Content linked to Imagination

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 scenario that gives, on reading, the sensation of the soundtrack of the film, will have a rare, extremely convincing evocative power. Physiological thinking of the scenario A film is, physiologically, an object that addresses only two of our (...)

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 (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (5’16s, 2011).

A meeting, like a thousand other meetings. No, it is your meeting.

From the point of view of perception, a film is only an illusion formed by our brain from visual and auditory stimuli. Images seen can produce sounds and vice versa. Each person mentally constructs a different film from the same film seen. Thus (...)

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 (...)

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” (...)

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

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

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 (...)

Within the framework of professional trainings, educational workshops and other cultural activities, I regularly propose the production of collective films. Strong moments of group formation, sharing of imagination. Here is the principle: in (...)

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