The fear of the blank page ... How to write a screenplay? Each has its engines, ways of inspiration, which are discussed shortly. Include Jean-Claude Carrière, who said “imagination is a muscle.”A common feature of all the writers This is probably (...)
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 (...)
A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’45s, 2021).
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 (...)
How a single word, the most important of words, reveals different facets only through the way it is written.
Loop video by Benoît Labourdette (1’50s, 2000).
Repetitive synthetic voice that seeks to feel the incarnation behind the abstraction.
Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (2’58s, 2014).
The small trace left on a surface, on a “skin”, is perhaps the most important thing there is.
www.imaginem.frWork I supported: Support the definition of the project. Design and ergonomics. Web Development. Training editors (setting text line images, videos).Project The Imaginem Association, led by Philippe Troyon (co-director of (...)
Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’18s, 2014).
I have always been very afraid of the inside of the body.
Marie Vermillard is a director (Lila Lili, Small revelations, Spoken suite ...). She has directed a short film in 2011, “Blinded bellow”, with mobile phone. In this interview, she explains how the proposal I made her to shoot a film with mobile (...)
What is an image ? To answer this question, the first question to ask is: Why do we see? How do we see? What do we see? Keeping it simple: at the bottom of our eye, there is a “sensitive area”, which sends information to the brain, which (...)
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. (...)