LS/FF 2014 Winners Are…


x5 World Surfing Champion Stephanie Gilmore – Viewer’s Choice

The 4th annual London Surf / Film Festival, presented by Reef, is stoked to announce the winners of this years awards. After four nights of packed screenings in the heart of the capital, World, European and UK premieres, a mind blowing set from StringerBessant, 16 directors in the house, 2 WCT surfers, 6 authors, countless filmmaker Q&A’S and talks, 1000’s of selfies with Steph Gilmore, 100′s of pints of Skinners, a writers forum, plus the very best in surf arts and culture, the official screening panel presented the following awards:

Best Film presented by REEF: Tierra de Patagones, Dir. Joaquin Azulay, Julian Azulay

Best Documentary: Out in the Line-Up, Dir. Ian Thomson

Best Cinematography presented by Xtreme Video:  What the Sea Gives Me, Dir. Pierce Michael Kavanagh

Viewers Choice Awards, presented by Allpress Espresso: Stephanie in the Water, Dir. Ava Warbrick

Best British Film presented by Xcel wetsuits: The Hunt For Hipmasama, Dir. Oli Adams

Best International Short, presented by magicseaweed: Still Swell at 85, Dir. Dean Safron

The YEEEEEEW! Factor Award: Expencive Porno Movie, Dir. Tin Ojeda

The Spirit of the Festival Award:  The Ripple Effect, Dir. Peter Hamblin

Shorties Emerging Talent: Stray, Dir. Patrick Blades

The Shorties Short Film Contest, presented by Reef:  Out of the Black and Into the Blue, Dir. Luke Pilbeam