The documentary by Jason Baffa, chronicles Chris Del Moro as he travels Italy on a quest to re-connect with his Italian heritage and study how a land of old-world-tradition is embracing the modern sub-culture of surfing. The US Première is in Santa Barbara, CA at The Arlington Theater at 8pm on February 3, 2014. Also starring Dave Rastovich and Lauren Hill.
Ming Nomchong is a talented surfer/photographer based in Byron Bay, Australia. Her natural ability to capture that perfect moment by the ocean is both impressive and a delight. We spoke with Ming to learn more. [click to continue]
Kuni Takanami is a talented surfer/photographer born in Japan and now residing in Australia, Sought after by numerous surf magazines and sportswear companies, Kuni travels the world looking for interesting people and places to capture the light through his unique lens. We spoke with him to learn more. [click to continue]
Jason Baffa is the director of the now classic Singlefin: Yellow and the co-director of the film One California Day. His latest project Bella Vita, follows surfer Chris Del Moro to his birthplace in Italy, a country rich in craft and culture, and explores Del Moro’s bond with his Italian family and surfing friends (Lauren Hill, Dave Rastovich, Ale Ponzanelli). [click to continue]
From independent filmmaker Nathan Oldfield, his latest film explores the joy that lies at the center of a surfing life: family, friends and a a shared intimacy with the sea. Filmed in Australia, New Zealand, France, and Spain, it features Dave Rastovich, Lauren Hill, Alex Knost, Tom Wegener, Kassia Meador, and many more. To order in Australia or worldwide, click here. (In the US, it is available here.)
Nathan Oldfield is the director of the upcoming film, Heart & The Sea. Like his previous films, Lines from A Poem and Seaworthy, Oldfield explores his joyful connection to the ocean and the friends he has encountered along the way. We spoke with Nathan to learn more. [click to continue]
Pro surfer Dave Rasta Rastovich went from an ocean minded admirer to an ocean activist when he embarked on a personal mission to help stop the worldwide commercial slaughter of dolphins and whales. While unsure at first, [click to continue]
We offer an alternative to the
thruster and contest mentality that dominates our activity. We choose
to celebrate surfing for what it is:
a joyful union between the surfer
and the ocean. Our mission is to
give voice to those people — surfers, shapers, writers, artists, filmmakers, and photographers — who quietly
keep surf culture alive.