HANDCRAFTED | Thomas Bexton

HANDCRAFTED | Thomas Bexton

HANDCRAFTED | Thomas Bexton

This film is an interpretation of a shapers lifestyle, riding waves and handcrafting surfboards. Shaper and sponsored surfer, Thomas Bexon lives at Sunrise Beach within Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.

At a young age Thomas had a passion for crafting handmade surfboards in his mother’s garage. Now Thomas has spent many years handcrafting surfboards as a profession. Staying away from the norm, Thomas chooses his own path by creating unique boards for a diverse range of surfers. Thomas keeps himself inspired to be creative through perfecting his passion in the shaping bay. The film was shot on location on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.

HANDCRAFTED : Thomas Bexon is the first short written, directed, and produced by Mick Soiza.

Produced and Directed by Mick Soiza
Cinematographer: Luke Cameron
Editor: Isaac Ray
Colourist: Warren Eagles
Music by Tsun and The Otchkies

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Growing up in New Jersey, Shawn discovered and quickly immersed himself in the sub-culture of surfing and skateboarding in the mid 80’s. With a diverse and eclectic background, Shawn has walked the path of a competitive surfer, Hare Krsna monk, action sports industry player in NYC, DIY theology and religions major, and a touring punk rock musician. Now a father and self-proclaimed seeker of the “soul” of surfing, Shawn enjoys sessions with friends at uncrowded peaks along his home state’s shoreline and writing about his surf related experiences.

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