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.

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 […]

22 November

Congratulations Daniel Morel: Jury Awards $1.2 Million in Damages from AFP, Getty Images

Congratulations Daniel Morel: Jury Awards $1.2 Million in Damages from AFP, Getty Images

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 […]

8 November

Edwidge Danticat Highlights Ciné Institute and Jacmel in New York Times

Edwidge Danticat Highlights Ciné Institute and Jacmel in New York Times

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. […]

2 October

Launch of Audio Institute: We are the World School of Music and Audio Engineering

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.

9 September

On the Set: Just a Reflektor

On the Set: Just a Reflektor

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.

15 July

BBC World Features Ciné Institute

BBC World Features Ciné Institute

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 […]

1 July

Richard Widmaïer & Télé Metropole News Features Ciné Institute

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 […]

26 June

Ciné Institute’s Myriam Nelson at Nantucket Film Festival

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.

28 May

Jonathan Demme, Ben Stiller, and Ciné Institute at Jacob Burns Film Center

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 […]