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Serial Killers: VOTE NOW!

The SERIAL KILLERS AWARD is about celebrating those filmmakers that deliver our daily stoke, that offer up regular installments of our favourite surfers and their shinanegans. These directors mine the coal face of creativity so that we can enjoy a regualr salt water fix when the surf is flat or we are land locked and […]



Tickets to the 4th Annual London Surf / Film Festival will go on sale very soon. It’s shaping up to be an amazing year and we have some exciting World, European and UK premieres lined up. We will be announcing our feature programme W/C 8th September and tickets for individual screenings and a limited number […]


Shorties 2014 // Vote Now!

Voting is now open for the 2014 London Surf / Film Festival Shorties competition presented by REEF. 18 shorts from the very cream of British and Irish filmmaking talent have been longlisted and are available to watch, enjoy and vote  HERE – that’s some 90 minutes of surf films, right there so if you love […]



This is a final call for entries to the 2014 London Surf / Film Festival presented by Reef. Hosted 9th -12th October at The Genesis, East London, the 4th edition of the London Surf / Film Festival is a celebration of the cream of contemporary surf culture. Until 31st August  filmmakers from across the globe […]

The Shorties 2014 is on!

London Surf / Film Festival presented by REEF is stoked to announce that submissions to the 4th Annual Shorties short film competition are now open!  “The Shorties is about celebrating the wealth of homegrown filmmaking talent on our shores and the art of story telling – a tradition embedded deep within surf culture,” says Festival Director […]


2014 Feature Submissions Now Open!

We are stoked to announce that submissions are now open for the 4th annual London Surf / Film Festival, presented by REEF. “The London Surf / Film Festival is an international celebration of the cream of contemporary surf culture,” says Festival Director Chris Nelson. “The art of story telling and filmmaking is deeply embedded within […]


Filmmaker Focus // Andrew Kidman

The Litmus Test // In an exploration of cult surf cinema, LS/FF’s Chris Nelson talks to filmmaker, musician and artist Andrew Kidman about Litmus and the profound effect his iconic film has had on contemporary surf culture. 1996, the aftermath of the Slater/ Machado high-five at Pipeline. The tail slides and banana boards of the new schoolers had distilled […]



Cult Surf Cinema: World Premiere: THE RIPPLE EFFECT, Dir. Peter Hamblin, SA TUESDAY 22ND JULY: 19.15 BUY TICKETS HERE  Critically acclaimed filmmaker Peter Hamblin, pre-eminent surf writer Tim Baker and Commissioning Editors Tom Howell and Evan Fontaine  have collaborated on an insightful and wry series of series that lift the veil on some of surfing’s most interesting and […]



Special Cult Surf Cinema Big Screen Showing: LITMUS, Dir. Andrew Kidman, AUS TUESDAY 22ND JULY: 20.45 BUY TICKETS HERE From ground breaking Director Andrew Kidman, Litmus is an era defining film, a work that set the template for modern surf movie making and changed the way we look at our cultural icons, the boards we ride […]



A real highlight of last year’s LS/FF was the Surf Cinema Re-VISION Gallery. Nine leading British artists were tasked with  reinterpreting the artwork for an iconic surf movie that resonated with them. The results were mind blowing – revealing facets of the films that hadn’t been considered before, making people ponder the movies from someone […]


LS/FF Presents: A Special Evening of Cult Surf Cinema

On Tuesday 22nd July we’re delighted to be hosting a very special evening of surf cinema that celebrates waveriding’s rich heritage and a shines a fresh light on some of its most compelling cultural icons. The evening brings together a special big screen showing of Andrew Kidman’s groundbreaking ‘Litmus’, an era defining film that changed […]


Watershed pops up in Boxpark

On the 14th July 2014 our friends at Watershed will be journeying up from the southwest of England, bringing their unique blend of surf, boards, apparel and accessories to BOXPARK, Shoreditch for one week only. Sharing the space with L.A brand ‘The Quiet Life’ they will be launching the WATERSHED X THE QUITE LIFE’ glass […]


Commissioners Grand Shaka

Wednesday 28th May we hosted a very special screening of the multi award-winning documentary Splinters. More than 200 people packed into the Riverside Studios for this sold-out cinematic showcase and Q+A with Andy Able President SAPNG. We were honored to have Her Excellency Winnie Kiap, High Commissioner Papua New Guinea join us for the evening […]

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Splinters // A Very Special Screening

On Wednesday 28th May, we are stoked to be hosting a very special screening of ‘Splinters’. Directed by Adam Pesce, this incredible multi-award winning documentary  explores the emerging indigenous surf scene in Papua New Guinea and the issues associated with a very male dominated society coming to grips with a 21st Century world. Accompanied by a Q+A […]



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 […]