LSFF 2012 – The Winners!

This just in from our friends at the London Surf Film Festival 2012:

First, here’s a little mixtape of what went down, by Allyn Harper:

“We are thrilled to announce The London Surf / Film Festival 2012 award winners. “This year has been fantastic,” says Festival Director Chris Nelson. “We hosted 4 days of packed out screenings to an amped and knowledgeable audience and the awards ceremony took place in front of a full house and truly stoked crowd. Huge thanks to all the talented filmmakers whose work we showcased at this year’s event. We were stoked to screen such a diverse mix of incredible films and to host so many great filmmaker Q&A’s. Our thanks also go out to the screening panel for being involved, taking the time to view and feedback on this year’s films. It’s a joy to work with such enthusiastic supporters of independent filmmaking.” After 13 packed features and over 30 films showcased here are the results:”

Best Film presented by Oakley:
Here and Now
Directed by Nathan Myers, USA

Shortie of the Year presented by National Trust:
The Shaper
Director: Rob Lockyear, Richard Pearn, Jeremy Joyce – Crayfish films, UK.

Best Documentary
North of the Sun
Directed by: Inge Wegge & Jørn Nyseth Ranum, Norway

Best Cinematography presented by XSories:
Dear Suburbia
Directed by: Kai Neville, Australia

Best International Short presented by Magicseaweed:
Surf Magazines Don’t Talk About Lapsed Catholics
Director: Todd Stewart, USA

Best British Film presented by Finisterre:
The Endless Winter
Director: Matt Crocker and James Dean, UK

Spirit of the Festival Award
The Africa Project
Director: Jason Hearn, South Africa

Viewers Choice presented by Oakley
North of the Sun
Director: Inge Wegge & Jørn Nyseth Ranum, Norway

Film: Sally, Dir: Simon Treweek and Nicholas Damon, Aus
Documentary: The Boardroom, Dir: Markus Davids, USA
Cinematography: Here + Now, Dir: Nathan Myers, USA
British Film: Sink Swim, Dir: John Eldridge and Mathilda Fristrom, UK
International Short: Wight Side of Wrong, Dir: Peter Hamblin, SA