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PASSWORD TO FILM: PASSWORD Bittersweet is a short film/insight into my experiences surfing Brighton, especially that of my local break - Brighton Pier. On September 1st 2016 I submitted the film to The London Surf Film Festival where it was successfully shortlisted to a public vote. DESCRIPTION Bittersweet is a short film about local surfer, Daniel Satchell surfing one of the UK's most popular seaside tourist destinations - Brighton. I

Although Brighton is hardly the epicentre of UK surfing, it still surprisingly holds a good wave from time to time although this does mean dropping everything for a session between tides.

Daniel surfs next to the Palace Pier (also know as Brighton Pier) mainly because there are no crowds. This does come with a price of no shelter from the prevailing SW wind, tourists shouting "SHARK" and throwing chips at you, dive bombing seagulls and dirty water.

The video hopefully, not only gives the viewer an insight into surfing the Palace Pier but also reveals the sights, the sounds and the smells of what it's like to surf in Brighton!

Bittersweet on the London Surf Film Festival Website


Camera Operators: Daniel Satchell Dominic Satchell Suzanne Blick

Surfer: Daniel Satchell

Editor, Director & Executive Producer: Daniel Satchell

Music: ODESZA - ‘It’s Only’ ft. Zyra

Special Thanks: The Royal Pavilion, Brighton Brighton Pier Brighton Swimming Club Churchill Square Shopping Centre LS Productions UK Ltd

Cameras Used: Cannon 5D Mk III Sony HD HXR-NXR-NX5E GoPro Hero 3

Editing Software: Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015

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