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Katerina Cizek

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Katerina Cizek, filmmaker
Photo by Jaime Hogge. Used with permission.

B: 1969 in Waterloo, Ontario

Katerina Cizek is an Emmy-winning documentary-maker working across many media platforms. Her work has documented the Digital Revolution, and has itself become part of the movement. She was listed as Reelscreen’s 2011 Trailblazers in Non-Fiction, alongside Wim Wenders and the Channel 4 Commissioning Team. 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, 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).

Also see: Watch her NFB films online.
Also see: Covid 19: In Focus.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release:

Seeing Is Believing: Handicams, Human Rights and the News (2002)
The Bicycle: Fighting AIDS with Community Medicine (2006, short)
The Interventionists: Chronicles of a Mental Health Crisis Team (2006, short)
Street Health Stories (2007, short)
Drawing from Life (2008, short)
Dream Magic (2008, short)
The Seven Interventions of Filmmaker-in-Residence (2009, with Heather Frise)

Universe From Within: Accra (2015, short)
Universe From Within: Baku (2015, short)
Universe From Within: Guangzhou (2015, short)
Universe From Within: New York City (2015, short)
Universe From Within: New York City – Hurricane (2015, short)
Universe From Within: Ottawa (2015, short)
Universe From Within: Seoul (2015, short)
Universe From Within: Tokyo (2015, short)
Universe From Within: Toronto (2015, short)

Online Video:
Highrise (2010)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
The Dead Are Alive: Eyewitness in Rwanda (1999)

Seeing Is Believing: Handicams, Human Rights and the News (2002)
The Bicycle: Fighting AIDS with Community Medicine (2006, short)
The Interventionists: Chronicles of a Mental Health Crisis Team (2006, short)
Street Health Stories (2007, short)
Drawing from Life (2008, short)
Dream Magic (2008, short)

Highrise (2010)

Katerina Cizek, Highrise, movie, poster,