patrick trefz


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Patrick Trefz is an award-winning art, documentary, and action photographer-filmmaker. He has directed the feature films Thread (2007) and Idiosyncrasies (2010), as well as various shorts, music videos, and other independent projects. Most recently, he collaborated with the San Francisco Film Festival Society on a series of video portraits of the 2013 included directors. His photography has been featured nationally and internationally in publications such as Surfer, Big, Geo, and The New York Times. He is the author of Santa Cruz: Visions of Surf City (Solid Publishing, 2002), Thread (powerHouse Books, 2009), and SURFERS’ BLOOD (powerHouse Books, 2012).

Patrick lives in Santa Cruz, California. He is working on his major forthcoming production, SURFERS’ BLOOD, the film, as well as a full-length documentary on Jim Denevan's Outstanding in the Field.

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  1. Catch Surf
  2. Piz 'n' Breakz
  3. Alice Martins
  4. Junior
  5. Marina Caverzan
  6. Rhythm Livin
  7. MAD
  8. Gina Sinotte
  9. Guilherme Tonelli
  11. SFSM
  12. San Francisco Film Society
  13. Ion Eizaguirre
  14. Destin Daniel Cretton
  15. Ted Grambeau Photography
  16. grayagent
  17. Yours Truly
  18. Kassia meador

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