North Devon Surfing History

wavedreamer provided all the in-water and some of the land based footage for this project and we were proud to be with Mark from Maniac Films to pick up the award from South West Media Innovations Award 2007 for ‘best collaboration between business and young people’.

Surfing and surf history from the North Devon region, featuring Ralph Freeman, Steve ‘Pixie’ Godfrey, Alex Baker, Kathleen Spears, Ashley Braunton, Simon Twitchen, Tim Lehan, Gavin Bowden, Jules, Skelly and the shapers from Gulfstream, Ester Spears, Stuart Campbell, DC, Carlo, Lyndon Wake, Angus from The Red Barn, Eddy Knight, Buckie from …Lost, Adam Thornton, excellent surf photos from Extreme Boardshots, great in-water footage from ONEDAY courtesy of Richard Gregory, footage from the Maniac Films surf archive, footage from Chris Preston and Matt Biggs.

Plus wicked music from The Universe Inspectors, Pete Bruntnell, Jenna Witts, Lee Thommen and Becky Loney, Acid County and Horizon. Featuring artwork from the kids at Caen Primary School and Braunton Community College.

Extra Features on DVD – full length surfing sample from ONEDAY, trailer for Universe Inspectors DVD, SAS Eco Grom Litter short (extended version with Gary Elkerton), Croyde Point Surfing, trailer for ‘State of Play’ (new Longboard DVD from Chris Preston), trailer for extremeboardshots.com, trailer for Goldcoast DVD.

A proportion of the proceeds goes to the Woolacombe Surf Life Saving Club, Braunton Community College and Barnstaple Museum.

Now for sale online at Surfers Against Sewage, Magicseaweed.com and a1surf.com. Also available in Redwood surf shop, Croyde, le sport Barnstaple, Woolacombe and Croyde plus Genesis Surf Shop, Ilfracombe. Winner of the Appledore Visual Arts Film Festival ‘Best Film’ as voted by the Audience. Winner of the South West Media Innovations Award 2007 for ‘best collaboration between business and young people’

www.maniacfilms.com

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  • not yesterday
  • Inverted perceptions
  • Exotic location
  • Standing stones
  • Surrealism
  • Vapourous ships of the dawn
  • Metal detectors behind me
  • Hands up this is a stick up
  • It's behind you
  • Stiff offshore
  • First drop in temperature for weeks
  • Towers of rain
  • Great anvils of moisture
  • The architect of the tide
  • Bird botherer
  • Serene scene

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