Silence

A Film by Dejan Mrkic

Synopsis

A sensuous portrait of a young musician who begins to tackle the fragility of her own identity when her hearing starts to fade into a seemingly muted existence.

Director

  • Dejan Mrkic

    Dejan Mrkic is an Australian Directors’ Guild (ADG) nominated filmmaker. He is best known for winning the Jury Prize at the Montreal Film Festival for Silence.

Awards + Festivals

  • 7th AVVANTURA FILM FESTIVAL – FILMFORUM ZADAR 2016 (Official Selection, Zadar, Croatia, European Film Academy Member) August 20, 2016
  • *WINNER JURY PRIZE*
    40th MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Montreal, Canada, OSCAR qualifying) August 25, 2016
  • *BEST SOUND DESIGN*
    5th DUBLIN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Dublin, Ireland) October 6, 2016
  • MOSTRA VIVA DEL MEDITERRANI 2016 (Official Selection, Valencia, Spain)October 7, 2016
  • *CINEMATIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD*
    10th THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (TISFF) 2016 (Official Selection, Thessaloniki, Greece) October 20, 2016
  • 8th SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, San Jose, California, USA)October 20, 2016
  • 25th ST. LOUIS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, OSCAR Qualifying)November 3, 2016
  • *BEST DRAMA*
    6th AESTHETICA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, York, United Kingdom, BAFTA Qualifying) November 3, 2016
  • *BEST SOUNDTRACK*
    34th SULMONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Sulmona, Italy) November 3, 2016
  • 18th BRATISLAVA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Official Selection, Bratislava, Slovakia, FIPRESCI accredited)November 11, 2016
  • 14th LONDON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, London, UK, BAFTA Qualifying)January 6, 2017
  • 33rd INT'L FESTIVAL SARAJEVO "SARAJEVO WINTER" (Official Selection, Bosnia and Herzegovina)February 14, 2017
  • 25th DAKINO INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Short Film Competition, Bucharest, Romania)March 1, 2017
  • *WINNER BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT & BEST ACTRESS (CHARLY THORN)*
    1st NEW RENAISSANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)March 3, 2017
  • 2nd FEMUCIQ FESTIVAL MUNDIAL DE CINE INDEPENDIENTE DE QUITO (Official Selection, Quito, Ecuador)March 7, 2017
  • 13th AKBANK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (non-competitive section "Perspective", Istanbul, Turkey)March 13, 2017
  • *AWARD NOMINEES LITTLE IMP - BEST INT'L SHORT*
    2nd INDIE-LINCS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lincoln, UK)March 16, 2017
  • 14th CORTISONICI, FESTIVAL DI CORTOMETRAGGI (Int’l Competition, Italy)March 28, 2017
  • *SILVER REMI AWARD IN DRAMATIC SHORT PRODUCTION*
    50th WORLDFEST-HOUSTON (Official Selection, Houston, Texas, USA)April 21, 2017
  • 13th FESTIVAL CINE TALCA (Official Selection, Chile)April 25, 2017
  • 46th SEHSÜCHTE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)April 26, 2017
  • *HONORABLE JURY MENTION*
    7th DADA SAHEB PHALKE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Delhi, India)April 30, 2017
  • *NOMINEE: BEST DIRECTION IN A SHORT FILM*
    AUSTRALIAN DIRECTOR’S GUILD (ADG) (Official Selection, Melbourne, Australia)May 5, 2017
  • SKEPTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Cagliari, Italy)May 10, 2017
  • 12th DEAFFEST 2017 (Official Selection, Wolverhampton, UK)May 12, 2017
  • 9th FASTNET FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (International Competition, Schull, Ireland)May 24, 2017
  • *BEST ACTRESS AWARD CHARLY THORN*
    INT'L SHORT FILM A-DAY-MOVIES (Adult Selection, Bari, Italy)May 26, 2017
  • *SPECIAL JURY AWARD*
    SHORT TO THE POINT MARCH 2017 (Official Selection, Bucharest, Romania) June 5, 2017
  • 1st JIM THORPE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jim Thorpe, PA, USA)June 8, 2017
  • *BEST SOUND DESIGN*
    1st INT'L INDEPENDENT PERMANENT MEMORIES FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Italy)June 8, 2017
  • 13th FEST - NEW DIRECTORS NEW FILMS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Espinho, Portugal) June 19, 2017
  • 2nd REALTIME INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lagos, Nigeria)June 24, 2017
  • "CAYFILM" CAYMAN ISLANDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cayman Islands, UK)June 30, 2017
  • *BEST DIRECTORIAL DEBUT*
    4th FIRENZE FILMCORTI FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Italy)July 1, 2017
  • 24th OPENEYES FILMFEST (Official Selection, Marburg, Germany)July 20, 2017
  • *BEST SOUND DESIGN* *BEST ACTRESS*
    8th FILM SCORE AND SCRUFFY CITY FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA)July 27, 2017
  • *NOMINATION IN BEST FILM* *NOMINATION IN BEST DIRECTOR* *NOMINATION IN BEST PERFORMANCE (LEAD ACTRESS)*
    KLEINKAAP SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Centurion, South Africa)July 28, 2017
  • STILL VOICES SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Longford, Ireland)August 18, 2017
  • 5th KRALJEVSKI FILMSKI FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kraljevo, Serbia)August 31, 2017
  • 22nd SPLIT FILM FESTIVAL INT'L FESTIVAL OF NEW FILM (Official Selection, Split, Croatia)September 9, 2017
  • SHORTS THAT ARE NOT PANTS (Screening, Toronto, Canada)October 12, 2017
  • 12th ORLANDO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Orlando, Florida, USA)October 19, 2017
  • 8th WILLIAMSBURG INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New York, USA)November 16, 2017
  • 4th CINEDEAF ROME INTERNATIONAL DEAF FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Italy)November 17, 2017
  • FESTIVAL DEL SILENZIO (Official Selection, Milan, Italy)March 16, 2018
  • 2nd MALTA FILM EXPO 2018 (Official Selection, Gwann, Malta)September 1, 2018
  • 38th VGIK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Moscow, Russia)November 12, 2018
  • 15th FEST - NEW DIRECTORS | NEW FILMS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Espinho, Portugal)June 24, 2019

Trailer

Crew

Director
Dejan Mrkic
Screenplay
Dejan Mrkic
Producers
Jenae Carpenter & Dejan Mrkic
Editor
Raechel Harding
Sound Design
Livia Ruzic
Production Design
Catharina Schurenberg

Details

Running Time
14:39 mins
Shooting Format
Digital
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD), Vimeo
Aspect Ratio
Cinemascope 2:35
Sound
5.1 or Stereo

Contact

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