June 2, 2022

Episode 64: Jason Baffa on Surfing and Filmmaking

On this episode: surf films, directing Bill Murray, and being a filmmaker in the digital age. We’re talking with Jason Baffa, filmmaker, surfer, and sometimes maker of surf films.


Show Notes

  • 00:35 – Announcing Jason’s new show CHASING WAVES
  • 02:40 – Introducing Jason Baffa 
  • 10:00 – Meeting Bill Murray and getting him to narrate Loopers
  • 12:00 – What is a Bolex?
  • 14:20 – Film vs digital and the impact on how you shoot
  • 29:15 – How Chasing Waves came to be
  • 34:20 – Did you grow up spending time outdoors?
  • 52:30 – Advice for aspiring surf filmmakers
  • 57:50 – The Revenge of Little Joey (and Fitz’s missing stunt driver credit)

Connect with Jason on his website jasonbaffafilms.com, on Instagram @jasonbaffafilms and on YouTube.

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The Almost There Adventure Podcast is a celebration of outdoor activities both local and epic. Discussing the big topics and talking to adventurers, artists, legends and activists within the outdoor community.

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