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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 Wave

    You can’t fail to have heard about The Wave, a new surfing project taking root in Bristol. This ambitious plan fusing inland surfing and sustainability is the brainchild of Nick Hounsfield whose enthusiasm and dedication has taken The Wave from pipe dream to a reality that will be opening its doors in the next year. They’ve launched a crowd funding campaign (with […]

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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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    StringerBessant Gala Gig

    We are stoked to announce that the mighty StringerBessant will be playing an exclusive set at the LS/FF on Thursday 9th October, as part of the opening night festivities. Gary Stringer and Jack Bessant are the nucleus of the band Reef, and their gravelly, soulful  folk-rock is the perfect soundtrack for the start of the […]

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    London Surf / Film Festival 2014 Teaser

     The 4th annual London Surf / Film Festival presented by Reef hits the capital 9 – 12 October so here’s a little teaser to whet your whistle and stoke the fires for what’s in store! Hosted at Genesis, E1 London Surf / Film Festival is the UK’s largest celebration of contemporary surf culture bringing to theses shores […]

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    Stephanie in the City

    We’re stoked to announce that x5 ASP World Champion and surfing icon Steph Gilmore will be at the London Surf / Film Festival in person to present the UK Premiere of the critically acclaimed, ‘Stephanie in the Water‘ Dir. Ava Warbrick on Thursday 9th October. Tickets for this Gala screening are selling fast and you […]

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    #2minutebeachclean

    We’re stoked to be working with #2minutebeachclean as our environmental partner for this year’s London Surf / Film Festival. The idea behind the initiative is simple and intuitive – take two minutes to pick up rubbish each time you visit the beach. There’s no pre-determined date and time so it’s always convenient, there’s opportunity to get […]

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    2014 SHORTIES LINE UP ANNOUNCED

    London Surf /Film Festival, presented by Reef, is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2014 LS/FF Shorties Contest. The shortlisted entries represent some of the very best in British and Irish surf filmmaking and will be championed on the big screen at this year’s London Surf / Film Festival. “The Shorties is an element […]

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    Tickets on Sale!

    Tickets are now available for the 4th Annual LS/FF. Tickets can be bought for individual features or for evening programmes. Check out the full line-up of films and times HERE Individual screenings priced £7.50 – £9.50. Tickets are available via the Genesis box office HERE and on T: 020 7780 2000. There are also a very limited number […]

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    LS/FF SCHEDULE & TICKETS

    So folks, here is the full line up of international features that we’re premiering at London Surf / Film Festival 2014 presented by REEF, and if we do say so ourselves, it’s a pretty tasty line up indeed! The Festival is hosted at The Genesis, E1 from 9th – 12th October. Tickets for individual screening are […]

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    LS/FF 2014 International Features Announced

    That first shiver of Autumn is in the air and with it comes the promise of a fresh stream of low pressures to awaken the coast and light up the darkening dawns of the British Isles. In celebration of this hallowed season we’re delighted to announce the official selection of International features for 2014 - a programme […]

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    LS/FF 2014 FULL OF EASTERN PROMISE

    Autumn is a golden time to be a surfer in the British Isles, consistent waves begin to light up the coastline and the 4th annual London Surf / Film Festival presented by Reef hits the UK. Hosted 9-12 October, this year the festival is moving East to the Genesis Cinema bringing an awesome programme of the very […]

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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 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 un-named. This image haunted him, and sparked an […]

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Stephanie In The Water

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 of Coolongatta, […]

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The Wave

Posted by on December 8, 2014

You can’t fail to have heard about The Wave, a new surfing project taking root in Bristol. This ambitious plan fusing inland surfing and sustainability is the brainchild of Nick Hounsfield whose enthusiasm and dedication has taken The Wave from pipe dream to a reality that will be opening its doors in the next year. They’ve launched a crowd funding campaign (with […]

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The Art of: Distribution

Posted by on December 2, 2014

  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

Posted by on November 28, 2014

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

Posted by on November 19, 2014

 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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Closing Gala Screening: The Granite Stoke

Posted by on October 14, 2014

TICKETS £5 AVAILABLE HERE We are stoked to announce that on Thursday 16th October at 7pm we are hosting a very special Closing Gala Screening with our good friends at Allpress Espresso at their roastery and cafe on Redchurch Street in the heart of East London. We have the UK Premiere of the award winning […]

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LS/FF 2014 Winners Are…

Posted by on October 13, 2014

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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