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The Tyler Warren Experiments

PREMIERING June 8th, 2024
6:30 PM @ the Labero Theater
4th Annual Santa Barbara Surf Film Festival


After twelve years of being shelved in a vault, a long-awaited project from acclaimed filmmakers Mark Jeremias and John Smart is about to see the light of day. In its rough-cut form, "The Tyler Warren Experiments" serves as a historical time-capsule into the genesis of some of today's top surfers and shapers. From the creators of beloved surf documentaries like "One California Day" and "Natural Expressions" comes a captivating exploration of surf culture and craftsmanship.

Drawing inspiration from over 50 years of design innovation, "The Tyler Warren Experiments" takes viewers into the world of artist, craftsman, and surfer Tyler Warren, offering a glimpse into the influences that have shaped his journey from professional free-surfer to master craftsman, all through collaborations with some of the industry's most revered craftsmen.

Shot on location across the globe, from the sun-kissed shores of Australia and California to the exotic landscapes of Indonesia, Mexico, and Morocco, "The Tyler Warren Experiments" promises an enjoyable and immersive experience.

Featuring a star-studded lineup of surfing legends and master craftsmen, including The Campbell Brothers, Manuel Caro, Chris Christenson, Skip Frye, Josh Hall, Devon Howard, Alex Knost, Terry Martin, Dave Rastovich, Joel Tudor, Christian Wach, and more, "The Tyler Warren Experiments” captures a pivotal moment in surf culture, showcasing the passion, dedication, and tradition that has shaped surf culture into what it is today.

The premiere screening of "The Tyler Warren Experiments" is scheduled for June 8th, 2024, 6:30 PM at the 4th Annual Santa Barbara Surf Film Festival.
Don't miss this exclusive screening and be among the first to experience this highly anticipated documentary in its raw form. Stay tuned for additional screening dates and locations coming soon.

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