Results for the NY Surf Film Festival 2013

Posted: Nov 11,2013 Written by  NYSFF

New York, NY, November 8, 2013 – The 2012 New York Surf Film Festival (NYSFF) is pleased to present our Official Jury 2013  Film Awards for outstanding work in both feature and short form film, cinematography,  soundtrack, as well as the viewer’s choice selections. The 6th annual NYSFF welcomed international filmmakers, surfers, friends, and media to Nitehawk Cinemas, NYC on October 17, 2013 for an  arrangement of 17 films from around the world, intimate Q&A sessions, and the Urban Surf Party powered Fiat with libations courtesy of Pabst Blue Ribbon.

The 2013 NYSFF Screening Panel Proudly Awards the following films:


2013 BEST FEATURE FILM AWARD: 
  IMMERSION Directed by Tim Bonython



Honorable Mention: 
 THE NORTH CANYON: NAZARE CALLING with GARRET MCNAMARA  
   & INNERSECTION: BLACK


2013 BEST SHORT FILM AWARD:
 STEP N’ SOUL ; Directed by Toma Jablon



 Honorable Mention:  

  SOUL OF A CARNATION, HEART OF A SURFER 
  & GROUNDSWELL 


2013 BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD:
 IMMERSION Directed by Tim Bonython

 Honorable Mention: 
  INNERSECTION BLACK  


2013 BEST SOUNDTRACK FEATURE FILM AWARD: 
  INNERSECTION BLACK Directed by Nathan Myers, Calvin Knowlton, Saul Garcia, Ben Gulliver, Damien Robertson, Adam Chilton, Adam DeWolfe, Joao Rito, Nat Lanyon, Jay Button, Dan Norkunas, Zachary Hill, Toby Cregan

2013 BEST SOUNDTRACK SHORT FILM AWARD:
  ABYSS Directed by Jay Grant

Honorable Mention: 
  FRICTION FREE FINLESS – musical notes whilst surfing Directed by Chris Duczynski
  & SUNYATA LAPSE Directed by Yarir Abou


2013 VIEWER’S CHOICE FEATURE FILM AWARD: 
  A HUNDRED MILES TO THE END Directed by John Beattie

2013 VIEWER’S CHOICE SHORT FILM AWARD: 
 CACTUS WAGON Directed by Denny Aaberg



The New York Surf Film Festival brought together avid surfers, legendary surf journalists, film buffs and New York City audiences fascinated by the sport. It was a celebration of the East Coast surf community but also the artistic integrity of the surf film genre.  Be sure to check out the Facebook page for official festival photos  BY ISAK TINER for JUMPING HOUSE STUDIOS and highlights from the 6th annual NYSFF and at https://www.nysff.com for 2014 festival and updates.