Surf's Up For Director Stacy Peralta With Columbia Deal

Gardner, Chris
September 2004
SHOOT;9/24/2004, Vol. 45 Issue 33, p8
Trade Publication
This article reports that documentarian Stacy Peralta, whose surfing film "Riding Giants" opened this year's Sundance Film Festival, has struck a deal with Columbia Pictures Entertainment Inc. to make his narrative feature debut on an untitled surfing film. Peralta is represented for commercials via nonfiction spots, Santa Monica. Peralta will direct the project from a script he will co-write with Sam George, his writing partner on "Riding Giants." Art Linson and John Linson are producing the film, with Columbia Pictures executive VP/production Andrea Giannetti and co-president of production Matt Tolmach overseeing at the studio.


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