SEP Up For Multiple Awards

Surprise Excitement Party Nominated For Multiple Surfer Poll Awards

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (November 21, 2011) -- With just weeks to go before the 41st annual Surfer Poll awards, Surfer Magazine is pleased to announce the video award nominees for the 2011 competition. A judging panel comprised of Surfer staff and experts in the realm of surf filmmaking will watch the nominees and vote on the winners.

"This year we were blown away by the quality and quantity of film submissions to Surfer Poll," says Surfer Magazine Publisher Tony Perez. "Determining winners in each category will be no easy task, and earning a nomination is huge recognition in and of itself. We're just really excited to celebrate all of these great contributions to our culture on December 6th."

This year brought in a slew of excellent documentaries, in particular, including: Lost and Found, White Wash, Splinters, Minds in the Water, and several others. The Movie of the Year is always a coveted award and this year's five nominees are: Lost Atlas, Year Zero, Kerrazy Kronicles, Get-N-Classic, and Come Hell or High Water.

The complete list of nominees includes:

Best Barrel
John John Florence (Get-N-Classic)
Alex Gray (Teahupoo Uncut)
Josh Kerr (Kerrazy Kronicles)
Cory Lopez (Teahupoo Uncut)
Dean Morrison (A Dingo’s Tale)

Worst Wipeout
Kohl Christensen (Surprise Excitement Party)
Evan Faulks (Surprise Excitement Party)
Nathan Fletcher (Teahupoo Uncut)
Mark Healey (Surprise Excitement Party)
Rodrigo Koxa (Teahupoo Uncut)

Best Digital Short
Another Day in the Life of Wayne Lynch
Lost Interest
Uncommon Ideals
Seven Ghosts: Tidal Fantasy
Andy's Swell

Heavy Water
Dean Morrison
Nathan Fletcher
Laurie Towner
Bruce Irons
Mark Healey

Best Cinematography
Come Hell or High Water
Float: Archipelago
Lost Atlas
Sight / Sound
Year Zero

Andy Irons Best Performance Award
John John Florence (Get-N-Classic)
CJ Hobgood (Year Zero)
Josh Kerr (Kerrazy Kronicles)
Carissa Moore (Leave A Message)
Dean Morrison (A Dingo's Tale)
Yadin Nicol (Year Zero)
Dusty Payne (Lost Atlas)

Best Documentary
Lost and Found
White Wash
Minds In The Water

Movie of the Year
Lost Atlas
Year Zero
Kerrazy Kronicles
Come Hell or High Water

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