Calling All Filmmakers! 2010 NY Surf Film Festival Submissions Now Open through May 15th

Third Annual New York Surf Film Festival Returns to NYC in September 2010

December 10, 2009, New York, NY -After another successful year at the famous Tribeca Cinemas, the annual New York Surf Film Festival has officially opened 2010 submissions for its third installment in Manhattan. The New York Surf Film Festival is the premiere three day event celebrating surf films with screenings of independent short and feature films, cult classics, and world premieres from established and emerging surf filmmakers. Both New Yorkers and the international audience can expect a packed program filled with film, art, and music slated for the September 24-26, 2010 event.

NYSFF’s Co-Founder Tyler Breuer, is looking forward to this years submissions: “It seems like every year the bar is being raised higher and higher. We are definitely starting to see a trend of more non-traditional surf films alongside the traditional surf cinema, which is exciting. I can’t wait to see what submissions we get this year.”

The New York Surf Film Competition is open to feature-length and short films in the surf genre. In order to be considered for the Festival’s Film Competition, submitted films must have been completed after July 2005. The running time for features must be greater than 30 minutes. Short films under 30 minutes in length are eligible for participation in the Short Film Program.

Submissions open from December 4th to May 15th, 2010. The submission form and complete information regarding eligibility and entry rules for the 2010 New York Surf Film Festival are available on the New York Surf Film Festival website at Information is also available through Don’t Drop In, LLC at 917.658.2927, info@nysurffilm. com, or by regular mail to Don’t Drop In, LLC P.O. Box 310361 Brooklyn, NY 11231.

The New York Surf Film Festival has re-launched their official Website and will bring the festival experience to the surf community through the streaming of trailers, current news, photos, blogs, reviews and box office information.

New York Surf Film Festival

The New York Surf Film Festival is the premier showcase for international independent and established surf films. The mission of the New York Surf Film Festival is to provide filmmakers who are exploring the diversity of surfing an opportunity to present their work to a larger audience. As surf culture becomes more popular, the notion of what it means to be a surfer expands. The New York Surf Film Festival’s aim is to build upon and shape the idea of what a surf movie is, while fostering the growth of this global community in NYC. The New York Surf Film Festival is a Don’t Drop In Production, founded by Adam Cannizzaro, Tyler Breuer, Michael Machemer, and Morgan Rae Berk in 2008.