November 2016. Far away from the crowds and far away from temperate climate, I followed Lee-Ann in her search of some waves to surf. Traveling light, I tried my best, with limited means and gear, to relay the particular atmosphere and unique sensations felt in this fascinating island.
Notes from Lee-Ann Curren :
After visiting on a regular basis for the past 5 years, Iceland has become almost like a second home to me. I'm not sure what attracts me so much about this place. Maybe the immensity of the landscapes that make you feel so vulnerable, yet very much alive, and leave you in a permanent state of awe and contemplation.I think this video describes perfectly what it feels like to be out there. Special thanks to Roxy for supporting us, Samaris for the beautiful music, and our local friends Ingo, Heidar, Elli, Steinar, Mother Earth, Betty, Hlynur, just to name a few, for making each trip to Iceland a new magical adventure.
More notes from Claudia Lederer :
"It’s hard to describe the feelings created by such a change of scenery.
Iceland’s untouched nature and its powerful, unreal landscapes provide total escapism and a real fascination for many of us. Day after day, while on the road searching for waves, the misty and cold atmosphere created an invitation for us to move to another world, fuelling our imagination with tales and legends where each rock generates a new mystical dimension.
Along with Lee-Ann Curren, we travelled like that for a few days, carried by winds and swell, on the hunt for waves that would allow us to bring back unique memories of this extraordinary region."
Aritz Aranburu and the young promises of surf Iker Amatriain and Adur Amatriain travel to North Africa in search of the dream waves. The two youngsters, enter into the dynamic of surfing powerful waves, backed by the knowledge of Aritz. Getting to enjoy some of the best waves of their lives, in an experience they will never forget.
Aritz Aranburu y las jóvenes promesas del surf Iker Amatriain y Adur Amatriain viajan al norte de Africa en busca de las olas soñadas. Los dos jovenes, entran en la dinámica de surf de olas potentes, respaldados por el conocimiento de Aritz. Llegando a surfear algunas de las mejores olas de sus vidas, en una experiencia que jamás olvidarán.
The Wild' featuring Noah Beschen was the 2015 REDirect Surf Film Festival Grand Prize Winner.
This short film explores what it is to be a young surfer. The innate call to nature, the ocean, and the pursuit of manhood.
Presented by RED Digital Cinema & Surfer Mag. REDirect Surf was a filmmaking competition to see who can create the most unique and original surf short of the year using RED Dragon 6K cameras provide by RED. 11 film makers were hand selected to participate and after 10 weeks of filming and 4 weeks of post production all films were submitted. The distinguished panel of judges included Taylor Steele (World Renowned Surf Film Maker), Jarred Land (CEO of RED) as well as Director of Point Break 2, Grant Elis (Editor of Surfer Mag), and Jamin Jannard (Founder of RED son).
Trailer de el "El Niño" Documental sobre el invierno 2015/2016 en el que el surfista de olas grandes Axi Muniain viajara por todo el mundo persiguiendo las tormentas para surfear las mayores olas del invierno.
Surfing is an expression of freedom for women around the world, but what happens when the media and larger culture of sexualization threaten to take that freedom away?
FLUX is a powerful essay documentary that reveals sexism in the surfing industry. As talent becomes an accessory to beauty, the sexualization of women in surf media creates damaging effects for women surfers everywhere. Featuring the voices of female surf icons both past and present, FLUX will empower audiences with its call for change and hope for the future.