2014 Films & Filmmakers
BEYOND THE SURFACE | 46 MINUTES | BY CRYSTAL THORNBURG-HOMCY & DAVID HOMCY
Filmmakers Crystal Thornburg-Homcy and David Homcy
The full-length film features Ishita Malaviya, India's first female surfer, who is joined by a unique and talented group of women – CrystalThornburg-Homcy, Liz Clark, Lauren Hill, Emi Koch, and Kate Baldwin. With unshakable determination for a better world they traveled through Southern India documenting the ways in which surfing, yoga, and ecological creativity are bringing hope and fueling change for local people and the Planet.
INVOLVEMENT DREAM | 5 MINUTES | NATHAN OLDFIELD
Filmmaker Nathan Oldfield
A short film by filmmaker Nathan Oldfield, featuring Patagonia Ambassador Belinda Baggs, in NSW Australia, riding a surfboard designed in 1968 by fellow Patagonia Ambassador Wayne Lynch. This design came to Wayne in a dream and he called it the Involvement Model. It became the one board quiver that he rode around the world. Nearly 45 years later, Belinda explores what riding that surfboard feels like.
SAY NO MORE | 30:10 MINUTE | BY BIRDMAN MEDIA
Filmmaker Taylor Larison
Say No More, a full-length film, highlights the talents of some of Southern California’s elite team of female shredders: Stephanie Vigiano, Karina Rozunko, Tory Gilkerson, Erin Ashley, Lindsay Steinriede Engle, and Makala Smith. Delivering groundbreaking carves and long nose rides with a message that transcends well beyond the lineup, the film shows strength, style and grace in the water elevating women’s surfing to fantastic new heights.
SUMMER SALAD | 3:34 MINUTES | HAYLEY GORDON
Filmmaker Hayley Gordon
A short film, by filmmaker Hayley Gordon shot in southern California depicting friends doing what they do best, surf, skate and party. It’s a great snap shot of what happens when the swell doesn’t come in consistently, featuring Taylor Beatty, Sara Taylor, Jenna Balester, Amy Caron, Vanessa Torres, Erin Ashley (Worm), Ornella Pellizzari and more..
FRANKIE | 5:45 MINUTES | MORGAN MAASSEN
Filmmaker Morgan Maassen
Frankie are two short films shot by Morgan Maassen, a Californian-based photographer and filmmaker with additional footage courtesy of Erik Knutson. Catch a glimpse of Frankie Harrer, 16 year old surfer at Teahupoo and Hawaii last year, wave riding with such grace and such poise.
THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY | 5 MINUTES | BY STASKA NY
Filmmaker Davina Grincevicius
In honor of our special guest, Mary Schmader, we will feature a short by Davina Grincevicius, shot in Puerto Rico highlighting the energy and talents of Mary Schmader, a soul surfer from North Carolina.