Industry News 7/18/2014

VIDEO: The High Line Festival Hosts First Surfing's Storytellers Dinner

The High Line Festival Hosts First Surfing's Storytellers Dinner

Haus of Strauss holds an Exclusive Gathering for Elite Surf Filmmakers and Photographers in Hollywood

The High Line Festival of Surfing hosted the first Surfing’s Storytellers Dinner at the Haus of Strauss in Hollywood earlier this week.  The evening honored some of the most influential surf filmmakers and photographers giving them a chance to break bread and talk about their shared passion of capturing the surfing lifestyle.  Check out this short video for a glimpse into the conversations that took place on this momentus evening: 

The High Line's "Surfing's Storytellers" from High Line on Vimeo.

 
Left to right: Steve Pezman, Ted Grambeau, Jason Baffa, Chris Burkard, Tim McKenna, Taylor Steele, Cyrus Sutton, Jeff Divine, Hayley Gordon, Jamie Brisick, Art Brewer, Scott Soens, Lucia Griggi and Craig Stecyk


 

Jeff Divine started the evening with a toast to the late great filmmaker, Sonny Miller



Taylor Steele and Jason Baffa

 

Chef Roy Choi fueled the conversation with each course of the meal.  Following the meal the filmmakers were joined by friends and family for an after party featuring DJ Dojah.

For additional information, connect with the High Line Festival of Surfing here:
    •    Site:
http://surfthehighline.com
    •    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HighLineFestivalofSurfing
    •    Instagram: @highlinefestivalofsurfing

High Line Festival of Surfing:
The High Line Festival of Surfing celebrates the surfing lifestyle through film, music and art.  This movement started in NorCal in 2012 as the Mill Valley Surf Film Festival, and has grown in to the High Line Festival of Surfing.  For more information on how you can join the celebration, visit surfthehighline.com.