Beyond the Scars is a short film about surfing exposed, freezing corners of the North Sea. It’s about the beauty in inconsistency, the wait between weather systems and what it means to be a coldwater surfer on a fickle shore.
In association with Channel Four Television.
Director: Chris McClean
Producer: Gabe Davies/Lola Cove Films
Directors of Photography: Lewis Arnold + Chris McClean
Edit: Chris McClean
Poem: Daniel Crockett
Read by: Jeff Hordley
Colour: Robert Thomas - Darlings Post Production, Amsterdam
Soundtrack: CJ Mirra
Sound Engineer: Will Evans
Sea Recording: Andrew Taylor-Maskery
Additional Camera: Kevin Smith
Title Font Design: David Beckitt
Surfers: Gabe Davies, Sandy Kerr, Fergal Smith, Jesse Davies, Ollie O’Flaherty, Ben Howard.
Supported by: Nixon, Patagonia, Poler and GoPro.
Produced by SEASAW FILMS