Authentic Wave is all about Single fin surfing, Black wetsuits and Elevator music.
Shot on Kodak 16 mm color and B/W films on Bolex H-16 with Century lenses.
Perfect 2 to 3 feet Southern California waves with classic off shore or glassy condition.
Simple surfing life and Jazzed surfers who have individual style and manner.
The titles were hand made and shot on actual 16mm film.
Authentic Wave has 2 parts. The 1st part is 2000 ~2002 (18min).
And 2nd part is 2009 ~ 2012 (15min).
This is special version of mixed 1st and 2nd part for The Surfer's Journal.
Please check out the detail about TATSUO TAKEI on their issue Volume 25 Number 2.
Showed few times in public using real 16mm reel with the projector in California and Japan.
Inspired by 60's surf movie makers, Bud Browne, Bruce Brown, Greg MacGillivray and Jim Freeman.