SURFER Poll Video Awards Nominees

The past year has been groundbreaking for both high performance surfing and cutting edge filmmaking, leading to an incredible list of nominees in the Video Awards categories. Below are clips for a few of the 2010 Video Awards nominees. The SURFER Poll Awards will be streaming live in their entirety at Surferpoll.com on December 6th. The event starts at 7p.m. Hawaiian time at the Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu.

The full list of Video Awards categories and nominees:

Best Barrel
• Andy Irons, Desert Point (High-5)
• Andy Irons, Skeleton Bay (High-5)
• Jamie O’Brien, Backdoor (Who is J.O.B.)
• Jamie O’Brien, Desert Point (Who is J.O.B.)
• Brian Conley (My Eyes Won’t Dry III)

Best Performance presented by Skullcandy (Watch Nominees Here)
• Julian Wilson (Scratching the Surface)
• Jordy Smith (Modern Collective)
• Andy Irons (High-5)
• Dane Reynolds (Seen/Unseen)
• Jamie O’Brien (Who is J.O.B.)

Breakthrough Performer presented by New Era
• Owen Wright
• Craig Anderson
• Jadson Andre
• Chippa Wilson

Best Maneuver
• Jamie O’Brien (Who is J.O.B.)
• Flynn Novak (High-5)
• Julian Wilson (Scratching the Surface)
• Mitch Coleborn (Modern Collective)
• Jordy Smith (Modern Collective)
• Dion Agius (Modern Collective)

Worst Wipeout
• Aamion Goodwin & Cody Graham (The Arena)
• Dane Reynolds (Scratching the Surface)
• Ian Walsh (Scratching the Surface)
• Julian Wilson (Scratching the Surface)
• Derek Dunfee (Down with the Ship)

Digital Short of the Year
• Dark Side of the Lens by Allan Wilson & Mickey Smith
• Lino by Karim Rejeb
• Innersection: Peter Devries by Jeremy Koreski
• Cypher Vision by Jamie Tierney
• Innersection: Ozzie Wright by Jimmy Kinnard

Heavy Water
• Jamie O’Brien (Who is J.O.B.)
• Derek Dunfee (Down with the Ship)
• Fergal Smith (High-5)
• Brian Conley (My Eyes Won’t Dry III)

Best Cinematography
• Scratching the Surface
• Idiosyncrasies
• Who Is J.O.B.
• 180 South
• Castles in the Sky

Best Documentary
• Going Vertical
• Stoked & Broke
• Idiosyncrasies
• Sea of Darkness
• God Went Surfing with the Devil
• The Westsiders

Movie of the Year
• Who Is J.O.B.
• Modern Collective
• Sea of Darkness
• Seen/Unseen
• Scratching the Surface