Following up on Globe’s well received middle eastern surf film, ELECTRIC BLUE HEAVEN, featured surfer Dion Agius and best friend/filmmaker Beren Hall leak a cutting room edit aptly titled POOL SCRAPS. Sans the orignal’s yellow Lamborghini and arid desert B-roll, the video features unseen Agius airs, even more sprawling Russian models and a never ending lineup of the world’s finest man made waves. Shot on location at the Al Ain Surf Park, 90 miles southwest of Dubai’s city center, the video runs just over 4 minutes with soundtrack by Gil Scott-Heron. Check it out above.
On deck for the snow heavyweight’s yearly film release, Burton announces the latest in big-budget snowboard cinematography with it’s concisely titled 13. Aiming to dwarf the brand’s major 2011 video drop, Standing Sideways, 13 touts the use of even more groundbreaking film technique, state-of-the-art camera equipment, compelling action and exotic international locations, including backcountry and park footage from Alaska, California, British Columbia, and Europe. Featuring Burton’s Danny Davis, Mikkel Bang, John Jackson, Mark Sollors, Mikey Rencz, Jussi Oksanen, Terje Haakonsen, Jeremy Jones, Zak Hale, Ethan Deiss, Seppe Smits, Werni Stock, Roope Tonteri and more. Check out the 2:31 trailer of 13 above. Premiering September 13-21 at select theaters throughout North America. Available on DVD, Blu-Ray and iTunes September 17. More info at burton.com/13movie.Burton
33 years after it’s birth, skateboarding’s transcendent Bones Brigade reemerges in an autobiographical film, postured to capture the true essence and historical impact of the sport’s most iconic team. Presented by Vans, directed by Stacy Peralta, and starring the original Brigade’s Steve Caballero, Tony Hawk, Mike McGill, Tommy Guerrero, Rodney Mullen and Lance Mountain, the film follows the beginnings of the modern street skate era, reinvention of endemic advertising, creation of the skate video, and introduction to skateboarding’s most influential athletes behind it all. Expected to release in mid-November. Check out the film’s 2:31 trailer above.Bones Brigade, Lance Mountain, Rodney Mullen, Steve Caballero, Tony Hawk
The latest video project from surf-apparel giant Billabong, and What Youth, Daze At Sea is a 24:22 minute co-lab surf and lifestyle film shot on location in France, Hawaii, Indonesia, California, and Australia’s Gold, South & West Coasts. Directed by What Youth’s Viktor Pakpour, the film stars Laurie Towner, Joel Parkinson, Jack Freestone, Ryan Callinan, Creed Mctaggart, Peterson Crisanto, Ian Gentil, Tyler Warren and Granger Larson. Check the movie out in full above or click for a free download.
| Soundtrack |
Intro: The Golden Filter – Mother
Selebrities – Living Dead 2011
Eternal Summers – Pogo
Light Asylum – Dark Allies
St. Andrew – Erectro
The Dentists – I Had An Excellent Dream
Beaches – In A While
Magic Wands – Space
Selebrities – Move This
Pins – Eleventh Hour
Trust – Bulbform
Credits: 2 Hearts And Chemicals – Coming Home (The New Division Remix)
Surf-news mainstay Transwold Surf introduces it’s latest film Let’s Surf Seriously at The Lido Theater in Newport Beach, CA on August 1, 2012. Timed to premiere in line with the US Open of Surfing, the film features a number of competing ASP athletes as well as a contingent of preeminent free surfing talent. Starring Chippa Wilson, Mason Ho, Dylan Graves, Benji Weatherley, Greg Long, Ozzie Wright, Nate Tyler, Matt Meola and Dillon Perillo. Check out the films 1:10 minute trailer above.Transworld Surf
Endless waves, endless women and yellow Lamborghini set the stage for Globe’s ELECTRIC BLUE HEAVEN. Tucked away amongst wild desert mountain ranges, surfer Dion Agius converges on the world’s best man made wave, unleashing a gamut of aerial rideaways to an excited audience of Russian models. Featuring the Al Ain Surf Park, 90 miles southwest of Dubai’s city center, the 6:51 conceptual film depicts Dion’s journey to an unknown surfing oasis of empty waves, tantalizing bikinis and electric blue water, all contrasted against dramatic mountain backdrops. Directed by Joe G. / Soundtrack by I Break Horses.Globe
Founded in whats become a symbol of the iconic sneaker company’s unique story, SINCE 66 taglines a narrative language and brand culture that has become authentically Vans. Honoring the manufacturer’s 46 year history, Vans’ OffTheWall.tv produced the emotionally-charged short film, aptly titled SINCE 66, aimed at capturing the true essence of the brand’s organic skate-centric sub-culture that has grown to inspire tastemakers from every walk of life. Highlighting some of the company’s closets friends and most notable personalities the 6:53 minute video features Steven Van Doren, Ray Barbee, Leila Hurst, Steve Caballero, Keith Morris, Stephen Murray, Tony Alva, Russ Pope, Curren Caples, Classic and Christian Hosoi.
“It was never about waving around the brand like a flag. It was always about the people.” – Steven Va Doren
Recognized as the ‘godfather of Gangsta rap,’ lyricist, director, producer, Ice-T introduces the intimate performance documentary SOMETHING FOR NOTHING: THE ART OF RAP, delving beyond the hype and bling to give view into the minds and personal lives of rap’s true grandmasters, young and old. Interspersed with the performers’ insightful real-life revelations and backed by a street-credible, hip-hop heavy soundtrack are classic raps, freestyle rhymes, and never before heard a cappellas straight from the mouths of the creators. Featuring the comprehensive roster of rap’s serial hitters, the film includes the gamut; from founders, to new faces, to global superstars like Eminem, Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg and Kanye West. In theaters now.Ice-T
Garnishing praise from some of the most innovative skaters of their time (Stacy Peralta, George Powell, Mike Vallely), Kilian Martin’s style is a unique departure from the skateboarding norm. Injecting a street-inspired gymnastic background into his aggressive power riding, Martin gaps the transition between art and skate. Teamed with filmmaker Brett Novak and Mercedes-Benz’s MB Magazine, Martin introduces the dynamic skate film “Altered Route.” Set in the skeletal remains of an abandoned waterpark, in California’s Mojave desert, Martin dissects the park’s once lively remnants, section by section, in this 4:00+ minute short. Enjoy.Kilian Martin
LCD Soundsystem’s documentary, Shut Up And Play The Hits, comes to theaters for one day only on July 18th. The doc follows their final appearance at Madison Square Garden and the disbanding of the band. The late Adam Yauch’s production company, Oscilloscope, is releasing the film and you can find out if it’ll be playing your city after following the link below. Otherwise keep hanging tight, it should be on DVD and Netflix shortly.LCD Soundsystem, Oscilloscope, Shut Up And Play The Hits