25 May

Ciné Institute Graduates Attend Cannes Film Festival

Ciné Institute Graduates Attend Cannes Film Festival

Under the patronage of Raoul Peck, Ciné Institute graduates, Pierre Lucson Bellegarde and Donald Charles, attended in Cannes Film Festival 2013 and participated in Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde for Pierre Bellegarde’s film Carmen. Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde is a joint initiative between the French Institute, the International Organisation of La Francophonie and the Audiovisuel Extérieur de […]

11 February

Christian Science Monitor Highlights Jollywood; Ciné Institute

Christian Science Monitor Highlights Jollywood; Ciné Institute

‘Jollywood’ film school shines spotlight on Haiti’ Following the lead of ‘Bollywood’ in India and ‘Nollywood’ in Nigeria, ‘Jollywood’ hopes to become a center for filmmaking and film education in Haiti. New York-Jollywood is a merry-sounding name for the home of Haiti’s only film school: the Ciné Institute. That sense of promise will be showcased […]

20 January

Visit from Petra Nemcova and Dossier Magazine

Supermodel and Philanthropist Petra Nemcova,  founder of Happy Hearts Fund, visited Ciné Institute on January 18, 2013. She was accompanied by Caroline Sada, Skye Parrott & Katherine Krause of Dossier Magazine.They spent the afternoon touring the Institute and speaking to our excited students.

19 January

Visit from Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe

On January 18, 2013 Ciné Institute was honored to receive Haiti’s Prime Minister, Mr. Laurent Lamothe. He was accompanied by Mr. Pierre Michel Lafontant, the delegate of the South East. Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe was tremendously pleased to learn about Ciné Institute and the professional creative training being given to Haiti’s young class of creative […]

19 December

Jacmel’s École de Musique Dessaix Baptiste

École de Musique Dessaix Baptiste, Jacmel’s music school, recently needed a short institutional profile video. As part of Ciné Institute’s civic engagement curriculum, first year students were charged with the learning exercise of developing a concept that would assist Dessaix Baptiste. Students then pitched their ideas to the music school board and one proposal was […]

30 November

Haiti: Fora de Quadre

A conference hosted by Lydia Zimmermann, alongside Manel Vaqué. Lydia Zimmerman, 2011-2012 faculty member, recently presented the work of Ciné Institute and her experience there, at the Catalan Film Academy in Barcelona. Montse Majench (left), Lydia Zimmerman (right) A note from Lydia “The audience left with a renewed vision of Haiti’s reality and needs. They […]

27 August

Artists for Haiti Films: Partners in Health

Artists for Haiti Films: Partners in Health

Artists for Haiti  was co-founded by Ben Stiller and David Zwirner, following a joint trip to Haiti a year after the devastating earthquake. The nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization awards grants to selected charities in support of children’s education and health initiatives in the country.  Artists for Haiti hired Ciné Institute graduates to film institutional portraits of their beneficiaries […]

1 August

D.C. Youth Immerse Themselves in Haitian Life

D.C. Youth Immerse Themselves in Haitian Life

Written by Barrington M. Salmon, Washington Irformer Staff Writer Wednesday, 01 August 2012 Neither Javien Davison nor Kierra Adkins has ever traveled overseas before but that all changes when they fly out of Washington, D.C. headed to Haiti. The pair and 13 of their companions comprise a group of D.C. youngsters who will be in […]

7 May

Crowing Rooster Arts, Inc. Receives $10,000 Grant from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for Haiti’s Ciné Institute

New York, NY – Crowing Rooster Arts, Inc, a registered 501(c)3 and US fiscal agent for Ciné Institute, Haiti’s only film school, has received a $10,000 grant from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Institutional Grants Program assists in fostering educational activities between the public […]

21 April

Stones in the Sun World Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

In the midst of increasing political violence in their homeland, the lives of three pairs of Haitian refugees intersect in 1980s New York City. A haunted young woman (a powerful Patricia Rhinvil) struggling to forget the atrocities she’s experienced reunites with her husband in Brooklyn, where he barely scrapes by as a livery cab driver. […]