Rip Curl invites you to the world’s first-ever online surf film premiere!

On Thursday, November 11 at 8:30pm Aust. EST, Rip Curl will open a 24-hour access window to the Vividas-powered presentation of its new film – Inner Visions from The Search on its global website –

The international surfing company is encouraging Internet users from around the world to take advantage of the exclusive opportunity of broadcasting the high quality 24-minute film FULL SCREEN on their personal computers — without having to worry about software installs or painful downloads. To view the online screening, log onto at any time between 8.30pm Aust. EST this Thursday until 8:30pm Aust. EST on Friday, November 12.

Vividas combines the audiovisual experience of high-definition TV with the easy and amazing interactivity of the web. The technology does not require software installs, software downloads or any kind of sign-up fees!

“The quality of Vividas’ full-screen production will blow viewers away, says Dane Sharp, Rip Curl Online Editor. “This is the newest and best technology available, and we’re proud is going to be hosting the world’s first online surf film premiere.

“We’re treating as a little gift to surfers and web users around the world, Sharp continued. “And if people want a sneak preview of how good the Vividas quality is they can check out right now for a full-screen 30 second teaser!

Rip Curl is holding the VIP-only world premiere party of Inner Visions from The Search in Sydney this Thursday night and the 8:30pm Aust. EST showing is being timed exactly with the launch of the online promotion.

“The launch is going to be amazing, believes Neil Ridgway, Rip Curl Global Marketing Chairman. “While we’re watching the live premiere in Sydney at 8:30pm AEST, surfers in Hossegor, France will be able to watch a full-screen showing on their PC’s at 10:30am their time! It’s a pretty special achievement.

“Rip Curl is the market leader for product innovation in surfing and this is another exciting development for the company, Ridgway continued. “The web is such a powerful tool and Vividas is going to allow 100,000 web users onto to experience their very own Rip Curl Search film premiere.

To watch’s Vividas-powered presentation, web users need to log onto at any time between 8:30pm Aust. EST* on November 11 and 8:30pm Aust. EST on November 12, and register for Rip Curl’s Inner Vision from The Search Online World Premiere.

They WON’T have to DOWNLOAD anything.
They WON’T have to worry about BANDWITH PROBLEMS, and
They DON’T even have to be COMPUTER SKILLED to watch it.

This service – brought to you by Rip Curl and powered by Vividas – is a full-screen, high quality revolutionary multimedia experience available for Windows users only. Vividas is working on extending this service to Mac users by the time of the premiere, so log onto on the Day to see if a Mac OS X version is available!

Rip Curl’s Vividas Inner Visions from The Search experience will be available from 8:30pm Aust. EST on Thursday November 11 until 8:30pm Aust. EST November 12 for the first 100,000 visitors.—–

For more info contact:

Dane Sharp
Content Creation Journalist & Online Editor
Rip Curl