Benoît Labourdette is a filmmaker, educator, expert in new media, cultural innovation and business leader. This website offers the sharing of his films and other works, as well as educational, cultural and technical resources.

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Example of a proposal for antifragile artistic and cultural education.

A proposal for a video production workshop for teenagers in a movie theatre, without initial registration, which was led, through a antifragility approach, to even more success in terms of mobilization, involvement of participants and (...)

A film by Sandra Abouav and Benoît Labourdette (3’27s, 2020).

Flying danced deliriums sung. A choreography between a drone and dancers, for the hundredth and last opus of Sandra Abouav’s “Parking Dance” series (2017-2020). Presentation by Sandra AbouavIt is with a joy that cannot be concealed that I share (...)

Travelling screening as part of the Valence Script Festival

Travelling projection in the old town of Valence of a selection of films “By my window”.The International Festival of Valence - Scriptwriters and Composers could not take place in April 2020 due to the confinement. A partnership has been (...)

Travelling projection workshop.

Workshop for the organization of an itinerant projection for young people from the Fontbarlettes neighbourhood in Valencia (House for All). The project: cultural action and trainingIn partnership with the Festival Valence scénario, to propose (...)

Selection of articles and films

Essay, by Emmanuel Vergès

In the construction of cultural proposals, focus attention on the lived and shared experience. Short essay on the philosophy of action and the function of art.Benoît Labourdette’s work, between By my window and street projections, makes me think (...)

A collective film, initiated and edited by Benoît Labourdette (1h01’, 2009-2020).

Look out your window at home, and think of an important memory.This collective film is composed of 44 videos (among 500 made) shot by people in France, Algeria and Tunisia, between 2009 and 2013, in creative workshops led by Benoît Labourdette. (...)

Documentary on training, directed by Théo Rulin (3’18s, 2020).

Professional training through the concrete implementation of a cultural action rooted in the challenges of a territory, over two days (February 2020). Objectives To meet a changing neighbourhood and its inhabitants through an art education (...)

Video platform

On 1 April 2020, during the period of confinement in France, I opened the video contribution platform www.parmafenetre.fr..Following the numerous feedbacks I received, creating these films, as much as watching them, did a lot of good to those (...)

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My films are streamed here (often with English subtitles). Between experimentation and narration, I often work in series.In all fields of artistic expression, the series is an important figure, because it makes it possible to express a (...)

Shoot movies with mobile phones as of 2005, when cameras appear in phones, shoot movies with drones from 2013, when he sold quantities at Christmas, use standalone portable projectors to project movies in the streets, deflect the techniques of (...)

Methodological tools, documents, conference recordings, downloadable books, press articles, interviews... related to my interventions in the fields of culture, audiovisual, pedagogy and digital (...)

We are in a society of words, and in a society of images. Citizens have become producers and broadcasters of their images, as well as being spectators. The images and their circulations modify in depth the psychosocial dimension of our lives. (...)

I lead professional training in the fields of audiovisual, digital, new writing, as well as of image education.And I build, coordinate and implement training programs.

The Benoît Labourdette production company (SASU with a capital of 15000€ - SIRET : 818 146 146 128 00017 R.C.S. PARIS - NAF Code 5911C) is an agile working tool, which allows me to build creative, technical, educational and consulting services. (...)

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 (...)

I compose the soundtracks and music of most of my movies, and also compose, more rarely, autonomous musical pieces. Free treaming and download.

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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 (...)

“Image education 2.0” (under the direction of Benoît Labourdette), practical book of image education in the digital age, published by ACAP. Free download.Download the entire book (french).In line with the work of Jacques Rancière (“The ignorant (...)

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 (...)