Category Archives: FILM

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THE NEW YORK WOMEN’S SURF FILM FESTIVAL’S MONTAUK LINEUP

This weekend (August 12th) the New York Women’s Surf Film Festival will be hosting the second half of their film series at the Montauk Beach House on Long Island, New York. Each year we love seeing  the amazing selection of … Continue reading

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SURFRIDER’S ANNUAL TWO COASTS: ONE OCEAN COLLABORATES WITH MIKEY DETEMPLE FOR A MEMORABLE FILM

By: Victoria Clark Every year, in an effort to fund two critical regional clean water and coastal preservation programs, Surfrider’s annual Two Coasts: One Ocean event brings like-minded influencers together to protect the oceans we love. On the evening of August … Continue reading

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YOUR WEEKEND PLANS: NYC WOMEN’S SURF FILM FESTIVAL 2016

By: Joseph Licata Your weekend just got a little bit better. Tacos, tequila, good people and some great surf films. What else could you ask for? Surf Collective is proud to support the amazing work that Davina Grincevicius and her … Continue reading

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EMILIO PUCCI PAIRS STYLE WITH SKATE IN THE FASHION HOUSE’S NEW VIDEO CAMPAIGN AND CUSTOM SKATEBOARDS

  SKATE STYLE BY EMILIO PUCCI It’s always refreshing and exciting to see fashion houses embrace surf, skate, and the sport-life mentality. From Alexander Wang surfboards to Louis Vuitton golf bags, many luxury brands have created special edition collections for recreational … Continue reading

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WOMEN OF THE SEVEN SEAS: THE 3RD ANNUAL NYC WOMEN’S SURF FILM FESTIVAL | PRESENTED BY LAVA GIRL SURF

Women of the Seven Seas By: Victoria Clark As the first New York City organization dedicated to the celebration and empowerment of female surfers, Lava Girl Surf has been a pivotal advocate and supporter of female athletes who love the ocean, surfing, … Continue reading

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SURF COLLECTIVE MAGAZINE ISSUE 001 / NEW BEGINNINGS

  LETTER FROM THE EDITOR When we started pulling together ideas for how we wanted our first printed experience of Surf Collective to feel we quickly realized that what was taking shape was  a much needed step forward from where … Continue reading

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FROM THE BEGINNING WITH ERICA CANDICE

Director: Will Warasila Edited by: AJ Addario Creative Director: Joseph Licata Model: Erica Candice of Ford Models Music: Mystery Lights – To Tough to Bare Special thanks to: 3×1 & Calvin Klein  

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THE FISHERMAN’S SON BY CHRIS MALLOY & PATAGONIA

  By: Joseph Licata Born and raised at Punta de Lobos, Ramón Navarro found his passion riding the biggest waves on the planet. But his accomplishments in giant surf are just one part of a bigger vision to protect the … Continue reading

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KICKSTARTER: THE BOY’S JOURNEY, A FILM ABOUT TEACHING A SON TO SURF

Most surf films follow a few, well worn paths, usually all pumping surf porn and wandering adventures for the initiated. Toddy & Robinson Stewart are going to create a film series that will be a surf exploration of a different … Continue reading

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DANE PETERSON MAKING LOGGING LOOK EASY IN AUSTRALIA

By: Joseph Licata Dane Peterson, filmed by Nick Jones and Andy Staley in Australia, hits your screen with an overload of logging style. Reminding me that a surf trip is well overdue. So enjoy and maybe we’ll see you on … Continue reading

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GONZALO CLOSEOUT

By: Joseph Licata Earlier this month the powerful Atlantic hurricane known as Gonzalo brought dreamy swell to nearly every break up and down the East Coast. Our friend Will Warasila was there and captured a few great moments with Stefan … Continue reading

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MUST SEE: DANIEL ARSHAM’S NEW FILM, STARING JAMES FRANCO

By: Joseph Licata Daniel Arsham, a New York-based artist known for his sculptural and architectural works that warp and destabilize recognizable structures and forms, released the second installment of his nine-part Future Relic series this week. After working with power … Continue reading

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THE WORD | HUNTER S. THOMPSON – 16 AWESOME QUOTES YOU’LL WANT TO USE

By: Joseph Licata Hunter S. Thompson, one of the most prolific writers of our time, is possibly best known for his pieces Hell’s Angles, Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas and his novel The Rum Diary – which made it’s … Continue reading

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OCTOBER 2014 PLAYLIST: FEATURING THE KOOKS, SAM SMITH, LEMONADE AND MORE

    1. Sweet Emotion – The Kooks 2. Flashed Junk Mind – Milky Chance 3. Secret – Chelsea Lankes 4. Goon – Brett 5. Pass The Pain – Only Real 6. Garden Grays – Wildcat! Wildcat! 7. I’m Not … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: TAYLOR STEELE, DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER, SHARES WHAT HE NEEDS MOST WHEN ON THE ROAD

