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Orange Sunsets, Rocky Backdrops And Deep Sea Monsters

Bruno Zanin’s hype spool featuring John John Florence, Yago Dora, Koa Rothmann, Nathan Fletcher and more.

cinema // Jan 15, 2018
Words by stab
Reading Time: 2 minutes

At the age of twenty, Bruno Zanin, who grew up in the wave friendly stretch of Florianópolis, laid his kitchen aprin down and aspirated to make films. Surf films.

At this time in life, he was under the guidance of the late Ricardo Dos Santos. Santos, who passed after suffering multiple gunshot wounds by any off-duty military policeman, inspired Bruno into this role. He offered advice, direction, guidance and an opportunity to work for the young Brazilian hopeful. The pair spent an entire summer filming together. Bruno told Stab that throughout this summer, after shooting all day, he would be back in the kitchen, all night.

Once the summer days departed, Santos took him outside of Brazil on trip. The two shared an appreciation for music and framing. And, the desire to make films. This experience is something Bruno explained to Stab he is very grateful for “He was the first guy who trusted me and gave me a job… I feel that I’m living my dream today and its because of him. I take him in my heart everywhere I go.”

Now, at 25 he’s on the road, travelling with pros like Yago Dora, Lucas Silveria and Marco Giorgi, capturing the silver linings our surroundings have to offer. With these few years under his belt, Zanni has learnt to be comfortable in his craft. The above clip, his 2017 hype reel, providing merit to this statement. An experience of the cinematic variety.

We live in a world where destinations, lineups, shores and tourist attractions are dirtied with cameras and smartphones. Images are captured, posted to Instagram, and others are often forgotten. There’s an argument that the everyday user has forgotten the true meaning of capturing something truly breathtaking. But then there are edits like this, that land on our desk, and allow us to relish in the true art of filmmaking. Which, should only to be viewed in full resolution.

So hit 1080p for seriously high res and breathtaking clips of John John Florence, Yago Dora, Koa Rothmann, Nathan Fletcher, Michael Rodrigues and many more.


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