Action Sports Films Sought for Newport Beach Film Festival

The Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) has announced a “Call for Entries” for its 2010 Action Sports Film Series.

Chosen films will be shown at Regency Lido and Edwards Island Cinemas during the 11th annual Newport Beach Film Festival from April 22-29.

Past NBFF action-sports films include: Waveriders, Street Dreams, Echo Beach, The Glacier Project, Clay Marzo: Just Add Water, Highwater, Step into Liquid, Riding Giants, Dogtown and Z-Boys, Dust to Glory, Chasing the Lotus, Let It Ride, Sliding Liberia, Under the Sun, Sofia, Stoked, Zen & Zero, Klunkerz, Chasing the Horizon, Adrenaline Hunters, Monster Thursday and Wassup Rockers.

Co-produced by ChopShop, the series spotlights “films, filmmakers, athletes, visionaries, industry gurus, artists and designers who have shaped the action sports culture and captured its history with their amazing talent, creativity and innovation,” according to the NBFF. Besides screenings, the series includes premiere parties, filmmaker panels, athlete appearances, art exhibitions and participating action sports retailer displays.

Filmmakers–who may enter feature-length narrative, documentary, short, animated and student films–can submit at

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