Mengejar Ombak is a documentary feature that offers a close and personal insight into the life of a young and very talented Indonesian surfer, Dede Suryana (current Indonesia Surf Champion and 2 time Gold Winner at Asian Beach Games). The film follows Dede as he embarks on his first serious season on the World Qualifying Series (WQS) – where he has been touted to become the first Asian to qualify for the World Championship Tour (WCT). This upcoming season will be the most important point in Dede’s career to date; will he obtain the results he desires? Or will Dede be temped to walk away from the money and focus on his true passion of free-surfing?
Winner of the ‘Best Emerging Filmmaker’ and the ‘Best Original Score’ Awards at the prestigious X-Dance Film Festival 2009, Utah, USA.
Directors: Dave Arnold & Tyrone Lebon
Producers: Dave Arnold & Laurence Ellis