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Voice-over is often discouraged in academic scriptwriting textbooks, which focus on the dramatic situation rather than on an interiority considered potentially boring. And yet, many films, and even “mainstream products”, successfully use (...)

The Swiss Foundation at the Cité Universitaire in Paris (France), proposes, run by students, regular screenings of films. February 12, 2015 meeting devoted to the decade of the Mobile Film Festival, that I presented with Patrizia De Lauretis, (...)

Collective film (1’37s, 2018).

Pictures escape from the books and express their desire for freedom.

Premiere of the film “Tell me LED” (France, 2016, 65 minutes), Friday, January 8, 2016 at 20:30. Cinéma Le Méliès, 12 Place Jean Jaurès - 93100 Montreuil - France. “Mairie de Montreuil” metro station. Free admission by reservation : reservation (...)

Listen to the people around you and write down some of their words.

Collective film (4’11s, 2016).

In a park, games of seduction of things at pivotal moments in their lives.

A film by Benoît Labourdette (1’26s, 2018, pseudonym: Bob).

Transmission is emulation, fertilization of the soul.

Autonomous collective film (9’09s, 2019).

The camera circulates, goes from hand to hand, between boys of all ages, inviting us to share emotions, interactions, issues...

Collective film (4’22s, 2019).

They lost, or they won, they testify atypically.

How to get listening and silence in a group? Surprisingly, by going through a work on oneself the results can be spectacular. Silence is a prerequisite to listening: a false idea When we address a group of people, we need silence to be able to (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (9’54s, 2014).

A mystery of the act of painting, unveiled with Richard Texier.

Inventing art forms, filmed with drone. The Company, place of contemporary art in Marseille, led by Paul-Emmanuel Odin, invited me to offer to local youth, in the central and very popular in Marseille where it is an audiovisual creative (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (6’19s, 2017).

Creation of the synthesis film of a multidisciplinary artistic intervention carried out in Choisy-le-Roi over a year, within the framework of urban renewal.

Video capture of a collective creation directed by Benoît Labourdette. Played on March 26, 2016 at the CNSAD (15 minutes).

“Today, almost everyone takes the stage on digital networks, takes a presence in the gaze of others by self-portraits interposed. What about the place of our lives? What can the theater stage, representation, and poetic gesture put into motion in (...)

A film by Benoît Labourdette (2’20s, 2009).

The correspondences between the rain, which burns the glasses, which prevents to see, and the denialist theses on the agenda of the media for a few moments, which are also ways to still not want to see. The real arises from this confrontation, (...)

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. (...)

“Let’s imagine for a moment that this broom is a human being”, “let’s imagine for a moment that this pavement is a sun”, “let’s imagine for a moment that the night doesn’t exist”... in everyday life, incongruous and surrealistic visions of the world. (...)

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