When and how did you start surfing?
with a handy cam as a 15 year old.
Who are the surfers that inspire you?
Anyone that has fun and doesn't care what other people think about them or what they're doing.
Where are your favorite surf spots that you've been to?
Somewhere in Sumatra.
Where are the surf spots you want to visit in the future that you've never been to?
Which type of surfboards and fin setups are you into?
Which video would you highlight in this playlist and why?
Wizards are Real and They Surf Finless | Ari Browne's Alternative Lines - I chose this video because it is fairly recent and was a lot of fun to make. It also came out just before SURFER went under. R.I.P :(.
Gear: I've used Panasonic mirrorless cameras for a while now. I mainly use Canon Lenses along with a few analog lenses.
Editing tool: Premiere Pro.
What's your favorite focal length?
When and how did you start filming?
When I was about 15. My dad got me and my brother a JVC 3CCD camcorder.
Who are the creators that inspire you?
I love what "All Gas No Brakes" is doing and anyone who is creating the films they want without outside influence. People that fund their own films. People that make films make a positive change in the world.
What are the surf films/videos that inspire you?
Tai VS Dad YouTube.
Other than surf films?
I love well-made documentaries. A good one is Hypernormalisation by Adam Curtis, Louis Theroux, John Pilger.
Who are your favorite bands and musicians?
I don't really have favorite bands or anything I just get obsessed with random tracks for a few weeks at a time.
10 tracks you love?
- "She Works Hard for the Money" by Donna Summer
- "Kim Wilde" by Keep Me hanging on
- "Pointer Sisters" by Jump
- "Silver Pozzoli" by Around My Dream
- "Dizzy K" by Sweet Music
- "Aphex Twin" by Xtal
- "Klanken" by Vier
- "My Mine" by Hypnotic Tango
- "Giorgio Moroder" by Chase (Fun Boys Anthem)
- "King Sporty" by Dance to the music (*not on Spotify)