Approaching Lines Festival: The Cinematic Surf Sessions Presented by Reef, have announced their official selection of International features and what a line up it is! Hosted 24th and 26th April, at the state of the art Lighthouse Cinema in Newquay, and 25th April at the iconic Poly in Falmouth, we’ve been delighted to partner with Approaching […]

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Approaching Lines Festival // The Cinematic Surf Sessions

April 24-26  2014 – the first Annual Approaching Lines Festival presented by REEF hits the UK. We’re delighted to be partnering with our friends at creative collective Approaching Lines to bring  to the Southwest ‘The Cinematic Surf Sessions’ – a three-night extravaganza of surfing’s most hotly anticipated premieres, underground hits and award winning features. Hosted at […]

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Shaun Tomson // The Light Shines Ahead

We co-hosted a very special evening with surf legend and former World champion Shaun Tomson last week at Huck HQ – a night of stoke and inspiration in equal measures. “If there’s one existential moment in surfing, it’s when you’re 20 feet back in the tube and you’re racing for the light,” says Shaun Tomson. […]


Shaun Tomson // A very special evening

On Monday March 10, we’re delighted to be partnering with our long-time friends and collaborators, Huck Magazine to host a very  special evening with surfer, legend, orator and inspiration Shaun Tomson. One of the pivotal figures of the Free Ride Generation, former world champion Shaun Thomson redefined the art of barrel riding and helped usher in […]


Colin Macleod // California x Caledonia

We first met musician Colin Mcleod at last year’s London Surf / Film Festival. Quiet and unassuming, with a flop of brown hair and a salty twinkle in his eye, he’d flown in from Norway, guitar in hand to support friend and British filmmaker Jim Hope and ended up blowing away the closing night crowd […]

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Filmmaker Focus: Leo McCrea

Director Leo McCrea’s documentary Kwepunha Liberia highlights the burgeoning surf scene emerging in Liberia a decade after the end of a bloody and brutal civil war, the memories of which still shadow the nation. Here he  shines a light on his project produced with writer and British pro longboarder Sam Bleakley and shares his hopes of a […]


BIG FRIDAY: September Sessions

We were stoked to have our friends at Surf Sistas and Big Friday on board again at last year’s LS/FF; they’ve been running bespoke surf holidays for the last decade, helping people maximise their water time or catch their first wave in some of the planet’s best surf locations. Congratulations to Lindsey Cole who entered the […]


Filmmaker Focus: Jeremy Rumas

Filmmaker Focus: Jeremy Rumas / Hangs Upon Nothing Hangs Upon Nothing is an aesthetic masterpiece, lovingly captured on 16mil by artist/filmmaker/musician Jeremy Rumas. This is the culmination of a six year passion project, an ode to Indonesia and beyond and combines sublime surfing, compelling cinematography and an original score by Turbo-fire to Zenith. It’s been described […]


Filmmaker Focus: Rocky Romano

LS/FF Filmmaker Q&A – Rocky Romano These are stories that are easy to tell, and there are those stories that are difficult to tell – but often taking the hard road yields the biggest rewards. In bringing Anthony Ruffo’s story to the big screen, Rocky Romano chose the latter, and the resulting film shines a […]


Filmmaker Focus: Matt Westcott

Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Matt Westcott plied his trade shooting ski and snowboard movies before turning his hand to surf cinematography. His opening feature, Good Morning Miyazaki, is a high-paced and aesthetically spectacular film showcasing a unique corner of Japan. From single-fin cruisin’ to heavy typhoon-produced beach-break barrels and featuring Japan’s most stylish + accomplished surfers […]


Kepa Acero / A journey through West Africa

Kepa Acero embodies that spirit of adventure that kick started the waveriding wanderlust – he approaches fresh horizons with an openness and clearness of vision, making the best of what he finds along the way. “Let’s enjoy life and make beautiful things; doing what we really love.” His slide show and talk at LS/FF 2103 […]

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Auction in aid of SAS

  We were delighted to work with such a talented collection of artists at this year’s LS/FF including Chris Dorning AKA Moot. Those who came to festival will have seen his incredible free hand styling fronting the Riverside as well as featured within the gallery. His original poster ‘Litmus’ produced for the LS/FF x Oakley […]


Surf Cinema Re-Vision Auction

London Surf / Film Festival teamed up with Approaching Lines, Oakley and some of the UK’s most exciting surf creatives to present ‘Surf Cinema Re-Vision’, a specially commissioned gallery show celebrating the connection between art and celluloid in support of Water Aid. We tasked nine of the UK’s leading surf creatives to reinterpret and redesign […]


And The Winners Are…

London Surf / Film Festival, presented by Reef, is stoked to announce the winners of the 2013 awards. After four nights of packed screenings, 16 premieres, countless filmmaker Q&A’S and talks, 100′s of pints of Skinners’s ‘El Choppo’, live shaping, plus the very best in surf arts and culture, the official screening panel presented the […]


Surf Filmmaking on the Edge

London Surf / Film Festival is stoked to announce a very special free Saturday afternoon event with two of surfing’s most exciting filmmakers - Chris McClean and Kepa Acero. The Riverside Studios will host a special Q & A with star of Compassing, professional surfer, explorer and filmmaker Kepa Acero who is coming over from the […]


Oakley Eyewear x LS/FF present ‘Surf Cinema Re-Vision’

We’re proud to welcome Oakley Eyewear back as associate partners for the 2013 event. Oakley have supported London Surf / Film Festival since its inception and this year have teamed up with Approaching Lines and some of the UK’s most exciting surf creatives to present ‘Surf Cinema Re-Vision’, a specially commissioned gallery show celebrating the […]



We’re stoked to be able to offer evening pass holder a complimentary copy of Chris Nelson’s  highly acclaimed ‘Cold Water Souls: In Search of Surfing’s Cold Water Pioneers’ courtesy of our friends at Footprint Books. Cold Water Souls: In Search of Surfing’s Cold Water Pioneers by Chris Nelson Connected to the project from his earliest […]



With premieres of Almost Cut my Hair, This Time Tomorrow, Good Morning Miyakazi and DONE, Friday Night at LS/FF  is shaping up to be pretty special, but it just got even better! Buy an evening pass for Friday 1st November for £21 and you get to watch 4 epic movies.  Not only that but you can […]


Skinners Brewery: Tapping the Source at LS/FF!

We’re stoked to announce that the award winning Skinners Brewery are on board as drinks partners for the 2013 London Surf / Film Festival. Hailing from the heartlands of Cornwall, the CAMRA celebrated brewery are purveyors of the finest traditional cask and bottle conditioned ales and beers so we’re delighted to be bringing Skinners to […]



We’re offering a limited number of Thursday Night Passes for £16 which means more films for less cash! Catch the UK Premiere of Jason Baffa’s much anticipated  Bella Vita PLUS the European Premier of the award-winning documentary Learning to Breathe on the big screen, as well as an international short and ‘Teazed’ a shortlisted entry to The Shorties short […]