2 October

Welcome Back Ciné Institute!

Welcome Back Ciné Institute!

Student orientation is in full swing here at Artists Institute! This Monday in Jacmel, we welcomed over 100 of the most talented young Haitian artists, filmmakers, and musicians to our campus by the sea. We’re thrilled that by welcoming two full classes at both Ciné Institute and Audio Institute, the Artists Institute campus is humming at full capacity […]

30 June

Congratulations Class of 2014!

Congratulations Class of 2014!

Congratulations to our new Artists Institute graduates, bon courage and break a leg! Last week we were thrilled as friends, family, and students joined together in Jacmel to celebrate graduation and present thirty-five new graduates with their Artists Institute certificates. We can’t wait to watch these talented youth enter Haiti’s burgeoning creative industry equipped with two […]

9 May

Behind the Scenes: APJ Student Profiles

Behind the Scenes: APJ Student Profiles

With the help of director Miguel Alvarez and producer Bougon Massena, Ciné services and Artists for Peace and Justice are creating a new video profile series where we learn a little more about the students and their lives outside of the Academy for Peace and Justice and give them an opportunity to share their personal stories, dreams, […]

14 April

Kehinde Wiley Visits Ciné Insitute

Kehinde Wiley Visits Ciné Insitute

Kehinde Wiley is a New York-based portrait painter, who is known for his highly naturalistic paintings featuring people of color in vivid florals and regal poses reminiscent of old master painters.  Kehinde is  here in Jacmel doing research and model casting for his next painting series which will focus on the young people and artists […]

20 March

Ciné Institute Films Featured in “Prends ça Court!”

Ciné Institute Films Featured in “Prends ça Court!”

In the spirit of Francophone Week, the Montreal based short film series organization Prends Ça Court! arrives in Jacmel, Haiti for a special presentation of Quebec and Haitian short films made ​​by students of the Ciné Institute. This collaboration was made possible by director, producer and Ciné Institute teacher, Maxence Bradley. To learn more about this screening, as […]

28 February

Speciality Video Workshop

Speciality Video Workshop

Ciné Institute teachers Maxence Bradley, Raquel Gomez-Rosado and Kaveh Nabathian listen to students pitch their projects during a Specialty Video Workshop session.

21 February

Jakmèl JouBare’n Carnival Concert

Jakmèl JouBare’n Carnival Concert

Jakmèl JouBare’n was co-produced by Artists Institute, Arcade Fire, and HandzUp Group. The event was hosted by Haitian radio personality Carel Pedre.

21 February

Thank You for Coming | Haiti Optimiste 2014

Thank You for Coming | Haiti Optimiste 2014

This year’s Haiti Optimiste, in partnership with FIAF and co-produced with Brioni was a tremendous success. Our co-hosts Donna Karan, Arcade Fire, Michael Kenneth Williams, Jamie Hector, and Vincent Morisset came together with Ciné Institute supporters to see our young filmmakers’ latest work and celebrate Haiti. We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone […]

18 February

On the Set: Pazapa Promo Video

On the Set: Pazapa Promo Video

Pazapa means “step by step” in  Creole. Step by step Pazapa has been making a difference in the lives of Haitian children with special needs since 1987. We were honored and thrilled with the opportunity to work with this amazing school in Jacmel and create their promo video. Check out behind the scenes  photos from the shoot.  […]

11 February