International Surf Film Festival Anglet

International Surf Film Festival Anglet

These international surf film fests do not stop. They start to look the same after a while, but we want to keep bringing you the details because if it’s the one in your town then you’ll be stoked to finally have a chance to check these movies out for yourself. It’s also cool to see…

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Honolulu’s Month-Long Surf Film Fest

Honolulu's Month-Long Surf Film Fest

The 6th Annual Honolulu Surf Film Festival is the longest film festival that we’ve come across so far, running for a month this year from July 6-August 1 at the Honolulu Museum of Art.  In addition to the remarkable length of this festival, the fact that it is held in a museum elevates surf films…

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Surf at Lisbon Film Fest Looks Like a Winner for the Second Time

Surf at Lisbon Film Fest Looks Like a Winner for the Second Time

The second edition of SAL, Portugal’s Surf At Lisbon Film Fest, goes down this weekend, June 27 through 30, at the Cinema São Jorge (they tell us it’s a very old and very important building to the history of surf films in the region). The goal is to bring international attention to Portugal for its…

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About those film fests…with Loic Wirth

About those film fests...with Loic Wirth

The San Diego Surf Film Festival took place a couple weeks ago and like all festivals, it included a handful of awards given out to exceptional films. Nathan Oldfield took home the top award, Best Feature, for The Heart and the Sea, which has been making the festival rounds this year. We talked to Oldfield about…

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San Diego Surf Film Festival: May 9-12

San Diego Surf Film Festival: May 9-12

Surf film festivals are popping up all over the globe these days. We talked about Nord by Nordwest and their focus on the German surf scence a while back, and just today we learned about the Aotearoa Surf Film Fest highlighting New Zealand surf and filmmaking. But this week, it’s San Diego’s turn.  Taking place at Bird’s…

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Nord by Nordwest: Interview with Nathan Oldfield

Nord by Nordwest: Interview with Nathan Oldfield

To dig a bit deeper into the Nord by Nordwest Film Fest, since we won’t be able to make it out from Cali this year, we talked with part-time filmmaker Nathan Oldfield about his film, The Heart and the Sea, showing at the fest. Nathan says his films are quiet, beautiful and brimming with sacred purpose. As a…

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Nord by Nordwest: The Evolution of Surf in Germany

Nord by Nordwest: The Evolution of Surf in Germany

Nord by Nordwest: The evolution of surf in Germany’s North Sea By Natalie Jacobs Last year marked the first annual Nord by Nordwest Surf Skate Film Festival in Hamburg, Germany. To familiarize us with the area, film fest founder Jens Steffenhagen, gave KTV blog readers a brief history of surfing the cold, choppy waters of the North…

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After the Fact: San Diego Surf Ladies Board Shorts Film Fest

After the Fact: San Diego Surf Ladies Board Shorts Film Fest

Last weekend, the San Diego Surf Ladies hosted the second-annual Board Shorts Film Festival featuring nine shorts from international artists, all inspired by women. The event was held at Bird’s Surf Shed, a museum of classic boards and surf memorabilia, so it’s impossible not to get stoked on surfing just by walking through the doors……

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