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    The Art of Trimm

    There are those films that you just can’t wait to see, where the trailer alone leaves you wide-eyed and ready. Forbidden Trim is one such film and everyone from Beach Grit to Surfer Mag is frothing on it too.  Here’s the shortline: using a group of surfers for cover, Kilroy, a crack commando is sent […]

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    EXIT // ON LINE AT REEF NOW!

    Easing you into summer, our friends at REEF are serving up a fresh slice of cinematic delights on line now. EXIT directed by Brian Hanson & Tait Hawes delivers an unscripted look at life on the road in Japan, Caribbean, Mexico, Australia, California, Indonesia, and Europe, blending personalities, from legendary power of Shane Dorian, Taylor Knox, and Mick Fanning […]

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  • 2015 London Surf / Film Festival presented by REEF submissions open

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    Submissions Open for 2015 London Surf / Film Festival

    We’re stoked to announce that submissions are now open open for the 2015 London Surf / Film Festival presented by REEF, the UK’s largest celebration of international surf culture. “This year marks the 5th Edition of the London Surf / Film Festival,” says LS/FF Director Chris Nelson. “We’re inviting independent filmmakers from across the globe to submit their films […]

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  • London Surf / Film Festival 2015 bringing to the UK the very best in international surf film culture

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    LS/FF 2015 is coming…

    This October will see the 5th Edition of the London Surf / Film Festival presented by REEF kick off, showcasing the cream of international surf culture. Over the past 5 year’s we’re stoked to have worked with the most exciting and relevant filmmakers from across the globe to bring to the UK premieres of the very best in surf […]

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    Cord Surfboards London Session

    Heritage isn’t something that can be measured in Volan glass or resin tints alone. Founded by brothers David “Humphrey” and Peter “Chops” Lascelles, Cord Surfboards was born on Australia’s sunshine coast in in the mid sixties and was a draw for the leading lights – Bob McTavish, George Greenough, Peter Drouyn and Nat Young to name but a […]

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    Approaching Lines International Goes Off!

      Newquay shone for the Approaching Lines International Festival of Surf presented by Reef, turning on good waves, good weather and good times for the four day celebration of international surf culture and we were stoked to be part of it. For three nights the Lighthouse Cinema, Newquay was a beacon of stoke packed to […]

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  • Kevin Richards tucking into something cold and delicious Image: Rich McMullin

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    Cold Water Souls Talk

    This Thursday, 5th March, author,  writer and LS/FF founder Chris Nelson goes behind the scenes of his critically acclaimed book ‘Cold Water Souls: In Search of Surfing’s Cold Water Pioneers’ at the Finisterre Shop, London. For those of you who come to the LS/FF, you’ll know Chris as the person who’s usually asking the questions up on stage, […]

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    “Into the Sea” out now!

    We were stoked to host Director Marion Poizeau at the London Surf / Film Festival last year where she presented the world premiere of her perspective-shifting documentary “Into the Sea”.  This critically acclaimed voyage of exploration and hope reveals the true power of the ocean so we’re stoked to hear that this must-see film is now available on VOD HERE. The film follows Irish […]

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    The Winter Session Interview

    November – February, our friends at Magicseaweed host a surf film competition that shines a light on the hard yards search required to commit just one epic winter session from one surfer to one 90 second edit, rewarding the eventual winner with a serious travel budget to spend on the dream trip of a lifetime. Well that’s just the sort of […]

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    Hunt for Hipmasama – full length feature online!

