The Complete Programme of Master Classes and Meetings



New forms of cinema going, music and films, film restorations, film advertising and the art of silent filmmaking all feature on the programme of meetings and master classes at Lumière 2011.



Wednesday 5th October


11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Meeting with Amateur bloggers.

Lumière 2011 has invited five amateur bloggers amongst the most active of their kind to raise questions on these new forms of film criticism and, on a wider scale, the upheaval in our relationship with cinema brought about by the general use of the Internet. This public meeting will give them the opportunity to talk about their practices and compare experiences.

Benoit Thevenin:

Sandra Mézière

Camille Viot

Jean Nicolas Berniche

Nicolas Bonci

Location : Institut Lumière, Salle Gabriel Veyre




2.30 p.m. – 4.15 p.m. A Tribute to Kevin Brownlow

Kevin Brownlow, specialist in silent films and film restorer and author of The Parade’s Gone By, the authoritative work on silent cinema and its protagonists to be published by the Lumière Institute in November, will meet the public in a master class led by Bertrand Tavernier.

Location : Lumière Institute, in the Hangar




5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Warner’s DVD Policy – a Meeting with Ned Price

Warner Home Video’s invention of DVD’s 15 years ago, revolutionized cinema fans’ behaviour. Ned Price, director of Warner, will present his experience of updating and disseminating our film heritage within Warner Bros. Location – to be advised.

Location : At Lumière Villa, Salle 33. Free Admission.

Moderator : Van Papadopoulos



6.30 p.m. Film Concert Preview by Séverine Abhervé with conductor Ernst Van Tiel

An hour before the beginning of the film concert The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, do not miss this rendezvous in the Bas Atrium for a thirty minute meeting-conference presentation that will enable you to better understand the concert.

Location: The Lyon Auditorium



Tuesday 6th October



11 a.m. Master Class on Jacques Becker Film Restoration by Gaumont.

Gaumont has restored three Jacques Becker films, which will be presented at Lumière 2011. André Labbouz from Gaumont and Ronald Boullet from the Eclair Laboratory will present this work to the public from the original negatives.

Location: Villa Lumière

Guest: André Labbouz (Gaumont) and Ronald Boullet (Eclairlab)



4.30 p.m. – 6 p.m: A Meeting between Amateur and Professional Bloggers

In the presence of 

Thomas Sotinel, Edouard Waintrop and Aurélien Ferenczi.


The five guest amateur bloggers at Lumière 2011 will compare their experiences with those of the professional bloggers Edouad Waintrop, Aurélien Ferenczi and Thomas Sotinel.

Location: Institut Lumière, Salle 33




16.30 p.m. Conference and Visit with Stanislas Choko

Stanislas Choki, specialist in the history of film advertising, will lead a conference and visit to the Musée des Moulages exhibition “Just before the film … A Poster Collection.”

Location: Musée des moulages


Registrations on 04 78 76 77 76 – please note that this is open to a limited number of 40 people.


This exhibition will be open throughout the entire festival, presenting a selection of original posters from the Lumière Institute’s collections.




  • Partenaires médias :
  • France Télévision 2011
  • France Inter 2011
  • Variety 2011
  • Le monde 2011
  • Studio Live 2011
  • Petit Bullettin 2011
  • Evene 2011
  • Telerama 2011

  • Partenaires transport :
  • Trans Air France 2011
  • Trans Renault 2011
  • Trans RA 2011
  • Trans RER 2011
  • Trans Sytral 2011