Radim Lisa

I work as a freelance researcher, visual archivist and writer for audiovisual series, documentaries and books.

In my practice I dive into topics with focus to get the most important knowledge and explore new perspectives to create a story, narrative or build a character. I love conducting interviews and I love action.

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My clients include Barletta Productions, Voyo / TV Nova, Czech Television, Milk Büro, Post Bellum, Gasworks Gallery London, PAF, BCAA, Mia Jadrná a Fuuze.

selected projects:

2024 – v2

You Know Me So Little
documentary series about one of the most iconic Czech signers Iveta Bartošová for TV Nova’s VOD platform Voyo

• video and image research • research • archive work • collaboration on screenplay writing

links: documentary, articles at Respekt, A2larm, Heroine

Iveta Bartošová’s story was often presented by her producers or tabloid media. We explored a new perspective by interviewing her colleagues and close women, with the intention to uncover power dynamics in music industry during and after socialism, while using many archival materials. Articles about the documentary were featured in the largest Czech media, the premiere on TV Nova was watched by 900.000 people.


Tomáš Klein (director, screenplay), Jana Patočková (collaboration on screenplay), Evženie Brabcová (editing), Kryštof Hlůže (camera) Michaela Berková (executive  producer), Maja Hamplová (producer), Matěj Chlupáček (producer), Matěj Podzimek (creative producer)

100 years of Sigma Olomouc
feature sports television documentary about football club Sigma Olomouc
• screenplay writing  • video and image research • research • archive work • interviews
links: documentary

A documentary mapping one hundred years of one of the most successful Czech football clubs, Sigma Olomouc. Featuring interviews with the genius Karel Brückner who later became coach of Czech republic national team, reports from matches against Real Madrid and plenty of archival footage, some of them never seen before.

SIgma Olomouc : Real Madrid (1992)
SIgma Olomouc : Real Madrid (1992)
Tomáš Klein (director), Tomáš Polenský & Adam Patyk (editing), Viktor Portel (producer), Petr Nosálek (original idea and interviews), Jaroslav Kratochvíl (video research)

AWOO project
series of videos for rapper Awoo
• screenplay writing  research, • worldbuilding • references • consultancy
music videos, reels,  press: Šum podcast, FM magazine interview

Worldbuilding and story development of 3 music videos and 9 short videos for rapper turned space traveller Awoo, made in in collaboration with BCAA studio. 


with BCAA studio: Šimon Levitner & Michal Plodek (visuals, development, worldbuilding, screenplay), Jiří Sirůček & Noemi Purkrábková (dialogues)

Meanwhile City book
book focused on activation of public space, written by me and Petra Marko, comissioned by Milk Büro
• research •  interviews • writing •  editing
website, press: Monocle radio episode about the book, featured in 100 Future Focused Books by IKEA’s SPACE10

I covered mainly city council led projects and wrote case studies and made interviews with city actors from Barcelona Superblocks & Bicíbus, Equal Saare, Aspern Seestadt, and many others.


with Milk Büro: Petra Marko (research and writing), Zuzana Kvetková (editor, interviews), Martin Jenča (supervision)

The story of pgLang
article and video essay sketches about Kendrick Lamar’s creative powerhouse
• research • visual research • writing

An article for Full Moon magazine and video essay sketches focused on pgLang, a new videography-label-language company created by Kendrick Lamar and Dave Free. A dive into their aesthetics, references, topics and possible futures.