A while ago I filmed this little profile piece on British Skateboarding legend Ally Barr.
My first commission as Director for Vice is about as heartfelt and close to home as you can get.
Today was Brian Anderson's Day. It's the day he chose to go on camera and talk about being a gay professional skateboarder.
Set in extreme north east Russia, this film documents some of the first attempts at surfing in the region.
I couldn't help but think maybe Billy had seen Paul's Vice film and drawn something from it. I sent him my congrats on Instagram and got this in reply
Featuring projects for BBC 3, Vice, Huck, Eventbrite, Quiksilver, Run the Jewels, Gilles Peterson, Danny Brown and many more.
This interesting project is nearing completion, watch the trailer to find out more.
We cut this short film for Influx car magazine. If you want to win, hire a fin!
Directed by Michael Fordham
Filmed by Ed Andrews
Edited by Tim Crawley
Here’s my recommendations if your in the mood for a great documentary film on t’interweb.
You can rent Gleason on youtube
and of course my doc below