Documenting the talents of amazing people who happen to surf.
Iconic surfer Rob Machado has traveled the world for more than half his life. And during that time, he’s crossed paths with countless individuals who share a love for surfing and a passion for the arts. In his new series called Through The Lens, we meet these individuals and follow Rob as he re-connects with the people who've inspired him along the way.
This episode features Jay Nelson, a San Francisco-based artist who specializes in a unique type of automobile customization. This past winter, Jay drove down to Rob's house in Cardiff, CA, where the two worked together to build out the inside of Rob's van and create the ultimate surf mobile.
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).
A short featuring John John Florence titled "Departure Delayed"
Surfing by John John Florence, Ivan Florence, Nathan Florence, Kiron Jabour, Koa Rothman, Matt Meola
Skating by Greyson Fletcher
Filmed by Damien Robertson, Daniel Russo, Blake Kueny, and John John Florence.
Heli Footage by Daniel Russo
Edited by Blake Kueny
Song by UFO titled Boogie
Colored by UX Entertainment