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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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.