Instructions of the shortest day

21 December 2011. Published by Benoît Labourdette.

In September 2011, we issued this manual, designed to provide a “toolbox” to the potential participants of the shortest day.

We Isabelle Massot and myself, “thrown” on paper a lot of ideas of cultural activities that we had both already made ​​in other contexts, or that we had imagined for the shortest day specifically.

“The shortest day” is the annual nationwide big event of short films in France on December 21 of each year, proposed by CNC (National Film Centre for the moving image), since 2011. I participated in the creation of this event in 2011, as co-artistic director, director of cultural mediation and technical director. Artistic co-director was Isabelle Massot and the general coordinator Sonia Jossifort. 6000 projections were held on 21 December 2011, more than 10,000 screenings December 21, 2012 ... In 2012, due to time constraints I could not support the second year of the “shortest day” but I (...)