Sea of Darkness: this movie saw the light

After a long arduous night, the Jury of the Surf Film Festibal has finally announced the winners.

It's been tough and the several presents and offerings from various contestants were very tempting, but at last the honesty has prevailed and we are more than honoured to announce the following The Surf Film Contest's list of winners:

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Bonga Perkins: from Hawaii to a Japanese beach

Summer sunshine greeted us once again today for Day 2 and the final day for ASP LQS 2-Star Real B Voice Pro Longboard Taito press by Kaido.

Action commenced this morning at 7:30am at Taito Beach, Chiba Japan. The local weather in Taito was beautiful with sideshore-fanned waves at the two-to-three foot (1 metre) range.

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Nicholas Power: surfer and academic

Nick Power, 22 year-old student from the East Coast of the U.S. (Virginia Beach), has recently completed a semester overseas in New South Whales, Australia, where he studied environmental action and sustainability.

As part of his program, Power was required to choose a topic for a hefty research project.

"The Surfer's Guide to Sustainability" is a holistic attempt to summarize where the surf industry is in movement towards sustainable production and design.

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