SCREEN

2009

BECOMING HUMAN

Media-supported learning, 2009-present

Becoming Human tells the story of our origins. Journey through four million years of human evolution composed of an introduction to the history and crafting of early stone tools, a timeline over 7 million years, an interactive documentary. Transcripts are available in English, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, and Sinhala.

VIRTONOMICS

Serious game, 2009

Virtonomics is a simulation of corporate management in a world equipped with a complex virtual economy. The main goal is to create a successful business, studying the foundation of business management and getting in touch with other players. It can convert success in the game into real money. Registration is required, but free.

FRESQUE INTERACTIVE DU FESTIVAL DE CANNES

Portfolio, 2009-present

Since 1946 to 2010, all editions of the Cannes film festival are narrated by images and witnesses. About three-hundred-fifty documents available.

GLOBAL INTERNET FILTERING MAP

Interactive map, 2009-present

OpenNet Initative's (ONI) mission is to identify and document Internet filtering and surveillance, and to promote and inform wider public dialogues about such practices. Here you can find maps regarding political, social, conflict/security, Internet tools filtering.

EVOLUTION OF LIFE

Media-supported learning, 2009-present

Educational resource to be used by Biology teachers. Evolutionary biology shown through animated films (the origin of life as seen by the water molecule Piccolina), documentaries (the effect of human actions on the evolution of animals) and simulations (the states of water, the movement of tectonic plates, ...). Available in 3 languages. MEDEA Award 2010.

ENERCITIES

Serious game, 2009

EnerCities offers a serious game and learning platform for young people to help them experience and understand problems related to energy consumption. The objective is to create and expand virtual cities, tackling the issues of pollution, energy shortages and the use of renewable energy.

SEED WARRIORS

Serious game, 2009

“Svalbard Global Seed Vault” is the world’s first global seed bank, opened in February 2008 in the Norwegian town of Longyearbyen, deemed to be the safest place on earth. Eventually, 4.5 million seed samples will be stored to ensure the continued existence of biodiversity and fight against hunger and poverty in developing countries.
Serious game, website, documentary, DVD with 93 minutes special features.
Selected for International Green Film Award, Berlinale 2011; Finalist BaKaFORUM Cross-Media Prize for Adult Education.

HIGHRISE - OUT MY WINDOW

Webdocumentary, 2009-present

360° interactive documentary by Katerina Cizek. Concrete residential highrise buildings are the most commonly built form of the last century. On the outside, they all look alike. But inside these towers of concrete and glass, people create community, art and meaning.
Nominated for the innovation award at the 2010 Sheffield Doc/Fest and selected for the 2010 Amsterdam Doclab, Out of My Window is part of the multi-year, multi-media HIGHRISE project, "the towers in the world, the world in the towers," by ONF/NFB Canada.

March 2013: at SXSW, HIGHRISE is proud to announce a new collaborative project with The New York Times. It’s an interactive documentary series, called A SHORT HISTORY OF THE HIGHRISE. 

THE BIG ISSUE, L’OBESITE EST-ELLE UNE FATALITE?

Webdocumentary, 2009

Multiple factors contribute to the obesity epidemic: the modern lifestyle, the responsibilities of industry and public power, and the fast food culture.

 
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