Making It: Jake Donlen

Making It: Jake Donlen

Runamuk Visual’s Jack Donlen got arthritis when he was fresh out of school, putting a cramp in his surf style. But that didn’t stop him from admiring the beauty of the ocean and the talents of his friends. So he picked up a camera and started shooting. His skillful filmmaking landed him in-house at Billabong…

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Filmmaker Feature: John Lynch

Filmmaker Feature: John Lynch

John Lynch first got his hands on a camera at the ripe age of 10 and never looked back. Combining his passion for travel and surfing, he has carved out a life behind the lens sharing the inspiration picked up from the cultures he has explored across the globe. With a couple of traditional surf…

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Filmmaker Feature: Q&A with Albert Falzon

Filmmaker Feature: Q&A with Albert Falzon

Besides surfing, where do you draw your inspiration to keep creating, after already accomplishing such high “creative” levels? Inspiration can come from many sources. It can come in a momentary flash. It can come from all things beautiful. Certainly for me life in all its beauty is more than enough to inspire a thousand lifetimes of…

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Film Festival Short Sweden

Nord by Nordwest Shorts Show Life in the North Sea

This year’s Nord by Nordwest Surf Film Festival, April 3-5 in Hamburg, Germany, features international highlights of indie filmmaking such as Spirit of Akasha, Slow is fast, Deathbowl to Downtown and The Salt Trail. Also on the menu is a selection of shorts that show the cold but surf-filled life on the North Sea. The surfers in…

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Dylan Gordon surf photography

Reel Talk: Dylan Gordon

Dylan Gordon, staff photographer for Surfer Mag, doesn’t usually mix photography shoots with video shoots. He recently released a new short from a couple of early morning sessions with Troy Mothershead so Cy caught up with him for some details about his craft. As a staff photographer for surfer magazine, do find yourself shooting a…

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