KLITMØLLER, May 5th – 7th

What is Cold Hawaii Film Festival?

Cold Hawaii Film Festival is an annual surf event, which includes a movie competition, workshops, surf competition, party and other side activities.

The idea and passion behind the film festival has been to create an event where surfers and film interested people can meet and share their passion, for both surfing and making movies.

The next edition of the event will be held in May 5th-7th, 2017, in Klitmøller (Denmark)

The concept and rules behind the competition are that all films must be shot, edited and entered into the competition, within the dates given (7th of November 2016- 2nd of April 2017) and registered before 1st march. The material can be shoot in all Scandinavian countries coastlines (Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Faroe Islands and Greenland)


Price- 270 dkk
The ticket includes all weekend’s activities, Dinner on saturday evening and the festival t-shirt by Elsk & Lakor
If you are an athlete participating in the Danish Surf Tour- 2nd stop, and you decide to join the festival, you will get a discount on the registration for the surf competition.
There are two ways to buy your ticket:
1. MobilePay to +45 29937596
2. Bank transfer: Reg nu- 7822 Account nr- 0001239532 (IBAN: DK18 7822 0001 2395 32; BIC/SWIFT: JYBADKKK)
In both cases please remember to write: “ticket(s)” + your full name(s) and your email address(es)

The Competition


1st place: 8000 kr. (ca. 1000 euro)

2nd place: 5000 kr. (ca. 650 euro)

3rd place: 2000 kr. (ca. 250 euro)

+ special prizes


The rules are specified in the following bullets:

  • All footage has to be recorded in Scandinavia (Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Greenland)
  • No “old” footage; only footage taken in the period from 7th of November 2017 to 2nd of April 2017
  • The movies have to content Surf or SUP
  • The films should have a final length time of minimum 2 minutes and maximum 8 minutes.
  • The films must be in English language or with english subtitles.
  • A representative or team member for the film MUST attend the prize giving.

Legal Rules:

  • By entering the competition you hereby give Cold Hawaii Film Festival the rights to show your film on their own Vimeo or/and Youtube Channel.
  • You are first allowed to upload you film, on your own or others social media platform, 30 days after the Cold Hawaii Film Festival has announced and presented a winner. (Sharing your video from our vimeo or youtube channel is off course allowed)
  • You need written permission for ALL of your cast AND for the music that you use in your film. The permits need to be sent at the same time as you send the film.

The judges will evaluate your film from the following terms and criteria:

  • The level of the surfing.
  • Editing and technical quality of the final film.
  • Storyline and entertainment.
  • Spectator’s choice (measured at the final).

The registration fee is 270,- DKR per film (this includes one T-shirt and one entry ticket to the film festival, with dinner.
The price does not include registration fee for the surf competition.

There are two ways to register a movie:

1. MobilePay to +45 29937596
2. Bank transfer: Reg nr – 7822 Account nr- 0001239532
(IBAN: DK18 7822 0001 2395 32; BIC/ SWIFT: JYBADKKK)

!!!!!!! In both cases please remember to write: “title of the movie”, your full name and your email adresse. Remember that the registration gives you only ONE event entry.


Film teams must be registered for the film festival before 1st of Marts, 2017 and the films must be submitted before 2nd of April 2017.