LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL FILMS HIGHLIGHTED AT THE NEW YORK SURF FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY JET BLUE AIRWAYS AND PUERTO PLATA IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
New York, NY [September 7th, 2010] –Tickets for The New York Surf Film Festival (NYSFF) presented by JetBlue Airways and Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic go on sale Wednesday, September 8th at exactly 12:00PM EST at www.NYSFF.com.
The NYSFF features three days worth of independent short, feature film, cult classic and world premiere screenings from established and emerging surf filmmakers. This is the festival’s third consecutive year at New York City’s famous Tribeca Cinemas on September 24th – 26th, 2010. All tickets include complimentary drinks from Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer and Seven Tiki Rum. In addition, the first 500 ticket purchasers will receive a free one-year, twelve issue subscription to Surfer Magazine.
“This has to be the best deal in New York City. Incredible surf flicks, complimentary drinks, and a free subscription to Surfer Magazine. How can you go wrong? We are very excited to get the local surf community out while giving NYC an ‘in’ to our world. We can’t wait to show them all a great time!” states NYSFF co-founder, Tyler Breuer.
This year’s NYSFF promises to be the best yet with local DJ’s spinning and keeping the positive vibes flowing.
To view the full program, film synopsis and trailers, please visit www.NYSFF.com. Tickets for the 2010 NYSFF will go on sale September 8, 2010.
About the 2010 NYSFF Sponsors:
NYSFF welcomes back our Presenting Sponsors, JetBlue Airways and Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic:
Voted “Most Eco-Friendly Airline” by Zagat’s Airline Survey in 2008 and 2009, New York based JetBlue Airways has created a new airline category founded on value, service and style. In 2010, the carrier also ranked “highest in customer satisfaction among low-cost carriers in North America” by J.D. Power and Associates, a customer satisfaction recognition received for the sixth year in a row. Known for its award-winning service, free TV and its low fares, JetBlue is now pleased to offer customers Lots of Legroom and super-spacious Even More Legroom seats. JetBlue introduced complimentary in-flight e-mail and instant messaging services on aircraft “BetaBlue,” a first among U.S. domestic airlines. JetBlue is also America’s first and only airline to offer its own Customer Bill of Rights, with meaningful and specific compensation for customers inconvenienced by service disruptions within JetBlue’s control. JetBlue serves 61 cities with 650 daily flights. New service to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, DC and to Bradley International Airport in Hartford, CT begins in November. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, and an overnight stay is never required. For information or reservations call 1-800-JET-BLUE (1-800-538-2583), TTY/TDD 1-800-336-5530 or visit www.jetblue.com.
Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic (DR)
Christopher Columbus, the original sightseer of the Dominican Republic’s North Coast, named the area’s first city Puerto Plata or “Silver Port” in 1942 due to the effect that the sun made on the water as his ship approached land. Today, the DR’s North Coast is the perfect combination of both relaxation and adventure, as Puerto Plata and surrounding beach towns of Cofresí, Cabarete, and Sosúa boast the best in sun, sand and of course, surf. In fact, Cabarete is nicknamed “The Kiteboard Capital of the World” because it offers consistent eastern trade winds and warm water, ideal for any water sports enthusiast. Here, visitors aren’t tourists, but travelers – where late-night merengue dancing, thrilling eco-adventure, chic accommodations, luxe pampering, prehistoric culture and warm hospitality all collide. For more information on Puerto Plata, visit the DR Ministry of Tourism’s official website: www.GoDominicanRepublic.com.
NYSFF is stoked to have Vans and New Era Cap as the Official 2010 Supporting Sponsors:
Vans is the original action sports footwear company and promotes surfing through a full line of surf footwear and apparel, events such as the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing™ and through sponsorship of many of the world’s top surfers including Joel Tudor, Nathan Fletcher, Pat, Dane and Tanner Gudauskas, Timmy Reyes, John Florence and Leila Hurst. Visit www.vans.com.
New Era Cap
Since 1920, New Era Cap has been the premier headwear brand with products that transcend time, culture, sport and fashion. In addition to its long-standing relationship with Major League Baseball as the official on-field product the players wear, New Era Cap is found on the heads of the world’s best surfers and the creative minds throughout the entertainment industry. Visit www.neweracap.com.
NYSFF welcomes our 2010 Media Partner, Surfer Magazine.
NYSFF welcomes Seven Tiki Rum as its Official 2010 Rum Sponsor.
NYSFF is stoked to have Pabst Blue Ribbon back on board as the Official 2010 Beer Sponsor.
NYSFF is honored to have the support from our mates of the festival: Hive Surf, KIND Snacks, NewYorkSurf.com, Sundown Ski & Surf Shop, Surfers Village, and SASS Global Travel.
NYSFF is proud to support WAVES for Development and the Surfrider Foundation.
About New York Surf Film Festival:
Founded in 2007, the New York Surf Film Festival is the premier showcase for international independent surf films. The mission of the New York Surf Film Festival is to provide filmmakers who are exploring the diversity of surfing an opportunity to present their work to a larger audience. As surf culture becomes more popular, the notion of what it means to be a surfer expands. The New York Surf Film Festival’s aim is to build upon and shape the idea of what a surf movie is, while fostering the growth of this global community in NYC.
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