- On 18 December 2019
Several photographs of the panel discussion Jean-Pierre Beauviala (1937-2019): ingénieur, inventeur, artiste, held at Bologna at the Il Cinema Ritrovato film festival from 22 to 30 June.
This event, organised under the aegis of the research partnership TECHNÈS and the program Beauviatech(Jean-Pierre Beauviala et la société Aäton – Des techniques audiovisuelles et de leurs usages, modalités historiques, esthétiques et pratiques) in collaboration with the Cineteca di Bologna,brought together researchers, critics and film professionals to pay tribute to the work of Jean-Pierre Beauviala using photographs and film clips.
The panel discussion was an opportunity to hear Alain Bergala, a critic, university professor and filmmaker who spoke about the singular relations Jean-Pierre Beauviala had with cinematic creation in all its forms; Erwan Kerzanet, sound engineer and user of the digital audio recorder Cantar, invented by Jean-Pierre Beauviala; André Gaudreault, professor of cinema at the Université de Montréal and one of the three founders of the international research partnership on cinema techniques and technologies (TECHNÈS); Gilles Mouëllic, professor of cinema at Universté Rennes 2 and initiator and co-director of the Beauviatech research program; and Alexia de Mari, doctoral student in cinema at Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3 whose dissertation examines the earliest years of the Aäton company.
Alexia de Mari, doctoral student in cinema at Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, Gilles Mouëllic, director of the French section of the international research partnership TECHNÈS, Alain Bergala, professor, film critic and filmmaker, and Erwan Kerzanet, sound engineer, during the panel discussion
Erwan Kerzinet, sound engineer and user of the multi-track digital audio recorder Cantar, invented by Jean-Pierre Beauviala, during the panel discussion.