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Silent is about a deaf girl who is bullied at school for being deaf by three girls. Over the course of the film, one of the girls sees the extent her friends are willing to go to bully her and decides to try and right the wrongs.

  • Lindsey Hunter
  • Lindsey Hunter
  • Lindsey Hunter
  • Julianne Yonano
    Key Cast
  • Jocelyn Haney
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 15, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Nikon D3200
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • NCME Media and Film Showcase
    Folsom, California
    United States
    April 24, 2016
    Northern California
    First Place in Short Film Live Action category
  • All American High School Film Festival
    New York City
    United States
    October 8, 2016
    Official Selection
  • 2016 Cinema Touching Disability short film competition
    Austin, Texas
    United States
    November 5, 2016
    3rd Place in the Short Film Non-Documentary Division and Audience Favorite
Director Biography - Lindsey Hunter

Lindsey Hunter is a 15-year-old Freshman at Folsom High School in Folsom, CA. “Silent” is her first short film. She created it for a Northern CA Media Educator’s Film Contest. Lindsey wanted to create a film titled “Silent” that was a silent film about a girl living in a silent world and wanted to convey the message, “If you are going to say something mean, remain silent.” Lindsey has grown up around disabled people since her father is blind. In fact, when she first showed “Silent” to her father, Lindsey had to describe each scene to him. The story brought her dad to tears. Lindsey has a genuine heart for those with disabilities. Lindsey is passionate about her interest in creating projects on film. She got her start by creating videos of her sister on her iTouch. Lindsey also loves to perform with El Dorado Musical Theater where she met the girls who starred in “Silent” The redeemed mean girl is played by Julianne Yonano and the deaf girl is played by Jocelyn Haney. Lindsey hopes to get a scholarship to the USC Film School so she can pursue a career in film.

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