29 April

Mathilda Cappelluto Workshop

Canadian make-up artist, Mathilda Cappelluto, taught a special effects make-up class to first year Ciné Institute students. They produced spectacular work, however, due to its somewhat graphic nature we won’t showcase all the photos here!

17 April

Tande Kri Ayo

Tande Kri Ayo

A music video directed by second year student Ossela Chery. Tande Kri Ayo is a song composed by Haitian musician Eddy Francois.

17 April

Ana Cappelluto Workshop

Ana Cappelluto is a Fine Arts Dean from Montréal’s Concordia University. Ana Cappelluto is also an accomplished, award-winning scenographer and an integral member of the Montréal theatre community. She conducted a two week long production design class with first and second year Ciné Institute students.

10 April

Africa Interactive Y-Tech Building

Africa Interactive, a media production company based in the Netherlands and Kenya, contracted our Ciné Services department to assist in providing documentary footage of a computer program currently operating in Léogâne, Haiti. Africa Interactive works with local media professionals worldwide and aims to produce content with a social objective primarily focusing on the developing world. Ciné Institute […]

9 April

Midwives for Haiti | Every Mother Counts Documentary

Every Mother Counts and Midwives for Haiti have teamed up to increase the number of skilled birth attendants available to assist pregnant women in Haiti. The 2010 earthquake destroyed the main training hospital serving Haiti’s only midwifery school in Port-au-Prince. MFH teaches Haitians the midwifery skills that turn them into skilled birth attendants. Because of a lack of […]

9 April

Photography Workshop

In a workshop led by our Technical Film Teacher Jonny Silver, second year Ciné Institute students were asked to choose a photograph they admired and recreate the framing and lighting as accurately as possible. The following photographs were taken by our students Ricardo Tranquilin and Benedict Ambroise. Aren’t they beautiful?

5 April

L’Enfantillage

L’Enfantillage

A silent short film directed by Caillot Ezechias. L’enfantillage is part of our institution’s 10 Gourdes films. A series of 2 to 3 minute short films produced by first year Ciné Institute students. Students have one day of preparation, one day to shoot, one day to edit, and a budget of twenty-five cents for each […]

5 April

La Femme

La Femme

La Femme is a silent short film directed by C.I student Godson Prevot. This is part of our institution’s 10 Gourdes films. A series of 2 to 3 minute short films produced by first year Ciné Institute students. Students have one day of preparation, one day to shoot, one day to edit, and a budget […]

5 April

GraphCity Workshop

Jean Paul Laraque and Hugue-Robert Marsan of GraphCity spent two days with Ciné Institute second year students, evaluating and editing music videos that they produced together. GraphCity is a group of young entrepreneurial tech-savvy Haitians based in  Pétion-ville who work both locally and internationally in the field of cinematography and advanced multimedia production. We were happy to […]

4 April

New Program: Dix Gourdes Films

  One day of prep, one day to shoot, one day to edit, and a budget of ten gourdes or  twenty-five cents for each film. Ciné Institute students produced eighty of these short films in just six short weeks. The lessons they learned were to work with locally available resources and to be as efficient as possible. Below are two silent Dix […]