Posts Tagged ‘Katerina Cizek’


Universe Within | A Q&A with HIGHRISE director Katerina Cizek


After seven years, two Emmys, a Peabody and multiple Canadian Screen Awards, HIGHRISE, our documentary experiment about the human experience of global vertical living, is coming to an end.


Hot Docs 2015 | Discover the 8 NFB Docs Presented At the Festival This Year


Hot Docs 2015 is around the corner! Read about and watch trailers for the 8 new and exciting documentaries we’ll be screening there next month.

Highrise (2011-2014)

The world around us: watch 7 films about architecture and the built environment


Join us on a cinematic tour through the history of humanity’s built environments—castles, pyramids, suburbs, skyscrapers—in 7 films about architecture.

A Short history of the Highrise, Highrise, interactive production, interactive documentary

Highrise | Tall Buildings, Short History


Gerry Flahive discusses the latest installment of the Emmy-award winning interactive documentary, Highrise. Directed by Katerina Cizek.

One Millionth Tower

New HIGHRISE documentary takes form to new heights


by Katerina Cizek I used to dislike highrise buildings. I would drive by them, without much thought, and dread the elevator when I actually had to go inside. These days, I spend most of my time thinking, living, breathing highrises. I’m the director of NFB’s Emmy-award winning HIGHRISE, and last week we launched our latest


The future is inside your sock: How people, through documentaries, can make a difference


The following is a guest post by Claire Ward. Can one film really change the world? It’s a tough question—one that invites both idealism and cynicism. But those polarities weren’t present at the first ever Doc Talks panel on Tuesday, where three documentary filmmakers were asked to give their views on what is no doubt a


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