Here’s your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you’ll have the chance to vote for your favorite.
relationship with sound, and the implications of living in a noisy
don’t think about it or see it as a problem but it’s true. There are
studies to prove this. So I’m making a film about silence. (long silent
pause) Silence is becoming more rare in our day to day lives but it is
exactly what we need. Silence restores us and it inspires us. This film,
In Pursuit of Silence needs to be made now and I can do it but I need
“An immersive and experiential film that
features powerful stories about real people, their pursuit of silence,
their relationship with sound and interviews with experts at the
forefront of mind-blowing research. Borrowing from both the verite and
experimental traditions, I plan to use silence, sound, and meditative,
cinematic moments to make this film just as much OF something as it is
ABOUT something. Like everyone else, I’m immersed in noise all day long.
I didn’t know at first what it was about silence that intrigued me so
much other than that I had virtually no experience of it in my life.” — Patrick Shen