Posts Tagged ‘Video’

May 30th, 2014 | By | 34 Comments

#SeaMade: A Dive Into ‘Beyond the Surface’

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Take a moment to think about India. What are some of your initial thoughts? Surfing pristine peelers and cultivating social change may not be the fist thoughts to come to mind but for Crystal Thornburg-Homcy and her filmmaker husband, Dave, that’s exactly what comes to mind.

In the documentary ‘Beyond The Surface’ Ishita Malaviya, the first female surfer in India, joins five unique and talented women: Crystal Thornburg-Homcy, Liz Clark, Lauren Hill, Emi Koch, and Kate Baldwin. They travel through Southern India exploring the ways surfing, yoga, and ecological creativity can bring hope to the people of India, and the rest of the world.

When I saw the film at the San Diego Surf Film Festival, I was extremely inspired and not one bit surprised the film won the award for best documentary of the entire fest. This is a story you don’t want to miss.
Read on for the trailer and inspirations from the crew… (more…)

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May 23rd, 2014 | By | 37 Comments

SeaMade: #CityWild Native Wanderings with Guest Blogger Madison

From the canyon to the coast, the terrain of CityWild Malibu looked especially gorgeous through the eyes of RAEN. Immerse yourself into the native wanderings of CityWild here…

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December 10th, 2013 | By | 5 Comments

Behind the Scenes: The December ’13 Catalog

Check your mailboxes, because the December Gift + Style Guide Catalog is on it’s way! Shot in Big Bear, CA, the guide showcases some of our favorite celebratory style. At the top of the wishlist this season: hemisphere hopping to sunny beaches, stand-out shifts and cozy knits. Check out the Holiday Guide for more wish-listed looks and fun gift finds to help celebrate the season’s festivities.
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Meet the cover photog, Chris Burkard HERE

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November 30th, 2013 | By | 569 Comments

SeaMade: The Making of “Under Desert Sun” by Kevin Voegtlin

Angola. Do you know where that is? Honestly, I didn’t…that is until I met Kevin Voegtlin, an independent filmmaker who recently made a film about a surf trip to Angola. Last year, Kevin’s buddy Kepa Acero traveled through the Angolan desert on a solo hunt for waves. Surfers in the area pointed him to a left-hand point that wasn’t breaking but he knew deep down that it would fire on the right swell. A few months later, Kepa returned with Dane Gudauskas and they absolutely scored. Kevin’s documentation of the surf trip evolved into his film “Under Desert Sun,” which was just released for your viewing pleasure (see full film above).  I got together with Kevin earlier this week to get a better idea of what this Angola surf mission business is all about. Now go grab your readers for the interview, a brew for the movie, and a map to figure out where in the world Angola is located. (more…)