Steve Cleveland is a talented surfer/filmmaker and is the creator of his latest film, A Paradigm Shift. Fast moving and full of action, it features such talents as Jared Mell, Alex Knost, Joel Tudor, and Kassia Meador. We spoke with Steve to learn more. [click to continue]
“Forgotten Fun” means exploring the creation of a shorter video style. Recently, I have been working hard on putting together a longer surf film entitled, “Another Morning Rebel Song” and this was a chance to refine what I’ve done into a more concise visual piece. It was flmed this past fall primarily around the sheltered points in Noosa with famous loggers Jared Mell, Japanese logger Yuta Sezutsu and local Harrison Roach.
A respected observer of the surfing community, Cardiff’s own Devon Howard is a surfer/writer who has written for publications such as Longboard, Surfers Journal, and Surfer magazines. As a surfer with a “ride everything” philosophy, he has appeared in numerous films as Single Fin Yellow, Sprout, One California Day, and The Present. We spoke with Devon to learn more. [click to continue]
Jared Mell making the best out of a day with a crowd. Photo by Xabi Irure.
Jared Mell by Taylor Bonin. One session at Blackies.
Jared Mell by photographer Xabi Irure. From Huck Magazine: “It gives me the greatest feeling ever. It’s like flying, like when you see a bird looking over the landscape of a beautiful place. It just motivates me and everybody to meet new people, new relationships, new friendships and just grow basically. Surfing is like a family that never stops growing.”
Justin Quintal is a talented surfer from Jacksonville, Florida. Seemingly coming from nowhere, Justin captured two first place finishes at the Joel Tudor Duct Tape Invitationals. So who is this mystery man and what makes him tick? We caught up with Justin to learn more. [click to continue]
Filmmaker/surfer Mikey DeTemple’s follow-up to his hit film Picaresque. This time Mikey brings along Chris Del Moro, Justin Quintal, Kassia Meador, Alek Parker, Ryan Burch, Scotty Stopnik, Jared Mell, Daniel Thompson and Tyler Warren on a 2 year journey to Canada, Nicaragua, Bahamas, Maine, New York, and Baja riding all sorts of different shaped boards, logs, hulls, and planks of wood. www.godamp.com