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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 (...)

Loop video by Benoît Labourdette (1’10s, 2013).

An installation of Japanese bowls, lamps installed to decorate the countryside, in the context of “Encounters documentary film” in Mellionnec (Brittany - France).The movement of these white balls with the wind, with superimposing / subtraction (...)

Public presentation of the film’s creative process “Tell me LED” (Benoît Labourdette, 2015, 65 minutes), Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 16h. The Méliès Cinema (12 Place Jean Jaurès - 93100 Montreuil - France). Free entry.The Documentary Film meetings (...)

I am very regular member commission to award financial aid to film production. In my experience, what are the best practices and pitfalls ? Why oral presentationAll commissions do not offer the ability to project to make an oral presentation. (...)

Show of the video installation « In excelsis » (Jean-Philippe Poirée-Ville, Maëlla-Mickaëlle Maréchal, Benoît Labourdette) in the “Engaged Documentary Festival” - Bretenoux and Teyssieu (Lot - France). At the initiative of Carole Contant, September 25, (...)

DVD Technical Production of a film on the history of cinema.The association Documentaire sur Grand Ecran asked me to manufacture DVDs for their DVD collection “Special Collections”. Documentary films for demanding directors, for which I work in (...)

Screening of the feature film “Fatigue” by Benoît Labourdette (1:03, 2000).The Forum des Images proposed in March 2013, in the series “Cinema City”, a beautiful theme “Experimental Paris”, with films of Chris Marker, Jean-Luc Godard, Philippe Garrel, (...)

Screening of « Barcelona Hotel » by Benoît Labourdette (4’48, 2012). On September 28, 2013.The film was awarded by the Marguerite Duras prize.The jury was constitued by : Vincent Dieutre (filmmaker), Zoé Chantre (artist), Nicolas Thévenin (film (...)

Anthropologies of cinematographic devices, by Jean-Louis Comolli, Benoît Labourdette and Vincent Sorrel.The Etats Généraux du Film Documentaire offer as part of their 27th one-day seminar, 20 August 2015: “The mutations of cinema”. Introductory (...)

Participation in a meeting on the issues of digital writing. Sharing of approaches and creations.TheFIGRA (International Festival of Great news report) invited me to a collaborative innovation moment on the theme of digital and interactive (...)

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 (...)

Voice-over is often discouraged in academic scriptwriting textbooks, which focus on the dramatic situation rather than on an interiority considered potentially boring. And yet, many films, and even “mainstream products”, successfully use (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’47s, 2016). Produced by Arcadi Île-de-France.

Documentary on the exhibition “Prosopopoeia, when objects come to life.” The look of a machine, the drone, on objects endowed with autonomy.

“Multimedia” is an old term (Bob Goldstein, 1966) that refers to the fact of mobilizing together several media (text, still or moving image, sound, interactivity...). The use of the Internet is essentially multimedia. There are regular attempts to (...)

What is a “documentary” ? A singular look on the world, on reality. Any film, any work, offers a vision of the world, whether through fiction or not. Moreover, some documentaries include fiction, and vice versa. So why differentiate these two (...)

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