing of an image with a camera, we often use the classical criteria of image composition, inherited from the tradition of figurative painting. Which is quite natural. Things as we see them in the (...)
Study day, during which I presented the first version of the film The unconscious actors. Participative projection. A participatory film
The proposal I made to those present was, after the film was broadcast, to film, with the same phone, or (...)
In the “Mashup Film Festival” at the Forum des Images (Paris, France), 15 and 16 June 2013, I was invited to propose a workshop for making animated films with handheld cameras, in one shot, cut out of paper. The festival, now in its third edition (...)
The “chain” of photographic galleries YellowKorner (70 galleries in the world), in partnership with Les films de mon oncle, exposes from april 16th to june 14th 2014 nine photographic prints extracts from films of Jacques Tati : Big Day (1949). (...)
Animation d’ateliers de réalisation de films dans 3 classes de lycée, pour le concours Pocket Films - Imaginascience 2015.
Dans le cadre du concours Pocket Films - Imaginascience, j’ai animé trois ateliers de réalisation de films, dans trois classes (...)
Workshops for the production of films in Virtual Reality in three libraries of the City of Paris: Bibliothèque Historique de la Ville de Paris, Bibliothèque de l’Hôtel de Ville, Bibliothèque Arthur Rimbaud.
As part o fNumok, the digital library (...)
Inventing art forms, filmed with drone.
The Company, place of contemporary art in Marseille, led by Paul-Emmanuel Odin, invited me to offer to local youth, in the central and very popular in Marseille where it is an audiovisual creative (...)
Proposal open to the public to make animated films to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Higher School of Architecture Paris-Belleville. Analysis, strategy and implementation
How, in an evening when a thousand people are invited, (...)
Explorer and challenge the imagination of the drone into action by the realization of a collective film. Infilmement small festival
As part of the 4th edition of the film festival for high school students Infilmement small festival, I proposed (...)
Collaborative creation of a film for 80 people.
The Regional Meetings of Image Passengers of the Rhône-Alpes Region, organized by Acrira (Amaury Piotin) at the cinema of La Turbine (Michel Caré and François Bonifacj) on October 7,2017, brought (...)
Filmmaking workshops in holiday centres.
Holiday centres CCAS traditionally offer holidaymakers many quality cultural activities. In the summer of 2018, we proposed an innovative, creative and participatory activity as part of the “Act’éthiques” (...)
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 (...)
The Swiss Foundation at the Cité Universitaire in Paris (France), proposes, run by students, regular screenings of films.
February 12, 2015 meeting devoted to the decade of the Mobile Film Festival, that I presented with Patrizia De Lauretis, (...)
Transfer of innovative teaching tools for image education.
Hors Champs association in Niort, organizer of the Festival Takavoir (shot with mobile phones or pocket-camera films), is commissioned by the Poitou-Charentes Region, in the context of (...)
Workshop of film making with drone for a group of teenagers in Clermont de l’Oise.
ACAP (Pôle Image Picardie), within the framework of the Passeurs d’Images system and in collaboration with the Center socio-culture de Clermont de l’Oise, offered (...)
The fémis (National School of picture and sound, Paris - France) offers a “Summer School”, which is each year a documentary filmmaking course during two months for students from around the world.
I assure the animation of the beginning of the (...)
Day of intergenerational filmmaking workshops at the Le Garde Chasse theatre-film theatre (Les Lilas - 93).
As part of the support for the City of Lilacs’ digital development project, Benoît Labourdette is setting up actions to prefigure and (...)
Since 2011, I have been offering workshops for the production of animated films from paper cut, in various contexts, notably in media libraries, at the Maison des metallos, at the Forum des images, at the Museum of Man->Art636], at the Grand (...)
The drone, this flying camera that comes among us, raises, for a filmmaker, important issues. Military object, object for surveillance and death, object of cartographic ubiquity by multinationals, and soon business purpose, delivery device. (...)