Content linked to Writing

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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), (...)

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 (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’04s, silent, 2017, pseudonym: Luc Finstein).

Ragey writing can be beneficial.

A short documentary by Benoît Labourdette (4’36s, 2011).

Fate of the world leads me to cross a sculpture by Richard Texier in the port of La Rochelle, in July 2011. A correspondence, written and filmed, follows.

The intersection of the bodies of certain letters is the nature of this writing.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’22s, 2019).

Where the activity of writing takes us unwittingly into unfathomable depths.

Collective film (7’22s, 2017).

Words dance to make racism and discrimination vanish.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’26s, 2013).

On the way to autofiction, a conversation between a father and his son, played by the same voice.

Calligraphic explorations, unique words inspiring their form of drawing.

Collective film (3’10s, 2019).

A revolt of objects against the Internet and its uses.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’30s, silent, 2017, pseudonym: Albert D.).

Philosophy of techniques confronted with human sociology.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’56s, 2017).

When the intimate poetry becomes public.

Collective film (5’52s, 2014).

The unexpected little people of a movie theater.

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette, 4’48s, 2014.

Write, read, speak... but what ? And in what language ? I dont know... I listen without trying to understand.

Words are discovered, stripped, met in the adventure of their freehand writing.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’24s, 2019, muet).

Why do we let ourselves be photographed? Based on photos of Mark Neville published in Le Monde “M”.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’22s, silent, 2017, pseudonym: The child).

Leafing through the old photographs of the collective unconscious is to return to oneself.

A movie by Benoît Labourdette (2’19s, 2014).

Life on a blank screen...

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’24s, 2015).

Exploration by word and image of the relationship between physical movement and writing.

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 (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’48s, silent, 2017, pseudonym: Abel A.).

Our simple alphabet is in itself of great diversity. This diversity is indispensable to every expression, every creation.

Film by Benoît Labourdette (3’34 s, 2016).

Reading of the last paragraphs of “’Remembrance of Things Past” by Marcel Proust. Links between literature, painting and movement.

A film by Sylviane Bertrand and Benoît Labourdette (1’, silent, 2018).

A simple painting can create controversy in a couple.

Writing workshop based around photographs. This project was part of the 8th international film festival Filmer le travail in the city of Poitiers and was supported by the CCAS, the works council of EDF. The workshop took place on the 17th and (...)

Classical:NEXT 2018 (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) featured France. Opening evening on May 16, 2018, for 700 professionals from the classical music sector. At the request of Françoise Clerc, head of classical & jazz of the agency Le Bureau (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’47s, 2009).

Let’s imagine for a moment that this wall is outside... .

The European Centre for Training Film Production (CEFPF) in Paris, offers professional training in cutting-edge production, writing, film-making, since 20 years. I teach in CEFPF on the subjects of new (...)

Performing arts is my training and my initial culture. Young actor in the 90’s with among other La Compagnie du Chaland and Trottoir Express (France), I was teached to the work of the mask and the art of the jester with William Nedel. I also very (...)

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