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This Is Survival Stance

Filmmaker Survival Stance Playlist & Interview 30 Videos ・ Last Updated: Apr 16 2024

Hi, My name is Max and I'm from a small valley in Wales. Through surfing, my passion for surf filmmaking has grown. Inspired by things past and present and anything cool…

Your Name: Max Alesbury

Born and raised: Wales

Based now: Wales

Stance: Goofy

Which one video would you highlight in this playlist and why?

LOGMOROC - It's the first surf trip I have done with an all-out loggin' crew to a part of the world I enjoy visiting so much.

When and how did you start surfing?

My father is a surfer and he got me into it.

Who are the surfers that inspire you?

Joel Tudor, Ryan Burch, Saxon Wilson

Where are your favorite surf spots that you've been to?


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?

9'6 single fin

What cameras and lenses do you use?

LUMIX DC-GH5 with 100-300mm lens

What editing tool do you use?

DaVinci Resolve

What's your favorite focal length?


When and how did you start filming?

I started filming around 2013 with local surfers and grew from there.

Who are the creators that inspire you?

Chapter 11 TV, Cole Walton, Seth Hughes, Metal Neck, Kai Neville

What are the surf films/videos that inspire you?

Slow Dance, Psychic Migrations, One California Day

Other than surf films?

Any 80's movie

Who are your favorite bands and musicians?

Vans, Tommy Guerrero, Travis Scott