LS/FF 2019 REDUX
9th Annual London Surf / Film Festival x VANS touched down in the heart of the capital bringing the to the UK the very cream of international surf culture and the creatives behind it.
Five nights of packed out World, European and UK premieres were curated to reflect the broad spectrum of waveriding and the very best of surf culture in the here and now. Accompanied by special audiences with icons of the surf and screen including the likes of Alex Knost, Lee Ann Curren, Dougal Paterson, Spencer Frost and Rick Wall plus Translate – the breath taking live audio visual experiment from the multi award winning team Chris McClean and CJ Mirra, live illustrations from artist in residence The Cunning Craftsman, live music, a charity screening raising £450 for The Ocean Clean Up, good times and more, London Surf / Film Festival is a celebration of the creativity that exists in surfing and a barometer at the heart of our culture.
Huge thanks to everyone who came, made films, watched movies, supported, talked story with friends old and new, helped, hooted, voted and brought the stoke including our partners Vans, Nixon, Surf Ears, Hydro Flask, Venn Creative, Aluna Coconut Rum, Surf Sistas, Allpress Espresso, Sharp’s, Cord Surfboards, Carve, Magicseaweed, Surf Girl, Huck Magazine plus filmmaker Jade Sellick for the edit.
London Surf / Film Festival turns 10 in 2020, see you there.
London Surf / Film Festival 2019 winners:
Best Film presented by Vans: ZONE FREQUENCY Dir. Jack Coleman
Viewer’s Choice presented by Vans: TRANSLATE From: Chris McClean & CJ Mirra
Best Documentary: SATORI Dir. Rick Wall
Best International Short: STREET SURFERS Dir. Arthur Neumeier
Best Soundtrack: TAN MADONNA Dir. Alex Knost
Best Cinematography: A CORNER OF THE EARTH Dir. Spencer Frost
Best British: FLUX Dir. Lexis Arnold
Spirit of the Festival presented by Aluna Coconut Rum: SPOONS Dir. Wyatt Daily
YEEEEEW Factor presented by Approaching Lines: WHITE RHINO Dir. Brent Storm
The Shortie of the Year presented by Nixon: TURNING TIDES Dir. Lucy Hawes & Jo Guthrie
Emerging Talent presented by Nixon: MIKEY IN MEX Dir. Matty Snelling
Film & Edit: Jade Sellick jadesellick.com
Music & Creative: Venn Creative
Good Vibes: Everyone
London Surf / Film Festival is an Approaching Lines Production.