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