Burton rides Lake Michigan

"When the Waves Call" is now on vimeo! You can watch the full doc at this link: We hope you enjoy the doc and share it with friends.

Through the portraits of three Wisconsin surfers, this short documentary explores the shared passion for Great Lake surfing that drives a group of surfers to seek…

Surfers know their sport is also a microcosm of life. They wait for an opportunity, and when it comes, in the form of a wave, they either let it pass or climb on. And if they miss the ride, the ocean always gives them another opportunity. Such is life.



Alex and Joe are proud to share with all of our friends and supporters that 'When The Waves Call' not only made its Michigan premiere on November 9th at the East Lansing Film Festival but out of nearly 20 other entries was named BEST SHORT FILM in the competition! Thank you all for your support and love!



If you haven't had a chance to see the film yet at one of the screenings or festivals, please see the below post for how to watch it on your iPad or tablet! Stay tuned for more news and updates about 'When The Waves Call'!

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When The Waves call is currently featured in Evolve Magazine's October issue!

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When the Waves CallBy Alex Agnant and Joseph WardPassion is an unquenchable thirst, an unrequited love affair. It is a push, a pull, a drive. It’s unreasonable, illogical, and laughable.It’s easy to say you love something when things are going smoothly–to love fishing when the bass are biting, garde...

We are proud to announce that WTWC has been accepted into the East Lansing Film Festival!

It will be screening November 9th at 4PM (more info at the link below) All you Michiganders out there, tell your friends and go check it out!

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"When the Waves Call" is featured in the October issue of Evolve Magazine, a digital-only publication dedicated to life in motion. Download the iPad app, purchase the issue, or subscribe today: Check it out.

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Like the trailer for When The Waves Call?

Come check out a screening of the film September 17th in New York City presented by the Colgate Club of NYC (co-Director Alex Agnant's alma mater).

Following the screening we invite you to take part in a Q&A session with the directors and featured surfers Burton Hathaway and Tom Ward (via Skype) !


Registration required through the link below!

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Club of NYC - Documentary Screening of When the Waves Call Header Content Join the Colgate Club of NYC for a documentary screening!Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. The Colgate Club of NYC is organizing a screening of When the Waves Call by Alex Agnant '06 and Joseph Ward (Vassar '07). Whe...

The Next Generation!

Check out WTWC featured surfer Tom Ward aka The Godfather teaching his grandson Isaiah how to surf the lake!

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Awesome screening of When The Waves Call at Atwater Beach in Milwaukee last night! Thanks to everyone that came out and to the organizers for hosting such a great event!

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Alex and Joe would like to invite you to a private screening of our short documentary 'When The Waves Call' next Wednesday July 17th at 8pm. It will be held at La Caye, a small Haitian restaurant/bar across the street from BAM near downtown Brooklyn - 35 Lafayette Ave.

The doc is a glimpse into the world of winter lake surfing through the lives of three Wisconsin surfers. If you haven't seen the trailer yet, please check it out


A $10 admission/donation includes one free beer and will help us to offset the cost of the screening.

We've worked extremely hard on this film and are really excited to share it with all of you. The film is only 23 minutes long, so come by, check it out and have a beer with us! Hope you can make it!

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'When The Waves Call' will be making its Wisconsin debut at the inaugural Great Lakes Surf Collective on August 17th at Atwater Beach in Shorewood, WI !!!

Much thanks to Ryan Bigelow for inviting us! We are looking forward to a great day of celebrating lake surfing and sharing our film with everyone!

Please check out their website and give it some love!

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Check out featured surfer Burton Hathaway catching a wave during a session in the frigid 38 degree water of Lake Michigan in mid-December!

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After months of editing, nothing feels better than being picture locked. #WhenTheWavesCall #finalsequence #documentary

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Co-Director/ Cinematography Alex Agnant lining up another sick shot

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