A film by Benoît Labourdette (8s, 2020).
Unveiling rich movie programming in 8 seconds. For television broadcasts, it was necessary to have a trailer version of only 8 seconds, for the 42nd edition of the Créteil Women’s International Film Festival. The idea co-constructed between (...)
Films with mobile phones in the Students and apprentices in cinema operation (Poitou-Charentes, France). The national operation “Students and apprentices in cinema,” supported by the National Film Centre and the moving image (CNC), offers (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’40s, 2021).
Film comes, in the history of mankind, as a much more religious fact than one might have thought at first glance.. André Bazin, in his article “Ontology of the photographic image” (1945), evokes in a very clear way the function of the original (...)
43rd Grenoble Open Air Short Film Festival : film analysis course.
The Grenoble Open Air Short Film Festival always starts with a two-day course. For the 43rd edition of the festival in 2020, the workshop is animated by Benoît Labourdette, and takes place in video, on the theme “Short film, digital and 21st (...)
You can do X or Y job and create on top of that, it’s 100% legitimate. Kafka was an insurance agent, etc. I realize this with the films I make for people: some of these films are great, of immense richness for me as a spectator, and yet it is not (...)
Professional meeting led by Benoît Labourdette (duration: 1h35’).
How can we draw inspiration for the future of film exhibition from innovative projects carried out during the period of confinement in 2020? Professional meeting led by Benoît Labourdette, filmmaker, educator, expert in new media and cultural (...)
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 (...)
Training for the Institut Français Region East Europe
To take into account the evolution of the use of moving images, in order to conceive adapted cultural proposals, motivating for the public, and in the missions of the Institut Français. Training day animated by Benoît Labourdette, within the (...)
The company ED Distribution has launched in theaters December 26, 2012 “The people” Dutch movie by Alex Van Warmerdam (1992), the twentieth anniversary of its realization. Quidam production supported the restoration of the digital master and (...)
Master 2 “Management of cultural projects” (Science Po Grenoble - OPC)
The digital practices of citizens are changing the meaning of cultural proposals, both public and private. The paradigm of access to culture has shifted and remains in motion. A training day to provide tools to consider cultural projects with (...)
The 4th edition of the Ramdam Festival (festival of the disturbing movies), that was held in Tournai Belgium in January 2014, invited me to deliver a lecture “Mobile phone is the future of cinema” , followed by the creation of a collective film in (...)
A professional training to collectively invent projection devices in order to build a greater intimacy with the material of the image. Then draw up a charter of good practices in the field of image education. As part of the Academic Meeting on (...)
Within the framework of the university of the cinema of Ciclic.
These lectures examine the relationship between the worlds of film and video games. Parallel histories, crossings, reciprocal inspirations and hybridizations between cinema and video games, from Tron to machinimas through Elephant, Casino Royale (...)
Benoît Labourdette Conference and workshop on the development of image educational practices in the digital era. Each year the association Children of cinema, coordinator of the plan School and cinematographic organizes a national meeting (3 (...)
Legal, historical, technological, economic and political elements.
Piracy is a danger for creation, infringers must be punished“: this is the commonly accepted discourse, which directs points of view, regulatory and professional choices. And yet, the very people who hold this discourse contradict it in their (...)
The Forum des Images cultural institution in the city of Paris, is a cultural place of film programming, offers a collection of films about Paris and beyond, as well as many resources on its website. The teams face very directly to rapid changes (...)
Tutorial for a professional practice
The DCP (Digital Cinema Package), is the “digital file format” specific to projection in cinemas (since the disappearance of 35mm film copies in 2012). It is an international technical standard. Here is a summary of the best practices for creating (...)
Short techno-sociological history of cinema.
Moving images seem so natural and omnipresent that we are sometimes not very aware that they are in fact intrinsically linked to very concrete technologies, which have a strong impact on their content, more than we want to believe. For example, (...)
Interview with Benoît Labourdette by Axel Meunier on the film’s creative process "Tell me LED’. Axel Meunier interviewed me about the inspiration for my film being created “Tell me LED”. This 40-minute interview, titled “Conversation#39 - (...)
Interview of Benoît Labourdette on the back of the Breton newspaper Le Télégramme, about the platform By my window, by Guenaëlle Daujon.. Link to the article on Le Télégramme : https://www.letelegramme.fr/france/benoit-labourdette-nous-sommes-tous-des-pra
Lost film distribution, a company headed by Marc Olry, releases in theaters in August 2013 Ryan’s Daughter, directed by David Lean (1970, with Robert Mitchum Sarah Miles, Christopher Jones). Quidam production ensured the upscaling and (...)
Interview of Benoît Labourdette by Guillaume Renoud-Grappin (MCD n°78 “La conjuration des drones” - 2015).
For several years, Benoît Labourdette, director and teacher at La FEMIS, has been pursuing creative (experimental films) and educational (workshops) work around the “new images”. Pocket cameras, cell phones and drones allow everyone to produce (...)
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 (...)
Photographs, paintings, drawings, assemblies and texts by Benoît Labourdette (unless otherwise stated).