Technology

A film by Martine Stora and Benoît Labourdette (26 minutes, 1995).

Paul Virilio, a great philosopher of technology in the 20th Century, in 1994, gave us a vision of the 21st Century that seems to us very enlightening to give meaning to our present, 26 years later.This film, Grand Prix (Silver Wolf) of the (...)

How to put a video online? What are the technical, patrimonial, practical, legal issues? Methodological tools for a professional and structured approach to video on the web.The concepts and methodologies presented in this article, although (...)

You may already have seen these very ugly horizontal lines on video images, very visible in the movements. Therefore we see from time to time ? Where did they come from ? How to get rid ?We must once again, back to the story to understand the (...)

The concept of televisionThe goal of “tele-vision” at the beginning, as its name suggests, was able to transmit moving pictures remotely, making “live” that the cinema does not, because you have to develop the film.But how, in the early 20th (...)

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 (...)

“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 (...)

An empirical law of computing that has more impact than we imagine on professional audiovisual practices. Gordon MooreGordon Moore, a chemist by training, is one of the co-founders of the company Intel, manufacturing microprocessors that equip (...)

Discovery of educational experiences using Virtual Reality, either as a tool or as an object for building critical thinking skills.Round table moderated by Benoît Labourdette, as part of the Digital Culture Meeting 2019, organized by (...)

Premiere of the film “Tell me LED” (France, 2016, 65 minutes), Friday, January 8, 2016 at 20:30. Cinéma Le Méliès, 12 Place Jean Jaurès - 93100 Montreuil - France. “Mairie de Montreuil” metro station. Free admission by reservation : reservation (...)

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 (...)

Training new media in Picardy. Course open for registration.The training “New media, new writing, new funding” proposed by the University of Picardie and ACAP, from October 26 to 30, 2015 (duration: 30 hours) is aimed at professionals, to (...)

We designed, me and the stage director Louise Moaty, a video installation to shoot live on stage of the opera “The cunning little vixen”, produced by the Arcal, released January 15, 2016 at the Maison de la Musique in Nanterre (France), on tour in (...)

Cross Training to digital practices for mediators and teachers.With Red Pixel image pole of the Poitou Charentes region, we have provided training to teachers, speakers, artists and animators, two day training on digital practices at large. I (...)

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 (...)

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.

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. (...)

Roundtable / lectures on the issues of creation in the digital age.Rouen, 2 December 2014. I participated in the roundtable / lectures as an artist and cultural player. It is obvious, digital upset the issues of artistic creation, whether from (...)

Blu-ray discs specifically designed for theatrical release. The heritage of Jacques Tati in digitalThe films of my uncle, founded in 2000 by Jérôme Deschamps and Macha Makeïeff to restore and distribute the films of Jacques Tati, now broadcasts (...)

Manufacturing a DVD containing all the trailers of FNCF public promotion operations, for corporate use.The National Federation of Cinema, which, among others, organized since the 80s “La fête du cinéma” asked me through its advertising agency to (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2016, 1h06’).

Film made of permanent layering of images and sounds, as in writing a chorus of self-creation through artistic expression.Choral work as part of a creative residency at the Maison Populaire de Montreuil in (...)

Article on thethe blog of the Canope Media Library about a virtual reality filmmaking workshop led by Benoît Labourdette.We tested a 360° camera shooting - The idea factory We tested a 360-degree camera shootingNUMOK, the digital festival of (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’06s, 1999-2019).

A contemplative journey through the energy of light, between nature and electronics.

Train mediators who will lead filmmaking workshops.The association Les atomes crochus offers since 2013 the contest “Tell me your technologies”. The idea is to propose the making of intergenerational films about technical objects : a person (...)

Communication by Benoît Labourdette to listen (25 minutes) on the stage use of live contributions from unknown users. As part of the symposium “Attention, machine!”. February 7,2018. This symposium organised by the Litt&Arts UMR of the (...)

ACID is an association of filmmakers who, since 1992, supports the cinema distribution of independent films, and organizes a selection in Cannes film festival. Filmmakers who are committed to other filmmakers.I accompanied and managed the (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (7’05s, 2015).

The bankruptcy of a movie theater, and the words that accompany indifference.

Vocational training on technologies and strategies for developing transmedia projects.For the eighth year, I am the referent trainer of this 5-week professional training course at CEFPF (European Film Production Training Centre), intended (...)

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 (...)

Screening of « Poster », a film by Benoît Labourdette (3’05, 2012).In 2010, Max Schelser, filmmaker and researcher, accompanied by an international committee, created the MINA (Mobile Innovation Network Aotearoa), which organizes: International (...)

Collective film (2’47s, 2019).

When media objects revolt.

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). (...)

Collective film (3’29s, 2019).

Objects share their vision of ecology and the future.

Collective film (2’37s, 2020).

In the den of technology, the place where humans mutate.

Cinema is a cross between a camera and the mechanics of a sewing machine, which helped capture on a long strip of film, a large number of photos one after the other. In this instance, since 1927, it is still 24 frames per second.These (...)

The Franco-German channel ARTE is, like all TV channels, changing the very nature of its activities. ARTE pioneered early on the web (with ARTE Live Web ARTE creative, etc.). These new programs, these new kinds of relationship to the public, and (...)

Collective book to which I contributed, with the article “From economy to the conversation and audiovisual creation”. Publication Date : 19 February 2014 published by Armand Colin Link to the official website of the conference that gave birth to (...)

Reduce the size of a video file while maintaining the best possible quality. Guide for Handbrake free software.Broadcasting video, whether on your computer, telephone, television, on the web, in a theatre or cinema, is the most common and (...)

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.

The first complete guide to filmmaking with mobile phones, Dixit publishing in 2008, which remains a reference. Free download.Download the complete book.I wrote this book to make it a concrete guide, technical as of shooting and directing. I (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette ( 2’54s , 2015).

The mystery of physiological processes at work in a movie theater.

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 textTo (...)

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 (...)

The 2013 edition of Cameras Mobiles Festival, produced by Lux national scene of Valence (France), which will take place from November 21 to 22, 2013, proposes to continue to be a resource for professionals, to help the construction of transmedia (...)

Itinerant projection at night in Valencia, as part of the International Festival of Screenwriters, on the theme of the evolution of audiovisual writing according to technologies.The festival closes on 7 April 2018 with a screening of short (...)

In the context of cultural events, film festivals, theater festivals, launching of exhibitions, or in the school setting, proposals for innovative and participatory cultural actions with digital (...)

I have always had a multidisciplinary way of working between artistic creation, diffusion and cultural engineering, management, pedagogy, technology. These different fields interact, complement each other, feed and are in my background very (...)

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