FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
SAN DIEGO SURF FILM FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE LOCAL SHAPING ICON SKIP FRYE WITH LIFETIME TRIBUTE AWARD
San Diego, CA – February 21, 2017
The 6th Annual San Diego Surf Film Festival (SDSFF) builds momentum year after year due to it’s incredible event schedule and film lineup. The SDSFF returns May 10-13th, 2017 with it’s headquarters at Misfit Gallery in La Jolla and once again offers a very ambitious program. Festival highlights include over 25 of the finest international surf films, a Skip Frye Lifetime Tribute, filmmaker meet and greets, Grant Ellis (Surfing Magazine Photo Editor) slideshow, live art brewery party, beach clean-ups and surfing expression sessions.
“Every year we get the opportunity to bring our surfing community together and celebrate what we all love about San Diego
and to be able offer Skip Frye top honors this year is simply incredible. Some of my first waves surfing were on a Skip Frye surfboard almost 40 years ago” beams SDSFF Founder Pierce Michael Kavanagh. “Skip has been a legend in the surfing world and our hometown hero since the 60s.”
Since it’s inception in 2012, the SDSFF has screened over 150 films which convey the current pulse of surf cinema. The SDSFF screening panel favors films with a strong narrative and the audiences have wholeheartedly agreed. Submissions for this year’s SDSFF are open until March 31. 2017 with entries coming in from all over the globe.
For additional information on sponsorship opportunities, film submissions or festival details please visit:
or contact Pierce Michael Kavanagh
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