Bull Bay, Eight Mile, Kingston, Jamaica.
THE SURF GIRLS JAMAICA
Imani Wilmot is a role model to a community of Afro Caribbean surfers in Jamaica and beyond.
She is using surfing as a tool to transform the lives of many Jamaican woman.
Imani has taken it as her personal responsibility to empower women of colour to have access to surfing and to see a place for themselves within the global surf industry.
Follow Imani personally and the work she is doing.
Official Site to Surf Girls Jamaica Camps
Imani works with the organisation
BLACK GIRLS SURF
Black Girls Surf is an empowerment and development surf camp for Black girls wanting to pursue professional surfing.
We're changing the visual.
Led by Rhonda Harper. Based in California. USA.
June 2018 - Sheffield Doc Fest.
We pitched the film at the Real Stories pitch, where we recieved a separate commission outside of the festival competition from Real Stories, Little Dots Studio.
Thank you Real Stories for commissioning this story!
July 2018 - Gallivant Films
We partnered up with Gallivant Films working as a co production on this project, with Director / Producer Orban Wallace who acted as an Executive Producer.
AUGUST 2018 - One month in Jamaica on location
We were out in Bull Bay with Imani and the Surf Girls Jamaica family for one month filming.
Working with our local Jamaican team - Janine Titus amazingly talented drone operator and sound recordist.
Melissa Fearon the most brilliant fixer you can work with.
We work with Imani in a collaborative manner, as a filmmaker she was key to the process of crafting the story.
While we were out there we are able to witness the first ever all female surf compeition held in Jamaica.