Watch: Echoes From a Silent World
'Echoes From a Silent World' was Matt Kleiner's entry to this year's Lockdown Short Film Contest, a category of the London Surf Film Festival.
The concept for the entries was simple: Filmmakers had to take something old and make something new from the confines of their home. So you may get a sense of deja vu while watching this clip. It's all been seen before, just rearranged in other ways.
Says Matt: "While unable to work it was creatively therapeutic to dive into old hard drives and make something fresh that reflected the dream-like state of isolation.
"The title pays tribute to that brief moment in time where the outside world stood still in early 2020. The majority of the globe could only reminisce on what were becoming faint memories of life outside of the house as reality began to seem like a figment of our imagination.
"Rather than make something that got you excited to go surf, I wanted to make something unrealistic and dreamlike, saturated with colors and details from an ocean experience."