    Oli Adams “Hunt for Hipmasama” scooped Best British film at the this year’s LS/FF and it was no mean feat, with no funding or filmmaking knowledge his project had been nearly a decade in the making, inspired by  a grainy picture of a mysto wave on a remote British island – un-surfed and un-named. The image haunted […]

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    Lines on Water charity art auction draws to a close

    As the 2014 London Surf / Film Festival charity art auction draws to a close, it’s your last opportunity to own one of the incredible one off pieces created for the “Lines on Water” exhibition in support of #2minutebeachclean and Water Aid. “Great films take the viewer on a journey,” says Festival Director Chris Nelson. […]

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    The Art of: Distribution

      It’s fair to say the world of filmmaking has changed. The digital revolution has ushered in an era where the technology to make high quality surf films has become more accessible, yet the route of progression and distribution has become less clear. So what is the next step once you have filmed, edited, scored […]

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    LS/FF Charity Gallery Auction

    For 2014  LS/FF celebrated the art of storytelling and the power of narrative in surf filmmaking. For all great works have one thing in common – they take the viewer on a journey, convey a message, tell a tale. The best of those finely turned phrases and iconic lines stay with us, go on to […]

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    Rewind – LS/FF 2014 Redux

     The 4th annual London Surf / Film Festival presented by Reef hit the capital 9 – 12 October 2014, bringing to these shores the UK’s largest celebration of contemporary surf culture – four nights of pure stoke and the very best independent surf films from around the globe. After 4 nights of packed screenings, World, […]

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    LS/FF 2014 Winners Are…

    The 4th annual London Surf / Film Festival, presented by Reef, is stoked to announce the winners of this years awards. After four nights of packed screenings in the heart of the capital, World, European and UK premieres, a mind blowing set from StringerBessant, 16 directors in the house, 2 WCT surfers, 6 authors, countless […]

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    NIAS – #LOVESURFMOVIES

    The London Surf / Film Festival is a melting pot and meeting place for filmmakers and creatives. We were stoked to meet filmmaker Rebecca Coley at the festival this year. She’s making a film about how surfing transformed Nias, told through the eyes of a local girl who surfs on the Asian Surfing Championships. She […]

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    Tim Nunn Talks Photos

    Tim Nunn has been a surf photographer and magazine editor for the last ten years, with a specialism in going to remote out of the way cold places in search of empty waves. We are stoked to announce that to accompany the European Premiere of What The Sea Gives Me on Saturday 11th October, Tim […]

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    LS/FF Writers Forum

    LONDON SURF FILM FESTIVAL 2014 WRITERS FORUM ANNOUNCED We’re stoked to announce that in celebration of this year’s theme ‘The Narrative’ – putting the emphasis on writing and story telling in films and books – we are hosting a very special event THE WRITERS FORUM. We have invited a panel of award winning and best […]

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    Lines On Water Gallery

    For 2014  we are celebrating the art of storytelling and the power of narrative in surf filmmaking. For all great works have one thing in common – they take the viewer on a journey, convey a message, tell a tale. The best of those finely turned phrases and iconic lines stay with us, go on […]

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    #GETYOURLEVON AT LS/FF

    Surfing and beer go together like well, beer and surfing so we’re stoked to welcome Skinners back as our official beer partners! Purveyors of fine Cornish Ales, Skinners have a long history of being involved in surfing and this year at the London Surf / Film Festival we’ll be sampling some of their finest Speciality Beer ! Porthleven is their special edition pale […]

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Tierra de Patagones

TIERRA DE PATAGONES, Dir. Joaquin and Julian Azulay, Arg, 72 mins WINNER: BEST FILM Joaquin and Julian Azulay set out on a journey to explore the southern limits of Patagonia surfing empty point breaks, heaving slabs and beaches, accompanied only by penguins and sea lions. Along the way they meet those who forge a life in […]

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Expencive Porno Movie

EXPENCIVE PORNO MOVIE, Dir. TIN OJEDA, USA, 45 mins WINNER: YEEEEEW! FACTOR AWARD Showing with GROOVE MOVE as part of the SUPER STYLE DOUBLE BILL Shot on luscious Super 16mil across West Coast USA and featuring some of the world’s most stylish surfers – Alex Knost, Dane Peterson, Kassia Meador, Trevor Gordon, Ryan Burch, Jared […]

