The fifth edition of the London Surf / Film Festival is around the corner – hitting the city October 16 – 24th.

The annual event, seeks to will showcase the very best independent films by both leading lights and emerging surf filmmakers, premiering award-winning features and underground hits that explore all aspects and angles of surfing and surf culture as well as the best short film productions from homegrown talents.

Submissions are still open for the Shorties short film strand of the event, so if you are a budding filmmaker, here is your chance to get your work out into the world.

“Surf culture is wide open to creative interpretation and we welcome films that explore all aspects and angles of surfing, through the genres,” explains LS/FF director Chris Nelson. “There is a great tradition of storytelling within surfing and as always our focus is on those films that shine a new light on our culture whether through narrative, cinematography, soundtracks or surfing.”
The festival will run from October 16 – 24th. Deadline for submissions is 23rd August.

Head over to London Surf / Film Festival to find out more.