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Past events

Industry Panel: The Future of Interactive Storytelling 26 Nov 2013 at 15:00

Where will it be in 5 years?

Live: The Age of the Interface 26 Nov 2013 at 20:00

A live cinema celebration of storytelling the age of the interface. With internet pioneers Vincent Morisset and Moniker, cardboard interfaces, connected smartphones, interactive music videos and an edible camera. Part of Interactive Reality organized with De Brakke Grond.

Live: Playing with Reality 25 Nov 2013 at 20:00

Interactive showcase of three game-changing, playable documentaries, including 17000 Islands, Type:Rider and the NFB’s Fort McMoney, one of the most ambitious documentary games ever made. Part of Interactive Reality organized with De Brakke Grond.

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Katerina Cizek

Director of the award-winning Out My Window, Katerina Cizek is a documentary filmmaker who collaborates across multiple media platforms.

Katerina Cizek is a Czech-Canadian documentary-maker, working across many media platforms. Her work has documented the Digital Revolution, and has itself become part of the movement. For five years, she was the National Film Board of Canada’s Filmmaker-in-Residence at an inner-city hospital, in a many-media project that won a 2008 Webby Award (”The Internet’s Oscars”), a Banff Award, and a Canadian New Media Award. Her previous award-winning films include Seeing is Believing: Handicams, Human Rights and the News (2002, co-directed with Peter Wintonick).

She is the director of HIGHRISE, a multi year, cross-media, collaborative documentary project (also at the National Film Board of Canada) about the human experience of vertical living around the globe. Out My Window, the new interactive web documentary from the HIGHRISE project, was one of the world’s first interactive 360°  documentaries delivered entirely on the web and it was the winner of the inaugural IDFA DocLab Award for Digital Storytelling at IDFA 2010. In April, she was awarded an International Digital Emmy for Out My Window, for best digital program: non fiction. The documentary also received a Webby nominee.

She teaches and presents around the world about her innovative approach to the documentary genre.

Profile details

Katerina_Cizek Works at: National Film Board of Canada Based in: Toronto, Canada Website

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Director

Official Website

www.nfb.ca