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Out in the Line Up

OUT IN THE LINE-UP. Dir. Ian Thomson, Aus, 69 mins WINNER BEST DOCUMENTARY This multi award-winning documentary lifts the lid on the taboo of homosexuality in surfing. After 20 years of silence, former state champion surfer David Wakefield feels ready to reveal a secret that could turn his life upside down. Despite mixed reactions from […]

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What The Sea Gives Me

WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME, Dir. Pierce M Kavanagh, USA. 60 mins. WINNER: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD A stunning portrayal of the relationship between man and sea.  With insight from those whose destinies are defined by their connection to the ocean, whether researching Great White sharks, diving to depths never before reached, capturing waves on the frigid […]

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The Hunt for Hipmasama

THE HUNT FOR HIPMASAMA,Dir. Oli Adams, UK. 30mins WINNER: BEST BRITISH FILM WATCH THE FEATURE FOR FREE ON LINE HERE Showed with THE CRADLE OF STORMS as part of the COLD WATER TRIPPLE BILL UK Pro Oli Adams stumbled across a grainy picture of a mysto wave on a remote British island – un-surfed and […]

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Stephanie In The Water

UK PREMIERE: STEPHANIE IN THE WATER, Dir. Ava Warbrick, AUS. 68 mins. WINNER: VIEWERS CHOICE AWARD Stephanie Gilmore: surfing icon, World Champion, respected and revered by all. By her own admission she never feared defeat, she entered the line-up with a supreme confidence and dominated female surfing. That was until one night, in her hometown […]

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The Art of Trimm

Posted by on June 30, 2015

There are those films that you just can’t wait to see, where the trailer alone leaves you wide-eyed and ready. Forbidden Trim is one such film and everyone from Beach Grit to Surfer Mag is frothing on it too.  Here’s the shortline: using a group of surfers for cover, Kilroy, a crack commando is sent […]

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EXIT // ON LINE AT REEF NOW!

Posted by on June 30, 2015

Easing you into summer, our friends at REEF are serving up a fresh slice of cinematic delights on line now. EXIT directed by Brian Hanson & Tait Hawes delivers an unscripted look at life on the road in Japan, Caribbean, Mexico, Australia, California, Indonesia, and Europe, blending personalities, from legendary power of Shane Dorian, Taylor Knox, and Mick Fanning […]

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Submissions Open for 2015 London Surf / Film Festival

Posted by on June 22, 2015

We’re stoked to announce that submissions are now open open for the 2015 London Surf / Film Festival presented by REEF, the UK’s largest celebration of international surf culture. “This year marks the 5th Edition of the London Surf / Film Festival,” says LS/FF Director Chris Nelson. “We’re inviting independent filmmakers from across the globe to submit their films […]

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LS/FF 2015 is coming…

Posted by on June 20, 2015

This October will see the 5th Edition of the London Surf / Film Festival presented by REEF kick off, showcasing the cream of international surf culture. Over the past 5 year’s we’re stoked to have worked with the most exciting and relevant filmmakers from across the globe to bring to the UK premieres of the very best in surf […]

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Boards>Bangers>Beers – Otter Surfboards

Posted by on June 11, 2015

It’s proving to be a week for shapers and makers… If you’re heading to the Cornwall this weekend on Friday night friend of the festival Otter Surfboards are hosting their annual BBQ – a night of boards, beers and bangers and the chance to poke around their workshop of wooden wonders. From 6pm James and the crew will be lighting […]

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Cord Surfboards London Session

Posted by on June 9, 2015

Heritage isn’t something that can be measured in Volan glass or resin tints alone. Founded by brothers David “Humphrey” and Peter “Chops” Lascelles, Cord Surfboards was born on Australia’s sunshine coast in in the mid sixties and was a draw for the leading lights – Bob McTavish, George Greenough, Peter Drouyn and Nat Young to name but a […]

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