Drone

Thoughts Recently, drones equipped with cameras are accessible to the public. Ie the flying camera, previously reserved for seasoned professionals or army becomes “democratic.” This camera can produce images of the sky views and movements that no (...)

Experimental film by Benoît Labourdette (7’26s, 2015). With Marta Zielinska and Senghte Vanh Bouapha.

A couple of “Living ghosts” emanate from the walls, floors, windows, of an old apartment.

A film by Richard Texier and Benoît Labourdette (8’51s, 2014).

Film Richard Texier’s paintings with a drone...

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 (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’44s, 2020).

Buildings have been constructed in connection with the sky. What did we lose?

Filming with a drone singularly change the view of the world, and perhaps the film writing, in political and sensitive aspects. As part of the study day “Framing/deframing Editing/Disediting - The aesthetic challenges of connected audiovisual (...)

Article from the daily newspaper Sud Ouest on a video clip making workshop with drone for teenagers at the Rocher de Palmer in Bordeaux in October 2014, organized by Ecla Aquitaine and animated by Benoît (...)

Video interview of Benoît Labourdette by the Observatory of cultural policies (3’52s, 2019).

Video interview of Benoît Labourdette: why and how to conduct cultural mediations for the younger generations in the digital age. Directed by Aurélie Doulmet.

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 (...)

Conference on artistic creation with drones. UAV Images Conference-debate in the auditorium of the Gaite Lyrique Thursday, July 9, 2015, at 19h. 3a Rue Papin, 75003 Paris, France (free entry) Details As part of the release of the latest (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’09s, 2014).

Where is our body ?

A ghost flutters in his place of honor. Instrumental, 2016, 18’01s . Composition and interpretation of Benoît Labourdette (synthesizers). Film co-directed by Alain Fleischer and Benoît Labourdette.

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 (...)

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 Abouav It is with a joy that cannot be concealed that I share (...)

Film shootings with drone during the end of year celebration of Paul Langevin college in Mitry-Mory. In Mitry-Mory in the Paris region (France), the Concorde cinema (led by Maëlig Cozic-Sova) initiates cultural collaborations with school (...)

Video interview between Franck Ancel and Benoît Labourdette on the stakes of images and digital, as part of the prefiguration of the Digital Washhouse.

Projection on the ten screens of EP7 - The digital dance hall (Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France) of a selection of films by Benoît Labourdette shot with a drone (18-minute loop video), along with other works chosen by the Mobile Camera Club (...)

Conference on creativity with drone of filmmaking masterclass with drone. As part of the 2015 edition of Digifest Festival in Toronto, on the theme “Privacy, money, pleasure: learn how technology is changing everyday life”, I gave a conference (...)

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 (...)

Creation, writing, production, interpretation of a film entirely shot with a drone, piloted by teenagers. On two successive Saturdays in January 2017, the city of Niort, in partnership with the FRMJC of Poitou Charentes and within the framework (...)

30-minute performance with a drone, for a filmmaker, a performer and a composer. Benoît Labourdette, Gabriel Beckinger, Philip Griffiths. The next weekend, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 December, at 15h and 16h at the Pompidou Center (Paris), come (...)

Screening out of competition of the film « Brahim’s backpack » by Benoît Labourdette (5’04s, 2016). “Olonne Film Festival” is an event of high quality around the autobiographical film. In 2016, after the screening of this film, I have conducted a (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (5’11s, 2014).

The myth of scientific progress. According to Albert Bayet.

Film workshop with drone during one week for a group of teenagers, to make music clips, and more... ECLA Aquitaine, under the “Passeurs d’images” dynamic, driven by Virgine Mespoulet, wished to propose an innovative film workshop with drone, for a (...)

The drone as a tool for sound creation. The Wave Length Festival 12th Festival of the radio and listening (Brest - France), invited me as part of a partnership with INA to lead a masterclass / performance with a drone, which led to the creation (...)

Audiovisual workshop with drone for young inhabitants of the city of the Navigators in Choisy-le-Roi, as part of a multidisciplinary artistic project. As part of the Urban Renewal project in Choisy-le-Roi, several successive actions took place (...)

Publication of an article in the special addon of ArtPress “Richard Texier, PANTHEO vortex” (June-July 2014). Download complete article (bilingual english-french) ArtPress devoted a special addon to Richard Texier, French painter and sculptor, (...)

A film co-directed by Alain Fleischer and Benoît Labourdette (18’01s, 2016). Music by Benoît Labourdette.

An UAV in the Picasso Museum in Paris just before its reopening in 2014. An unusual visit to a place such that you will never see it again. And Picasso speaks...

Article on the site Popular University of Pictures (UPOPI). On the representation of the world that drones are changing. The Popular University of Pictures is an editorial site for educational purposes established by CICLIC, the Pole of Picture (...)

Developing collective films with drone in two hours! First edition of “the beautiful May” festival As part of the first “the beautiful May” festival (I saw a documentary) in Lorient, I led a one-day workshop on how to make films with drone, for (...)

Artwork digital video. Benoît Labourdette (5’51s, 2014).

Abstract shapes, children color from the sky.

Excerpts (1’24s) from a film by Benoît Labourdette (59’, 2020).

Relaxation film for hospitalized people. A gentle walk in the forest of Fontainebleau, shot with a drone, illustrated by a delicate musical atmosphere. A commission d’Art dans la cité, as part of the interactive and immersive device for the (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (5’04s, 2016).

A rat race, to mourn the departure of the beloved.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’45s, 2015).

Visual composition, music and sound, from a noisy flying camera, referring to the movie “The Man with a Camera” (Dziga Vertov, 1929).

A film by Benoît Labourdette (6’19s, 2017).

Creation of the synthesis film of a multidisciplinary artistic intervention carried out in Choisy-le-Roi over a year, within the framework of urban renewal.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (3’47s, 2016). Produced by Arcadi Île-de-France.

Documentary on the exhibition “Prosopopoeia, when objects come to life.” The look of a machine, the drone, on objects endowed with autonomy.

The MOOC of the city of Paris on digital media, with Benoît Labourdette. The City of Paris launched “MOOC Digital Media Paris”, of which I am one of the first responders, with Dominique Cardon and ORLAN. This MOOC is built by EPSAA (Higher (...)

Under the direction of Laurence Allard, Laurent Creton and Roger Odin.

Publication by Benoît Labourdette of the article “The UAV, a creative tool” in the collective book “Theorem 29:”Mobiles: artistic and aesthetic issues". http://psn.univ-paris3.fr/ouvrage/29-mobiles-enjeux-artistiques-et-esthetiques This book aims (...)

Exploring the issues of pictures made by drones, in workshops for children. On 27 September 2014, as part of the launch day of the season for young audiences at the Pompidou Centre (Paris, France), I proposed a foreshadowing workshops (...)

The drone is “democratizing”, begins to enter our lives. The world seen from above, the real world through this flying eye, disembodied, as in our vision of virtual worlds... our representation of the world is changing because of this new “look”, (...)

The drone, this flying camera that comes among us, raises, for a filmmaker, important issues. Military object, object for surveillance and death, object of cartographic ubiquity by multinationals, and soon business purpose, delivery device. (...)

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