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Sound of Silence

A school lockdown brings into focus a teen’s last words to his sister.

  • Per Johnson
    Director
    Kurdis & His Magnificent Yak (2017 SLOIFF Selection)
  • Per Johnson
    Writer
    Kurdis & His Magnificent Yak (2017 SLOIFF Selection)
  • Per Johnson
    Producer
    Kurdis & His Magnificent Yak (2017 SLOIFF Selection)
  • Gavin Kimmel
    Key Cast
    “Calvin”
    IVY (2018 SLOIFF Selection)
  • Eva Lutgen
    Key Cast
    “Susie”
  • Isabel Lutgen
    Key Cast
    “Classmate”
  • Eliza Farley
    Key Cast
    “Classmate”
  • Natalie Vogenthaler
    Key Cast
    “Classmate”
  • Rio Cox
    Key Cast
    “Classmate”
  • Nora Shaughnessy
    Key Cast
    “Classmate”
  • Sevy Hayes
    Key Cast
    “Classmate”
  • Evan McCarthy
    Key Cast
    “Classmate”
  • Bobak Razavi
    Key Cast
    “Mr. Wormwood”
  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Narrative, Drama, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 11 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 20, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Director Biography - Per Johnson

Per directed KURDIS & HIS MAGNIFICENT YAK, a 2017 SLOIFF Selection. In elementary school, Per's THE GIVER remake was a 90-Second Newbery Film Festival Selection. In 2019, Per created his most powerful work yet, a school shooting film, SOUND OF SILENCE, starring Gavin Kimmel (2018 SLOIFF Selection, IVY).

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