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SAN DIEGO SURF FILM FESTIVAL “BEST OF FEST” PRESENTED BY MISFIT PICTURES HQ Every May, thousands of ocean-oriented folks descend on San Diego to watch the finest surf films and join what has become one of the most-respected surf film festivals in the world. SDSFF 2016 featured a Bud Browne lifetime tribute, surfing expression sessions, workshops, live art, after-parties and much, much more. If you happened to miss the San Diego Surf Film Festival in May, fear not…here’s your chance to see all of the award winning films with the “BEST OF FEST” series presented by Misfit Pictures HQ every Thursday for the next 5 weeks. Beginning Thursday, August 18th Misfit PIctures HQ will kick off the series with BODYSURFIN’ THE MOVIE the winner of this year’s Spirit of the Festival. To celebrate the World Bodysurfing Championships in Oceanside the following weekend we are offering this as a free event for all to enjoy. Come meet some of the best bodysurfers in the world as they gear up for the big event. The entire SDSFF “BEST OF FEST” series schedule is as follows: Thursday, August 18th BODYSURFIN’ THE MOVIE (Spirit of Fest) and A-FRAME Best Short) 7pm Thursday, August 25th SEA LEVEL TV (Emerging Filmmakers) 7pm Thursday, September 1st DEEP ISLANDS (Honorable Mention) and MAN OF THE SEA (Honorable Mention) 7pm Thursday, September 7th DIRTY OLD WEDGE (Best Feature) and LIGHT THERAPY (Best Cinematography) 7pm Thursday, September 15th BEST OF FEST SHORTS 2011-2016 7pm The SDSFF BEST OF FEST series will be proudly presented at Misfit Pictures HQ 565 Pearl ST #100 La Jolla, CA 92037

“FRIENDS” – Photography by Jon Foster & Buz Sipes

Spanning nearly 5 decades “FRIENDS” is a culmination of work from true friends and photographers Jon Foster and Buz Sipes.

Exhibit is FREE and open to the public and can be seen 11am-7pm, Wednesday – Sunday at the HQ.

Closing night party will be Saturday, July 16th from 6-9pm and both photographers will be present.

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The Surf Channel

Sea Stoke

Magic Seaweed


San Diego 6

San Diego Reader

Humboldt Baykeeper


Gloucester Times

Carve Magazine

Huck Magazine

La Jolla Light

What The Sea Gives Me – Screening Schedule

wht-the-sea-gives-me**Filmmakers in attendance


March 6-15th – Byron Bay International Film Festival - Byron Bay, Australia

January 27 – February 7** – Santa Barbara International Film Festival - Santa Barbara, CA

January 8-10th – Bells Beach Surf Film Festival – Australian Premiere – Torquay, Australia

January 1-9th** – Waimea Ocean Film Festival - Big Island, Hawaii

December 20th** – Hawaiian South Shore (Surf Shop) – Honolulu, Oahu

December 12th** Waihuena Farm - Hawaiian Premiere - North Shore, Oahu

December 6th – Santander Surf Film Classic – Santander, Spain

November 15th** – Beer Release at Green Flash Brewery – Mira Mesa, CA

November 2nd – SAL, Surf at Lisbon Film Fest – Lisbon, Portugal

October 11th – London Surf Film Festival - European Premiere – Genesis Theatre – London, England

October 4th** – Doctoberfest at Cape Ann Community Cinema – Gloucester, Massachusetts

September 27th** – Grain Surfboards’ ReEvolution Event - East Coast Premiere – York, Maine

September 6th** – High Line Festival of Surfing – Film Festival Premiere – Mill Valley, CA

August 16th** – Velo Cult Bike Shop – Portland, Oregon

August 7th** – Ocean Night at the Arcata Theatre Lounge – Arcata, CA

July 19th** – World Premiere & Best of SDSFF 2014 – San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art – La Jolla, CA


New York Surf Film Festival

Transworld Surf


Blue Ocean Film Festival

Del Mar Times

Shark Suger


Club of the Waves

Santa Cruz Waves

Hungry Walrus