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Craig Anderson’s rad job

Local Byron Bay film production and media house, New Beach Media (Skuff TV) bring you this rad clip on travelling free surfer Craig Anderson, who spends 90% of his year surfing the best waves in the world – with the odd stopover in our beloved… Read More »Craig Anderson’s rad job

Martin Johnston – Cabinet Maker

The Noun Collective is a project documenting the lives of “average joes”, by two creatives Kat Parker (photography) and David Childs (film). They have traveled the East Coast of Australia and New Zealand in search of inspiring stories, and whilst in Byron Bay they met up with… Read More »Martin Johnston – Cabinet Maker

Dedicated to the Craft

Compelled to spend his entire life riding waves Bob McTavish started building surfboards in 1962. Today, over 50 years later, his vision is alive and well at the McTavish Factory in Byron Bay, Australia. This collection of portraits gives a glimpse into the people and… Read More »Dedicated to the Craft

Citizens of the Sea – Dave Rastovich

“Citizens of the Sea” is the final film in a series of three online short films for the Byron Bay Surf Festival, featuring one of the worlds most stylish professional freesurfer, creative activist and inquisitive experimentalist Dave “Rasta” Rastovich. Filmed and edited by Stefan José Films – @stefanjosefilms Only… Read More »Citizens of the Sea – Dave Rastovich

Citizens of the Sea – Karlee Mackie

The 2014 Byron Bay Surf Festival is super excited to release the first of a series of three online commercials “Citizens of the Sea” featuring visual artist Karlee Mackie | @kalmisnow Filmed and edited by Stefan José – | @stefanjosefilms The annual Byron Bay Surf Festival focuses on the… Read More »Citizens of the Sea – Karlee Mackie


Local independent filmmaker, Nathan Oldfield, makes things different. Not one to subscribe to the surf film conventions of perfect, massive waves, exotic destinations or pounding soundtracks, Oldfield portrays the other side of surfing, the deeper connection in personal accounts of the featured surfers’ lives and… Read More »THE GATHERING


Yep. I’m a Dad. Sometimes I can’t believe that I am. It’s been such a wild and beautiful ride. Recently I got to sit down in front of a camera and have a little rant about being a Father. It’s my way of keeping a… Read More »Fatherhood


Byron Bay’s Soli Bailey is building himself quite the name in the surfing world. In this video made by local filmmaker Kaius Potter, captured at P-PASS Micronesia, Soli was one of the youngest in the water, during one of the biggest swells that hit there… Read More »STORM