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Florida Surf Film Festival

Florida Surf Film Festival (FSFF), presented by Monster Energy, is proud to announce official selections for the feature and short documentary categories for its final installment of the 2019 festival on November 8thand 9th at Atlantic Center for the Arts, in New Smyrna Beach, with doors opening at 4:30PM, and films beginning at 5:30PM, each night. Jurors in attendance for the 2019 festival include:

  • Matt Warshaw
  • Encyclopedia of Surfing
  • Nathan Myers and Scott Hulet of The Surfer’s Journal
  • Chas Smith
  • Beach Grit
  • David Scales
  • Surf Splendor Podcast Network
  • Ashton Goggans
  • Stab Magazine
  • Marcus Sanders
  • Surfline
  • Mimi Munro
  • Dayla Soul
  • Matthew Shaw, Surfer Magazine

Many of the filmmakers will be in attendance including Jack Coleman and Wyatt Daily, Beth O’Rourke and Shin Aoki, among others.

Over the coming weeks, trailers for the various films above will be available here. Both evenings will be accompanied by tacos and poke bowls from our loyal sponsor Clancy’s Cantina, and suds by Cigar City Brewing.

We’ll have some giveaways from Roark, YETI, Florida Virtual School, Total Vision, Red Dog Surf Shop, and more!

Thanks so much for supporting our mission. Check our website for an updated schedule, but here’re our estimated screen times:

November 8, 2019

4:30PM – Doors open

5:30PM – Commencement with John Brooks, Festival Director

5:35PM – Norduland by Ishka Folkwell, 32 min. Within Reach starring Josh Mulcoy by Mike Cochran, 22 min.

7:00PM – Sundaze by Nicole Tobin, 2 min. Skyline starring Michael Dunphy by Jordan Montgomery, 13 min. Fire on the Mountain starring Rob Machado and Jeremy Jones by Chris Benchetler, 27 min. The Electric Acid Surfboard Test starring Stephanie Gilmore by Ashton Goggans and Dylan Roberts, 32 min. Q & A with Ashton Goggans, 10 min. Raffle – Dragon, The SurfNetwork, Roark, and more

9:30PM – The Scenic Route by Kyle Buthman, 17 min. Zone Frequency starring Ryan Lovelace, Derek Disney, and Bryce Young by Jack Coleman, 42 min. Q&A with Jack Coleman, 10 min. Raffle – Firewire, YETI

November 9, 2019

4:30PM – Doors

5:30PM – Lost in Thought by Hunter Martinez, 37 min. Go Easy on the Zambezi starring Dylan Graves, Michael February, and Harry Bryant by Ashton Goggans, 26 min. Q & A with Ashton Goggans, 10 min. Raffle – Various

7:30PM – Board Shop by Patrick Smith, 37 min. Timeless Areas starring Elissa Steamer by Beth O’Rourke and Jeff den Broeder, 14 min. Cult of Freedom: Creed McTaggert by Joe G., 12 min. Boogie Man starring Pete Devries by Ben Gulliver, 27 min. Beyond Tradition by Shin Aoki, 14 min. Q & A with Beth O’Rourke and Shin Aoki Raffle – Dragon, The SurfNetwork, Roark, and more

9:30PM – Spoons starring Renny Yater and George Greenough by Wyatt Daily and Justin Mirsh, 60 min. Q & A with Wyatt Daily and Justin Mirsh, 10 min. Raffle – Firewire and YETI

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