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Official Selection

The Official selection short films for 2017 were decided by the festivals screening panel of surf industry personalities including Craig ‘CPL’ Levers, Gavin Bisman and Richard Hodder.  Over 4 weeks of deliberation the screening panel worked their way through 30 film submissions to decide on the official selection. A diverse mix of New Zealand and international surf films have been selected by the panel and is sure to amaze audiences with spectacular surfing, in depth documentaries and unique experiences. Feature films were invitation only.

 

 OFFICIAL SELECTION FEATURES

Distance Between Dreams – Rob Bruce (USA)

Let’s Be Frank – Peter Hamblin (USA)

Sorria – Gabriel Novis (Brazil)

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION SHORTS – SHORT FILM COMPETITION

These Waters Part 2 – Jono Smit (NZ)

Bezerke – Andrew Kaineder (Australia)

The Accord – RC Cone (Iceland)

Risky Business – Guy Mac (NZ)

The Man & The Sea – Andrew Kaineder (Australia)

Surf Wasted – Cliff Kapono (USA)

Observing Winter – Ben Maurice (NZ)

A Road To Galicia – Luke Pilbeam (Spain)

Beauty & Chaos – James Skerritt (India/Indonesia)