One minute silence

One minute silence. Composed of silences found on CNN.

  • Roberto Voorbij
    Director
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Art, Political
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 1, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Netherlands
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Found footage
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Hamburg International Short Film Festival
    Hamburg
    Germany
    June 1, 2016
    yes
    no
Director Biography - Roberto Voorbij

Roberto Voorbij (1974). Lives and works in Amsterdam. Studied at the Utrecht School of the Arts and - as part of an exchange program - at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he was taught by, among others, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle. For his B.F.A. graduation he was nominated for the ‘Prins Bernhard Fund’ and the ‘Piet Bakker Prize’, and more recent for the ‘Artist in Action Prize’. Apart from film and video he works with 3D-software and collage technique (www.saatchiart.com/roo).

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Director Statement

Besides (national) identity, are commerciality and public space recurring themes in Voorbij's work. What highly fascinates him about this is the underlying politics and marketing strategy of our seemingly neutral environment. Voorbij's work is often socially critical.