The Windsurfing Movie 2 (Red Bull Media House & Poor Boyz Production, 2010)
There are countless windsurfing films, none better than the classic the windsurfing movie, which won Best Director Award at the 2007 X-Dance film festival. Director John Decesare and underwater cameraman Jace Panebianco spent the next three years concocting a sequel. ‘The Windsurfing Movie II’ takes the history of the sport into the next generation. Filmed in top spots such as Mauii, Cape Verde and Mexico, it shows legends – Jason Polakow and Robby Naish – as well as hot shots – Kai Lenny, just 16 – in action. But ‘The Windsurfing Movie II’ is more than a windsurfing documentary. The film combines amazing images with a fantastic sound track to focus on the essence of why millions of people are fascinated with this sport.
Trailer 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CluYwrlXkCQ
Bending Colours (Red Bull Media House & Kai Neville Studio, 2012)
‘Bending Colours‘ is the yearlong journey of surfing icon Jordy Smith, one of those rare athletes who delivers on the promises he offered as a teenage prodigy. Yes, he was winning the world‘s biggest events as a kid; and, yes, he became the basketball in a bidding war between the surf companies. But, the heat around Jordy Smith is how he freed surfing from the straitjacket of straight contest surfing, the dead hand of predictability. A year ago, the cleanest, biggest and most perfectly stomped rodeo – one of those rare surfing manoeuvres that is so stratospherically spectacular it crosses the boundary into the mainstream, an gave Jordy millions of hits on YouTube. ‘Bending Colours‘ takes the life of this icon, and through the use of new camera and production technologies changes the audience‘ s perspective on what form a surfing film can take.
Trailer 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fA1BSrJPY9A