Taylor Steele, an award-winning director and producer, who broke new ground with his surf film ‘Momentum’ and continues to surprise us with film after film through his production company Poor Specimen. Here Taylor shares what he needs most when he’s … Continue reading

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TEN WALLS / WALKING WITH ELEPHANTS

By: Joseph Licata Mario Basanov, known as Ten Walls, channels some deep house while tracking to a place that is somewhat unexpected in his new song “Walking With Elephants” – releasing on September 7th via Boso. This song, though spectacular, … Continue reading

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SHORT FILM: DON’T DATE A GIRL WHO TRAVELS…UNLESS YOU CAN KEEP UP OF COURSE

By: Joseph Licata Don’t Date A Girl Who Travels is a fantastic short film by Director David Joseph Falossi II based on the story by Adi Zarsadias and featuring some incredible places that, if you’re lucky enough to be drug off … Continue reading

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INNER-VIEW: DANIEL ARSHAM ON INSPIRATION, THE CHALLENGE OF TIME, AND HIS LOVE OF DISNEY

By: Joseph Licata Daniel Arsham is a New York based artist whose work incorporates elements of architecture, performance and sculpture that will distort your understanding of space, structure and time. In addition to past shows at PS1 in New York, … Continue reading

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JULY 2014: THINGS YOU NEED TO SEE, HEAR & DO THIS MONTH

By: Joseph Licata July 2014 July 2 – 4: Cara Striker x Artists – Make Love To The World at The Hole Gallery, New York, NY July 3: The Usual Magazine Summer Issue Launch Party at The Surf Lodge, Montauk, New York … Continue reading

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MAY 2014: THE THINGS YOU NEED TO SEE, HEAR AND DO THIS MONTH

By: Joseph Licata April: 29– May 4: JR’s first theatrical work as a choreographer with music by Woodkid, with special guest Lil Buck at the New York City Ballet. May 1: Aloha Superette Launch Party: Jennifer Binney curates the latest surfy … Continue reading

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HAPPY EARTH DAY / NOW STAND UP AND DANCE LIKE A LUNATIC

By: Joseph Licata This alluring stop motion animated short film by Sean Pecknold is a voice from the future with a few thoughts for us on the things that we will look back and appreciate. So take stock of what really … Continue reading

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APRIL 2014: THE THINGS YOU NEED TO SEE, HEAR AND DO THIS MONTH

By: Joseph Licata April 5 – MAY 3: DANIEL ARSHAM’s Exhibition, Kick The Tires and Light The Fires,  at OHWOW Gallery, LA. April 2 –  May 1: Peter Coffin at  Half Gallery, New York. April 3-6: The Affordable Art Fair, a fun … Continue reading

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ESCAPE FROM BIGFOOT COUNTRY // THE ADVENTURES OF WOODY & THE BLUE OX

Bigfoot Country has treated traveler and surfer Trevor Gordon, to nothing but fun waves and pleasurable camping experiences. Aside from a few close calls, the gang journeys onward into new territory in “Escape from Bigfoot Country,”  the second installment of … Continue reading

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BIGFOOT COUNTRY: THE ADVENTURES OF WOODY & THE BLUE OX // SHORT FILM

Last summer, surfer Trevor Gordon decided to do what many of us dream of, but so few ever do, he took his hand-built camper searching for adventure and surf in British Colombia. Armed with a deep fascination with rolling-homes but … Continue reading

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MAGIC HATS – A FILM BY JAKE SUMNER & ALLDAYEVERYDAY

This short film by Jake Sumner showcases life-long dancers Jabu and JR from Soweto, South Africa, who bring their own comedic twist to the pantsula dance. Filmed on Vilakazi Street in Soweto, famous for not one but two Nobel Peace … Continue reading

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The North Shores’ “Pipeline” Shot by Eric Sterman With GoPro And Drone

We all know it, the Banzai Pipeline, found off Ehukai Beach Park in Pupukea on O’ahu’s North Shore. We’ve seen the stills and the videos before, those magnificent waves that only the brave few dare to make the pilgrimage to … Continue reading

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Reef Presents Cyrus Sutton’s Compassing Film at Picture Farm Gallery / Hosted By The Endless Bummer

Our friends over at Endless Bummer are hosting a little shindig as Reef releases Cyrus Sutton’s latest film “Compassing,” the tale of modern gypsies on a two-month Pacific surf adventure down the coast of Mexico. The film will make its … Continue reading

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A 4-YEAR OLDS BUCKET LIST – WATER IS LIFE

DDB New York and WATERisLIFE have launched the “Kenya Bucket List” campaign, where a film crew travelled to Kenya to take a four-year-old Maasai boy named Nkaitole (pronounced Guytolie), who’s never been out of his remote African village, on an adventure to … Continue reading

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The Wedge / A film by Brecht Vanthof

The Wedge A break in Newport Beach CA. Known to be deadly. Generated by a south swell, where one wave approaches and reflects off the jetty which meets another incoming wave and creates a peak. When conditions are right that … Continue reading