Award-winning Haitian photographer and long standing friend of Ciné Institute Daniel Morel took AFP & Getty Images to court for infringing on the copyrights he held for images taken following the 2010 earthquake. The jury awarded Daniel $1.2 million in damages. A jury has awarded photographer Daniel Morel $1.2 million in damages after deciding that […]
November 1st is a Haitian national holiday. Fete Gede is a for the day of the dead. Thousands converge on the Haitian capital’s main cemetery to honor the Gede and the father of them all, Baron Samedi. They lay out gifts such as homemade beeswax candles, flowers, food and, to warm the Gede’s bones, bottles of […]
Paolo Woods photographs the long term, beyond current affairs; he touches on the crux, the raw edge, of human stories. After investigating the oil industry, George Bush’s wars in Iraq and in Afghanistan, the Chinese in Africa, and Iran, he decided to settle in Haiti. It was in 2010, a few months after the earthquake […]
Shooting JUST A REFLEKTOR with Ciné Institute and Google Creative Labs not only enabled Arcade Fire to produce an amazing and unique music video for their fans around the world, but also demonstrated their extraordinary commitment to Ciné’s mission and the development of Haiti’s film industry.
Richard Widmaïer, CEO of Radio and Télé Metropole, came to Ciné Institute to talk about Haiti’s media industries, the importance of hard work, and ingeniuty. Richard Widmaïer is the grandson of 1950s Haitian film and radio pioneer Ricardo Widmaïer, and the great grandson of Radio and Télé Metropole’s founder Herbert Widmaïer, this family has stood up for […]
Ciné Institute celebrated the graduation of 26 extremely talented students, in a festive ceremony which took place on our beautful campus by the sea. The event consisted of film screenings, diploma presentations, and a dance party. The ceremenoy was hosted by Ciné Institute alumni Macdala Prévot and Ilrique Perin. Congratulations & Bon Bagay!