12 September

New Benefit Print by painter Kehinde Wiley

New Benefit Print by painter Kehinde Wiley

Cover image credit: KEHINDE WILEY “The Sisters Zénaïde and Charlotte Bonaparte (The World Stage: Haiti)” 2014 Archival inkjet print on Epson Hot Press Bright 300 grain paper Paper 27.5 x 22 inches Image 21.321 x 16 inches Edition of 30 Publisher: The Lapis Press, Culver City, California Courtesy of the artist and Roberts & Tilton, Culver […]

5 September

Ciné Institute Student featured at 10th Annual Montreal International Black Film Festival

Ciné Institute Student featured at 10th Annual Montreal International Black Film Festival

We are very excited to announce that one of our own students, Amiral Gaspard, has been selected to screen his idependent film ‘Le Bon, Le Mechant, L’Apprenti’ at the 10th Annual Montreal International Black Film Festival at the end of this month! It is shaping up to be a very inspiring week of independent filmmakers […]

16 August

Just a Reflektor wins at the 2014 Creative Emmys!

Just a Reflektor wins at the 2014 Creative Emmys!

Today, “Just a Reflektor” was honored for Outstanding Creative Achievement with the Original Interactive Program Juried Award at the Television Academy’s 66th Emmy Interactive Media Nominee Reception!  Ciné Institute is proud and honored to share this amazing award with Vincent Morisett, Arcade Fire, and Google Creative Labs! “Just A Reflektor” is an interactive music video that […]

18 June

Congratualations! Winners of Best Interactive Video and Innovative Use of Technology at Cannes Film Festival

Congratualations! Winners of Best Interactive Video and Innovative Use of Technology at Cannes Film Festival

Congratulations to our film students and Arcade Fire, Winners of Best Interactive Video and Innovative Use of Technology at Cannes International Film Festival! Cannes Lions is the only truly global meeting place for professionals working in creative communications, from creatives and marketers to technologists and media specialists. Cannes Lions is where 12,000 people from 94 […]

11 June

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Educational Grants Program awards Ciné Institute

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Educational Grants Program awards Ciné Institute

We are extremely pleased and excited to announce that Ciné Institute, Haiti’s only film school, has been awarded a grant from The Academy. Ciné Institute brings together leaders in cinema and education to train and support Haiti’s budding filmmakers. Equally focused on storytelling and technical training, Ciné Institute prepares students for all types of film […]

28 April

Another Win at the Webby Awards!

Another Win at the Webby Awards!

Congratulations! 2014 Webby Awards Net Art Winners: “Just a Reflektor” by Arcade Fire, Google Creative Labs, Vincent Morisset, and Ciné Institute! The Webbys are the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Established in 1996 during the Web’s infancy, The Webbys is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) — a […]

17 April

Montrealer imparts a love of cinema in Haiti

Montrealer imparts a love of cinema in Haiti

Montrealer Kaveh Nabatian relishes his work teaching the students of Ciné Institute, Haiti’s only film school BY T’CHA DUNLEVY MONTRÉAL — For a guy headed back to Haiti in just over 12 hours, Kaveh Nabatian was pretty relaxed on Monday afternoon. He offered me a glass of rum — who was I to refuse? — […]

8 April

Just a Reflektor Wins 2014 Tomorrow Awards

Just a Reflektor Wins 2014 Tomorrow Awards

Congratulations to our friends Arcade Fire, Vincent Morisset, Google Creative Labs, and all the Ciné Institute students and grads who made this win possible!  

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 […]

17 March

Shadow & Act Interviews Ciné Institute Founder David Belle

Shadow & Act Interviews Ciné Institute Founder David Belle

Interview: Haiti’s Ciné Institute Founder David Belle On Cultivating a Local Film Industry & More By Shirley Bruno Ciné Institute, Haiti’s only film school is at the helm of fostering a new generation of Haitian filmmakers. For those unfamiliar with the school which launched in 2008, Ciné Institute’s mission “gives a powerful voice to Haiti’s […]