Benoît Labourdette is a filmmaker, educator, expert in new media, cultural innovation and business leader. This website offers the sharing of his films and other works, as well as educational, cultural and technical resources.

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Reflection and starting point for experiments.

Moving images are verticalizing. This is far from being anecdotal and has an impact on our representation of the world. What philosophical changes does this bring about? How can we explore them? How can we share them? Images are becoming more (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (4’15s, 2020).

The paradox of knowing there’s so much we don’t know. IssueCan a film be a philosophical support? I.e. to be a tool to open up to the activity of thinking about the world. I think so.

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 (...)

Methodological proposal.

What methodology should be adopted to build cultural projects that have the capacity to tame uncertainty and thus become more deeply rooted in their objectives? Methodological proposal, based on the thesis of Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the (...)

Selection of articles and films

A collective film, initiated and edited by Benoît Labourdette (1h01’, 2009-2020).

Look out your window at home, and think of an important memory.This collective film is composed of 44 videos (among 500 made) shot by people in France, Algeria and Tunisia, between 2009 and 2013, in creative workshops led by Benoît Labourdette. (...)

The Polyamory series consists of very short films that challenge assumptions about love. Graphic works linked to synthetic texts, with scientific or testimonial value.Love is a subject that is as much overused as it is little questioned in its (...)

Podcast by Benoît Labourdette (17’30s, 2020).

Complete pedagogical method for making three types of films in sequence shot: collective film, animated film, memory at the window.During the confinement period in March-April 2020, EPT Est Ensemble and the Seine Saint Denis Department, in (...)

A high level cultural event, based on the creativity of the participants: making films from commented photographs, broadcast at the time, which invite the spectators to contribute to it.. The projectIn November 2019, as part of the Festival of (...)

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My films are streamed here (often with English subtitles). Between experimentation and narration, I often work in series.In all fields of artistic expression, the series is an important figure, because it makes it possible to express a (...)

Shoot movies with mobile phones as of 2005, when cameras appear in phones, shoot movies with drones from 2013, when he sold quantities at Christmas, use standalone portable projectors to project movies in the streets, deflect the techniques of (...)

Documents, conference recordings, downloadable books, press articles, interviews... related to my interventions in the fields of cinema, audiovisual and digital.

We are in a society of words, and in a society of images. Citizens have become producers and broadcasters of their images, as well as being spectators. The images and their circulations modify in depth the psychosocial dimension of our lives. (...)

I lead professional training in the fields of audiovisual, digital, new writing, as well as of image education.And I build, coordinate and implement training programs.

The Benoît Labourdette production company (SASU with a capital of 15000€ - SIRET : 818 146 146 128 00017 R.C.S. PARIS - NAF Code 5911C) is an agile working tool, which allows me to build creative, technical, educational and consulting services. (...)

Because of the mechanical nature of its technical function, photography is for me a matter of time rather than a visual matter : in its silver salts, or its pixels today, it is time which is captured, preserved, reinvented at every glance. Time (...)

I compose the soundtracks and music of most of my movies, and also compose, more rarely, autonomous musical pieces. Free treaming and download.

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Why use special software to write a screenplay ?A screenplay goes, often in a standardized format, which boils down to something very simple: one page = 1 minute.A script page contains: numbers, title and details of scenes, stage directions (...)

Initially questions What is literature ? A look at the real ? A meeting between a filmmaker and a reality ? What is the value of a documentary ? In the quality of spontaneity, the truth of this meeting ? Spontaneity and truth are they two (...)

“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 (...)

Scrivener is probably today the best software to write a script. Synthetic discovery of this tool. Why a specific software to write a screenplay?Why would we need specific software to write a script? Don’t we just need a pen or a word (...)