HAPPY BEACH is
a surf film captured all 'in camera' with no digital imagery or after effects.
Filmmaker JACK COLEMAN used a variety of
unusual and forgotten film stocks in the making of the film with experimental
processing techniques that will bring film Geeks total happiness. HAPPY BEACH
is an all shortboard film too, so it'll give you a good amp to go surf. Shot
in California and Mexico, it took 2 years to complete.
In Happy Beach
Andrew Doheny surfs his way through life at home in California and explores the
friendly streets & waves of Mexico.
Ford Archbold transcends his larger than life character both in and out
of the water. Josh Hoyer plays himself in possibly the darkest, most
suspenseful conceptual surf section ever. Ozzie Wright gets loose in New York
on a borrowed board & surfs himself into corners in Newport Beach. Chippa
Wilson visits Southern California and rides unwanted waves all to himself. Dane
Reynolds gets car jacked, and recovers nicely from injury with huge hacks often
resulting in his famous cannonball exit. Alex Knost, Albee Layer, Spencer
Pirdy, Jesse Steelman, Bobby Okvist, The Wedge, & Jesus as himself all make
HAPPY BEACH is independent filmmaker JACK COLEMAN's second
feature length surf film, running time is 30 minutes. The film is a completely
independent production, with no branding. Shot, edited, and produced entirely
by Jack Coleman.
Also available is the bonus reel That's It For the Day.
Directed by Jack Coleman, 2012
- Andrew Doheny,
Ford Archbold, Josh Hoyer, Dane Reynolds, Ozzie Wright, Chippa Wilson, Albee
Layer, Jesse Steelman, Spencer Pirdy, Bobby Okvist, & Alex Knost.