Prior to nearly two decades working as a writer, Demi Taylor was embedded in youth marketing, handling the communications for the world’s largest surf company. It is this big picture, brand knowhow, as well as a reputation for authentic storytelling that she brings as second nature to every project.
She has written groundbreaking documentaries, series and films working with brands, businesses and production companies and has a feature film in funded development documenting the life of an iconic female athlete. She is the author of numerous best-selling, non-fiction books exploring surf, adventure, and travel, guiding them from ideation through to delivery. Demi contributes to the national and lifestyle press including The Independent, The Observer, The FT, Health & Fitness and Huck Magazine. As a cultural commentator, she has delivered talks on the culture of surfing for creative agencies and national titles. Demi has created authentic content for brands from Land Rover to Finisterre. She also manages projects for in-house publications – shaping content, flat planning and commissioning as well as writing and editing features.
Demi is the Director of the international London Surf / Film Festival. As a producer and curator she has worked with some of surf culture’s most exciting brands, artists, filmmakers and musicians to produce compelling programmes and authentic activations that delight and entertain.