12 November

Hollywood Delegation Wraps Ciné’s First Semester

Ciné Institute wraps its first semester with a great visit from Paul Haggis, Jimmy Jean Louis and Michael Stahl-David.

2 November

Leading Nigerian Filmmaker Tunde Kelani Helps Haitian Youth Build Local Industry Based on Nollywood

Since 2008, Mr. Kelani has been actively engaged in advising the Caribbean nation on how to build a sustainable local video film industry modeled after the successes of Nigeria’s own booming industry. During the course of his two week stay in Haiti, his second voyage there in the past year, Kelani held multiple screenings and […]

27 October

Advanced Cinematography Workshop

Hermes Marco teaches Second Year students advanced cinematography techniques.

11 October

Paxton Winters Workshop

Bilingual writer and director Paxton Winters gave a fantastic workshop on how to direct non-professional actors.  Speaking fluent Turkish, Paxton directed the final season of the hit police/ mafia drama series, Alacakaranlik (Twilight) in Istanbul, Turkey.  “When not working on his own projects, he can be found in Jacmel, Haiti teaching (and learning from) the […]

21 September
10 September

Haiti Featured in Condé Nast Traveler Magazine

Haiti Featured in Condé Nast Traveler Magazine

“You can call Haiti the Cleopatra of countries—its ravishing natural assets, thrilling history, and magnetic culture have long made select visitors swoon.” Click here to read the full article by our friend Amy Wilentz.

2 September

Ciné Institute Student Body Doubles in Size

Ciné Institute, Haiti’s only professional film school, increased its student body in this Spetember to 50 students! Our two year university program is a full time intensive filmmaking  curriculum. Admission is highly competitive and tuition is entirely free. Apply today!

21 August
18 August

A Day with the Condé Nast Film Crew

A Day with the Condé Nast Film Crew

Bayard of Ciné Institute takes the Conde Nast film crew on a tour around the artizans area of Jacmel, Haiti. The group had an opportunity to see the work of Jean Paul Sylvaince , a Haitian artist who creates beautiful vases using the traditional technique of papier mâché and  tobacco leaves.

8 August

Sinema Anba Zetwal / Cinema Under the Stars

Haiti has no movie theaters. Sinema Anba Zetwal and Fast Forward Haiti provide free film screenings in  Saint-Marc, on the central square of Port-au-Prince, a great community event of togetherness, culture, and entertainment. Sinema Anba Zetwal hired 12 Ciné Institute students to facilitate production of a summer long series of outdoor film screenings, we’re happy to give little kids in […]