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.

Latest publications

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 (...)

Cooperative cultural activity for educational purposes.

Exploit the video platform “By my window” in the pedagogical field during and after lockdown: reweave links and learning through shared audiovisual creativity. By my window“By my window” is one of the many cultural proposals launched during (...)

Post-confinement cultural action project.

Itinerant projections on city walls, in the neighbourhood around a cinema, to experience again the happiness of shared projection, without any fear of health, thanks to the outside and the easy respect of social distancing. The film is also an (...)

Resources

The Ocim (Observation Cooperation Museum Information) proposes the sharing of reflections of professionals from the museum world to invent the afterlife, which seem to me really inspiring to innovate in the audiovisual field..Cultural (...)

Selection of articles and films

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. (...)

How to get listening and silence in a group? Surprisingly, by going through a work on oneself the results can be spectacular. Silence is a prerequisite to listening: a false ideaWhen we address a group of people, we need silence to be able to (...)

Podcast by Benoît Labourdette (17’30s, 2020).

Complete pedagogical method for making three types of films in sequence shot: collective film, animated film, memory at the window.During the confinement period in March-April 2020, EPT Est Ensemble and the Seine Saint Denis Department, in (...)

Newspaper article.

At the beginning of April 2020, Télérama offers a summary of initiatives for calls for audiovisual creation during the period of general containment due to the Covid-19 virus. The project “Par ma fenêtre” initiated by Benoît Labourdette is one of (...)

Main sections

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 (...)

Documents, conference recordings, downloadable books, press articles, interviews... related to my interventions in the fields of cinema, audiovisual 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 (...)