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 […]
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 […]
In her latest article for the New York Times, advisory board member Edwidge Danticat writes about Ciné Institute, Carnival, and our home town of Jacmel. My Caribbean: 5 Vignettes By BERNICE L. McFADDEN, RAQUEL CEPEDA, EDWIDGE DANTICAT, COLIN CHANNER and ELIZABETH NUNEZ How do you define the Caribbean? Writers intimately acquainted with the islands answer with postcards from their ancestral homes. […]
In partnership with Artists for Peace and Justice and We Are the World Foundation, Ciné Institute’s sister college, Audio Institute: We Are the World School of Music and Audio Engineering, launched its inaugural class on October 1st! Together, Ciné Insitute and Audio Institute are Artists Institute.
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.
The BBC radio program, “World Have your say”, interviewed Ciné Institute staff Ebby Angel Louis, and C.I graduate Bayard Jean Bernard, alongside other students and members of the Jacmel community. In this podcast, BBC focuses on the complexities surrounding the reconstruction of the Haitian image and the beauty that lies within the country. PRESS PLAY […]
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 […]
So proud of our Ciné Institute student Myriam Nelson! Watch Myriam discuss her film, Ensèl, at the Nantucket Film Festival. The event was co-presented by our generous supporters, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
This event at Jacob Burns Film Center has reached capacity Discover the work of Haiti’s rising young filmmakers, and the extraordinary organization that is allowing them to make their voices heard. Ciné Institute provides Haitian youth with film education, training, employment opportunities and production support, working to build a local audiovisual industry and new creative […]