‘SHVDE’ – A Film by Surfer Derek Dunfee & Artist Sketchy Tank

SHVDE Written by Derek Dunfee and Sketchy Tank Directed by Derek Dunfee Assistant Director Erik Derman Camera + Edit by Erik Derman Additional footage by Derek Dunfee and Brian Conley Art Direction by Sketchy Tank Starring: Rachel Barnes Music by: Cliff Martinez Sonic Youth and Gil Scott Heron Derek Dunfee is many things. He is a professional surfer, a big wave rider, well-spoken, handsome, stylish. I am only three of these things and jealous. Derek Dunfee, though, has added “auteur” to his list. His short film, SHVDE, is a high-concept art/surf film that involves strippers, old Cadillacs,murdering strippers, barrels. Tattoos. I tell you, even through teeth gritted in envy, to pour yourself a whisky, neat, sit down, turn off the lights, and watch it in its entirety. This film deserves your time. It is art. It is surf. And I will have to win a Pulitzer Prize to outshine Derek Dunfee now. Game on. –Chas Smith

 

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