Creativity

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), (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

A high level cultural event, based on the creativity of the participants: making films from commented photographs, broadcast at the time, which invite the spectators to contribute to it.. The project In November 2019, as part of the Festival of (...)

Filmmaking workshops in holiday centres. Holiday centres CCAS traditionally offer holidaymakers many quality cultural activities. In the summer of 2018, we proposed an innovative, creative and participatory activity as part of the “Act’éthiques” (...)

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 (...)

Making VR movies for groups of kids in an hour. As part of the “Almost Screen-Free Week”, the town of Garges-lès-Gonesse offered critical thinking workshops on digital technology to all audiences, especially children. At the suggestion of Alice (...)

Newspaper article.

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

Inventing art forms, filmed with drone. The Company, place of contemporary art in Marseille, led by Paul-Emmanuel Odin, invited me to offer to local youth, in the central and very popular in Marseille where it is an audiovisual creative (...)

In four hours, form a group, experiment with RV, appropriate a place and the technique, imagine a scenario, and shoot a 360° film, thanks to collective creativity and cooperation.. The Bibliothèque Publique d’Information of the Centre Pompidou (...)

Stage de 5 semaines (formation en présentiel, à distance ou mixte).

Cette formation approfondie proposée par le CEFPF, dont le formateur référent est Benoît Labourdette, permet l’appropriation des nouveaux langages, technologies et pratiques de l’audiovisuel numérique, dans une perspective de construction (...)

Learning Workshop in filmmaking with mobile phone. The Speaking Cinema Association in Angers (France), which is involved since a long time in dissemination and education to the image, offered a training in filmmaking with mobile phone, which I (...)

Workshops for the production of films in Virtual Reality in three libraries of the City of Paris: Bibliothèque Historique de la Ville de Paris, Bibliothèque de l’Hôtel de Ville, Bibliothèque Arthur Rimbaud. As part o fNumok, the digital library (...)

The Cinematheque of Martigues offers a program of films by Benoît Labourdette. “From the sensitive to the camera” Benoît Labourdette’s film program, from April 1 to 15, 2017, as part of the exhibition “Films in the Pockets”. Presentation text To (...)

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 (...)

Interview of Benoît Labourdette by Jean-Yves de Lépinay (11’37s, 2020).

Sharing examples of audiovisual creation workshops conducted in the spirit of cultural rights: moving from “participation” to “interaction.” This trust we choose to put in others is a risk we take, it changes us. We take the risk of being able to (...)

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 (...)

The Swiss Foundation at the Cité Universitaire in Paris (France), proposes, run by students, regular screenings of films. February 12, 2015 meeting devoted to the decade of the Mobile Film Festival, that I presented with Patrizia De Lauretis, (...)

Transfer of innovative teaching tools for image education. Hors Champs association in Niort, organizer of the Festival Takavoir (shot with mobile phones or pocket-camera films), is commissioned by the Poitou-Charentes Region, in the context of (...)

Animation d’ateliers de réalisation de films dans 3 classes de lycée, pour le concours Pocket Films - Imaginascience 2015. Dans le cadre du concours Pocket Films - Imaginascience, j’ai animé trois ateliers de réalisation de films, dans trois classes (...)

In the “Mashup Film Festival” at the Forum des Images (Paris, France), 15 and 16 June 2013, I was invited to propose a workshop for making animated films with handheld cameras, in one shot, cut out of paper. The festival, now in its third edition (...)

Workshop of film making with drone for a group of teenagers in Clermont de l’Oise. ACAP (Pôle Image Picardie), within the framework of the Passeurs d’Images system and in collaboration with the Center socio-culture de Clermont de l’Oise, offered (...)

Because to film is to produce an encounter, and it is the encounter that gives life.

Proposal open to the public to make animated films to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Higher School of Architecture Paris-Belleville. Analysis, strategy and implementation How, in an evening when a thousand people are invited, (...)

Collaborative creation of a film for 80 people. The Regional Meetings of Image Passengers of the Rhône-Alpes Region, organized by Acrira (Amaury Piotin) at the cinema of La Turbine (Michel Caré and François Bonifacj) on October 7,2017, brought (...)

How filmmaking workshop practices, if conducted in the right way, can build strong social bonds.

Study day, during which I presented the first version of the film The unconscious actors. Participative projection. A participatory film The proposal I made to those present was, after the film was broadcast, to film, with the same phone, or (...)

The “chain” of photographic galleries YellowKorner (70 galleries in the world), in partnership with Les films de mon oncle, exposes from april 16th to june 14th 2014 nine photographic prints extracts from films of Jacques Tati : Big Day (1949). (...)

5 day course : technical basis, strategy and creativity for new media. The students of the “Licence Pro audiovisual designer director” (University Paul Valéry - Montpellier 3 - France) have a multidisciplinary profile, both artistic and technical. (...)

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. (...)

The Pocket Films Festival was born in 2005, with the appearance of cameras in mobile phones. I designed and directed it at the request of the Forum des Images (Paris, France), who was the producer, in partnership with SFR and CNC. It has been (...)

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