FILM & TV

The Other Side of Fear

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ype Republic’s latest feature documentary directed by Macario De Souza (Bra Boys, Fighting Fear), The Other Side of Fear is not your typical surf movie. It’s a story about hitting rock bottom and finding the courage and resilience to come back from the darkness. For anyone who has ever faced a physical or mental battle, this inspirational story is for you. World champion big wave surfer and popular keynote speaker Mark Mathews reveals his deeply personal story in the documentary,

— The Other Side of Fear

Mark Mathews is no stranger to fear. He has made a career out of chasing the biggest swells on the planet and uses his experiences to speak to audiences around the world about how to live a life without the limitations of fear. The Other Side of Fear documents a horrific accident that occurred two years ago on the south coast of Australia which nearly ended career. After a wipeout where Mark was slammed into the reef, dislocating his knee and causing severe internal damage, Mark was faced with losing his leg. Sinking into a deep depression after months in hospital and countless operations, an unexpected friendship sparked a fight from Mark to return from the darkness that consumed him. 

Production company:

Hype republic

Director:

Macario De Souza

Producer:

Blayke Hoffman

Executive Producers:

Kyle Bullock & Macario De Souza

Editor:

Jimmi Fenton

Assistant Editor:

Jarred Lammiman

Cinematographers:

Jamie Brooks, Damon Banning, Jarred Lammiman, Harry Charnock & Larry Haynes

Drone Cinematographer:

Eric Sterman

Sound Recordists:

Joel Hodgkinson & Mike Jaballah

Co-Executive Producers:

Blayke Hoffman & Michael Lawrence

Story:

Macario De Souza, Blayke Hoffman & Kyle Bullock

Sound Design/Mix:

Unison Sound

Post Supervisor:

Allan Hardy

Sound Design/Mix:

Joe Lancaster