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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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. (...)

Collective film (4’32s, 2020)

When images and objects close to the body lead to shared collective memories of important moments.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’00s, 2020).

The Fondation Afnic supports projects that combine digital technology and solidarity. Benoît Labourdette’s visualization of the 2020 calls for projects.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (8s, 2020).

Unveiling rich movie programming in 8 seconds. For television broadcasts, it was necessary to have a trailer version of only 8 seconds, for the 42nd edition of the Créteil Women’s International Film Festival. The idea co-constructed between (...)

Selection of articles and films

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 (...)

Short lecture by Benoît Labourdette (7’30s).

Public synthetic presentation of the “Pocket Films Empathy” approach (Serge Tisseron and Benoît Labourdette), by involving the spectators, so that they live the subject from the inside. On the occasion of the donation of his archives to the (...)

Proposal open to the public to make animated films to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Higher School of Architecture Paris-Belleville. Analysis, strategy and implementation How, in an evening when a thousand people are invited, (...)

The films gathered here were made in a collaborative way in 2019 as part of the participatory artistic action DIA LOG, which accompanies the changes in the Les Navigateurs district of Choisy-le-Roi. Immersed in the eyes of the children of the (...)

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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 field 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 (...)