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I Knew Jack O’Neill – A Tribute

I Knew Jack O’Neill // Screen writing “Kudos to O’Neill for this masterpiece!” BEACHGRIT Jack O’Neill –  trail blazer, inventor of the wetsuit, is one of those cultural figures who manages to transgress boundaries, beyond the notion of brand to the heady realm of surfing pioneer….

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Ripple Effect: Moog

  Moog // Screen writing Bob Moog was a musical maverick and inventor of the ground breaking modular synthesiser – the Moog. Working with some of the most influential names in music, he created created a seismic shift in the sonic landscape building an instrument that…

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Books

Our first project together was a book – well, as lovers of the printed page, how could it not be? We came up with a concept and took to the road, researching, writing, collating and collaborating as we went. That set the hook and since…

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Ripple Effect Season 2

Following on from their work on Season 1, Chris Nelson and Demi Taylor were commissioned to write Season 2 of the award winning The Ripple Effect, 6 x 25 minute documentaries, from scripting the voice over and narrative to preparing the interview questions and producing…

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Cold Water Souls

 Cold Water Souls: In Search of Surfing’s Cold Water Pioneers Chris Nelson Chris Nelson grew up surfing the frigid reefs of England’s northeast coast, where Arctic swells are groomed into reeling lefts and winter water temperatures regularly dip below 5 degrees. Cold Water Souls is…

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Ripple Effect: Juxtapoz

Juxtapoz // Screen writing Blending the essences of punk rock, psychedelics, hot rod culture and pulp comics, fine artist Robert Williams founded the “Low Brow” art movement, kick starting a creative revolution. (If you’re unfamiliar with Robert’s work, check it out HERE, the detail, backstory…

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Ripple Effect: Wired

We were delighted to be commissioned to tell the story of the emergence and subsequent impact of Wired Magazine, one of the 9 episodes we wrote for the award winning documentary series The Ripple Effect a Red Bull TV x Hamblin Imagery production. Wired founder Louis…

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Backwash

When the team at Backwash asked Demi to write an opinion piece for Issue 2 her thoughts naturally turned to the much maligned world of body surfing. “I pulled on some fins and swam out back. And here’s the joy of it; every cliché you…

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Hokkaido’s Soul

Backwash Surf Anthology travelled to Japan for Issue 2 and Chris Nelson was commissioned to pen a piece on the surf community of Hokkaido. Extract: “The sun has dropped below the hills. Shadows stretch from dark factory buildings: over the tarmac, across the dunes and…

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SLYDER CUP 3.0

The Slyder Cup 3 – The Results  There’s an old saying, “Fourth time lucky”, well, maybe there isn’t, but there should be! After three previous scheduled dates when Huey sent either macking swell or none at all – the 2016 Slyder Cup presented by Reef…

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