11 February

Haiti Optimiste 2013: A Celebration of Haitian Cinema in Photos

Haiti Optimiste 2013: A Celebration of Haitian Cinema in Photos

Photo recap from our annual benefit event in New York City. Presented by FIAF, Ben Stiller, Jonathan Demme, Michele Montas and David Belle. The evening will feature Ciné Institute films, a performance by Emeline Michel, photography by Marc Baptiste and food by Chef Ron Duprat.

10 January

On the Set: UNDP Documentary Shoot

On the Set: UNDP Documentary Shoot

Ciné services shot a series of 44 documentaries for the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) urban rehabilitation project. The goal was to create documentaries which highlight the organization’s vision, development and results from multiple perspectives.

8 January

Ciné Institute Featured in Tribu Magazine

Ciné Institute Featured in Tribu Magazine

This summer Swiss chef Deborah Soleyman visited Ciné Institute to help our local team develop the cafeteria menu on campus. In her new article for Tribu Magazine Deborah recounts her experience in Haiti and at Ciné Institute, calling it “her best trip ever”. See below for excerpts from her piece.     Read the full […]

17 December

Susan Sarandon Master Class

Susan Sarandon Master Class

Academy Award winning actress Susan Sarandon, visited Ciné Institute and offered a master class on acting,  directing actors and non-actors and gave a talk on the remarkable films that changed her life as an actress.

16 December

Donna Karan Master Class

Donna Karan Master Class

Urban Zen founder and internationally renowned fashion designer, Donna Karan, visited campus and taught a master class on creativity.

15 December

Jackson Browne Master Class

Jackson Browne Master Class

In early November, Artists for Peace and Justice Advisory Board Member and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Jackson Browne visited Audio Institute to teach a special master class. The students, who had been listening to his music all week in preparation for his visit, received Jackson very enthusiastically. His lesson focused on the differences between […]

14 December

Master Class with Paul Haggis

Master Class with Paul Haggis

Academy Award Winner and Founder of Artists for Peace and Justice, Canadian director Paul Haggis, visited Ciné Institute and offered a master class on the art of directing, his experience working with actors and the importance of team work.

13 December

Djinn Carrenard Workshop

Djinn Carrenard Workshop

Haitian director, editor and cinematographer, Djinn Carrenard, conducted a Master Class with both year 1 and 2 students. His specialty is producing low or no budget films. In the below slideshow he sets up a quadcopter and demonstrates its use for smooth aerial video and photography .

11 December

Daniel Dencik Workshop

Daniel Dencik Workshop

Danish writer and film director, Daniel Dencik, visited Ciné Institute and gave a Master Class on his style of filmmaking to 2nd year students.

10 December

Dayanne Danier Workshop

Dayanne Danier Workshop

Dayanne Danier, fashion designer and owner of Bien Abyé, visited Ciné Institute and conducted a workshop on fashion in films.