26 March

Ciné Institute Commercial

Ciné Institute Commercial

Watch our first institutional commercial produced by second year Ciné Institute students.

10 March

On the Set: Jus Papaye

Check out our photos from on the set of a Haitian papaya juice commercial. This exercise helped our students explore different film techniques and shots to enhance the perceived value of a product.

10 March

Congratulations: Laruent Ralphden Hired Full-Time at UNDP

Ciné Institute graduate, Laurent Ralphden, has just been hired full time by UNDP as a cameraman. We’re very proud of our student and we’ll miss him as he moves to Port-au-Prince for work! In Laurent’s words, “Ciné Institute is a beautiful cinema school, it gave me a thorough education in filmmaking for two years, free of […]

8 March

Tordu Crochu

The music video for Tordu Crochu was directed by second year Ciné Institute student Marc-Henry Valmond. This blues song by Haitian musician Wooly Saint-Louis Jean tells the story of a man professing his love for a woman he just met.

5 March

Haiti Optimiste 2013 Video Lineup

Haiti Optimiste 2013 Video Lineup

The Haiti Optimiste New York event was a resounding success, thanks to all our supporters. We understand that not everyone was able to make it to this inspirational event, thus we decided to compile all the videos shown during the event for your viewing pleasure. HAITI OPTIMISTE NY: VIDEO LINEUP from Ciné Institute on Vimeo. […]

3 March

Alex Rademakers Workshop

Spanish director and writer Alex Rademakers known for Tokyo (2003), Aviones (2009) and Eva: Making Of (2012) came to came to visit us here in Jacmel. Alex led a fascinating workshop on advanced audio visual language to first year students.

3 March

Arnaud Robert Workshop

Arnaud Robert, who co-authored State with our friend Paolo Woods, began his career as a music journalist. He travels between Africa and the Caribbean in search of world music. Arnaud gradually extended his interest into other aspects of culture – particularly Vodou, contemporary African art, and social problems in these regions. He presented his documentary film Bondye Bon to […]

2 March

Haiti Optimiste 2013

Haiti Optimiste 2013

A look at Ciné Institute’s beginning of year fund raising event, celebrating the Haitian artistry and the works of Ciné Institute students. It was a beautiful evening, and an amazing turn out, we are grateful to all those who made this event a success. To give to the institute go here

2 March

Roselaure Charles Workshop

Our 2011 Ciné Institute graduate Roselaure Charles who is currently studying at Ramapo College of New Jersey on a 3 year scholarship, came back to Jacmel visited our beautiful new campus. She shared her experience studying abroad with first and second year students, facing cultural and creative shock and growing enormously as a filmmaker. Roselaure […]

1 March

Jimmy Jean-Louis Workshop

Jimmy Jean Louis, a Haitian actor and model, and also a member of our advisory board, spent a day at Ciné Institute to present his newest film project, Toussaint Louverture. After his presentation he answered student questions regarding acting, filmmaking and his role in the upcoming film.