Otter Surfboards - A Film

by tinydogfilms in Redruth

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We are looking for your help to create a stunning surf/lifestyle/awareness film based around the work of James Otter of Otter Surfboards.

by tinydogfilms in Redruth

This film will showcase the craftmanship and beauty of the surfboards shaped by James Otter, whilst inspiring young people to become involved in a craft like woodworking and the potential of starting their own business. 

The film will also raise awareness of the negative environmental impact surfing can have locally and globally whilst highlighting the sustainability of the Otter process in contrast to large corporation production lines.

Using surfing throughout to capture imaginations and showcase Cornwall's own beauty as a surfing destination, the film will be an emotive patchwork of motion picture and music. Our teaser video should help show you what we mean.

A Bit about Otter.

Otter make hollow, skin and frame wooden surfboards. They are the product of the shared twin passions of surfing and woodworking! 

You can find out more about Otter here on their website….

A bit about the enviroment.

Currently over 1 million surfboards are made every year world wide. Have you ever thought what impact this may be having on the environment? Some of the processes used to create traditional polyurethane boards can be harmful. A throw away culture within the surfing scene causes many boards to be discarded after a winter or twos use, due to being water logged or just not having that right shape that's on trend. We aim to show how riding a wooden board could last you decades and even save you money in the long run. And who would give up the chance of riding a board shaped by their very own hands in an Otter workshop? 



This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£8 or more

0 of 50 claimed

£8 Reward

Receive a limited edition Otter Film postcard. Lino cut printed on heavy weight recycle card, you will have your own little piece of the Otter film.

£10 or more

0 of 25 claimed

£10 Reward

Limited Edition Otter Film, wooden wax comb.

£25 or more

0 of 50 claimed

£25 Reward

Receive a stunning, limited edtion, one colour Otter Film poster. Hand Screen printed on heavy weight recycled stock. This will look great in a frame on your wall and will be a genuine one off!

£35 or more

£35 Reward

Chill out wearing your limited edition Otter Film T-Shirt. These tees are hand screen printed with a bespoke design on soft Bamboo eco textile. One of the most sustainable textile crops in the world.

£45 or more

£45 Reward

Strut your stuff in a limited edition Otter Film polo shirt. These shirts are hand screen printed with a bespoke design on 100% organic cotton.

£85 or more

0 of 20 claimed

£85 Reward

Limited Edition Finisterre hoody with Otter Film branding! Great for those winter surfs when you need warming up!

£160 or more

0 of 15 claimed

£160 Reward

For £160 you will receive a beautifully hand crafted Otter wooden Handplane, with your name laser cut engraved in the wood, with a bespoke design. A true one off piece!

£250 or more

0 of 5 claimed

£250 Reward

Come and join James Otter in the workshop for a day creating your very own handplane and see for yourself where the magic happens!

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