Since 2008, Mr. Kelani has been actively engaged in advising the Caribbean nation on how to build a sustainable local video film industry modeled after the successes of Nigeria’s own booming industry. During the course of his two week stay in Haiti, his second voyage there in the past year, Kelani held multiple screenings and […]
Bilingual writer and director Paxton Winters gave a fantastic workshop on how to direct non-professional actors. Speaking fluent Turkish, Paxton directed the final season of the hit police/ mafia drama series, Alacakaranlik (Twilight) in Istanbul, Turkey. “When not working on his own projects, he can be found in Jacmel, Haiti teaching (and learning from) the […]
Ciné Institute, Haiti’s only professional film school, increased its student body in this Spetember to 50 students! Our two year university program is a full time intensive filmmaking curriculum. Admission is highly competitive and tuition is entirely free. Apply today!
Bayard of Ciné Institute takes the Conde Nast film crew on a tour around the artizans area of Jacmel, Haiti. The group had an opportunity to see the work of Jean Paul Sylvaince , a Haitian artist who creates beautiful vases using the traditional technique of papier mâché and tobacco leaves.
Haiti has no movie theaters. Sinema Anba Zetwal and Fast Forward Haiti provide free film screenings in Saint-Marc, on the central square of Port-au-Prince, a great community event of togetherness, culture, and entertainment. Sinema Anba Zetwal hired 12 Ciné Institute students to facilitate production of a summer long series of outdoor film screenings, we’re happy to give little kids in […]