There are people who wander into the woods with huge microphones to hear sounds that you just don’t get downtown. Paul Matzner, founder of the Nature Sounds Society, acts as guide to our auditory worlds, inviting the viewer to consider the endangered habitat of ‘natural quiet’ – the sounds endemic to a specific environment, minus human-made noise.

Directed, shot and edited by Mike Seely (credits)

5 minutes, shot on 16mm, edited on a flatbed

– Director’s Choice Award, Black Maria Film Festival, 2005
– Best of Fest, Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival, 2005

– Sonoma Valley Film Festival, 2004