OmbakBali Festival is the 1st showcase for international independent surf films & documentaries in South East Asia.

The festival embraces innovative, adventurous and independent filmmaking and has a focus on recent work. Both talented newcomers and more established directors from Indonesia and around the world are being celebrated during the three day event. Ombak Bali will have it’s 9th edition in 2017. The beautiful green, grassy amphitheatre of La Laguna on Berawa beach is playing host, so make sure to save the dates 13, 14 & 15 September 2017, as this is one event you most certainly do not want to miss! And it’s totally free of charge.

Submissions for 2017 are closed but contact us to submit your film for the 10th edition in 2018. Do it, seriously, we can’t wait to see the stuff you make. Submission deadline is June 1, 2018

Volunteers & interns: We're stoked to have you on board. Mail us your CV at