Content linked to Movement

Loop video by Benoît Labourdette (2’05s, 2000).

Primitive motion pictures.

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.

Video loop by Benoît Labourdette (1’10s, 2013).

The clouds move slowly, if you look at the sky for a brief moment, but seem to go very quickly if you take the time to look. The relativity of perceived time... And if we superimpose the pictures of themselves over time ? Or rather, if we (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’18s, 2017).

Diving inside the organic movement of the wind maybe.

Loop video by Benoît Labourdette (1’, 2000).

Primitive motion pictures.

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 (...)

Video creation by Benoît Labourdette (3’50s, 2013).

What is architecture, what is a place, how do you envisage ?

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 (...)

Set of 18 songs composed and performed by Benoît Labourdette. Nine of them are sung, the rest are instrumental. Music and sound material is constructed from samples of organs and sounds of the world. The lyrics are written without the help of (...)

Video-vegetal installation. Into the International Garden Festival of Chaumont-sur Loire, the landscape architect Jean-Philippe Poirée-Ville has created a vegetable sculpture, in a basement, as a large liana levitating in the dark. I worked on (...)

These 14 musical pieces are the content of my first musical CD, “The erogenous city” (2001), built with real sounds, granularisations and simple percussions. In my way of discovering the musical language, this is the first sign. I used some of (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’47s, 2009).

Let’s imagine for a moment that this trash can is a bus...

Pocket Films began as a film festival, founded by Benoît Labourdette with Forum des images (Paris, France, 2005-2010), dedicated to the creation of films with cell phones and pocket cameras. Its success made that it has become a common name : we (...)

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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