Is the traditional skate video as we know it really dead? What is the relevance of the skate video in this modern digital age? The latest skate documentary from Red Bull (crafted by the guys at Knack Studios), ‘Pushing Forward’ takes a look at the emergence of the solo video part, the impact a traditional […]
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Wow, 2013 was yet again another big year for the guys at Knack Studios. We were grateful to work on some amazing projects with fantastic brands in some killer locations. Our latest showreel showcases the work. Highlights include the Peroni Films showcasing beach lifestyle in both Italy and Australia in collaboration with Aquabumps, the ‘Nike […]
Filming for the Nike Block Surf Series last year in France and Spain, we filmed this segment with one of the locals from the Sopelana Surf Club, Txaber Gaminde. Txaber was such a cool guy and took us over to his local in Algorta, which just happened to be one of the raddest skate parks […]
Last year Knack worked on the Vans BOWL-A-RAMA skateboard competition in New York City.
You know it’s summer in Bondi when the Van’s Bowl-a-Rama rolls into town, and once again Knack working with Ideas Man media created it’s award winning* web series Roll In. Check them out! (*We havent won any award but mum said it would if we entered it) Roll In 5//Vans BOWL-A-RAMA Bondi – The Official […]
With the Vans Bowl-a-Rama in New York City for the first time ever, along side ideas man media we created a few clips for Frontside Events around and during the competition. Check out Corbin Harris and Jack Fardell rip up the street in rainy NYC in the First Episode and the competition wrap up in […]
Now in it’s 3rd year, Tic Taco brings to you another selection of skateboard photographs by Knack Studios photographer Justin Barnwell. Throw in some frozen margaritas, a few beers, some sloppy taco’s and it’s a party. This year the show consisted of photographs documenting the Vans BOWL-A-RAMA past events as well as special guests at […]
Check out our new Show Reel! Knack Studios | 2012 Show Reel from Knack Studios on Vimeo.
Over the week of Vans BOWL-A-RAMA Knack has been creating the Roll In series for Frontside Events, the brains behind BOWL-A-RAMA and presented by Surf Dive & Ski. It was a HUGE week with a video being pumped out EVERYDAY. Roll In is your daily dose of the 2012 Vans Bowl-a-Rama Bondi. Each day leading […]
With Tony Hawk being in Australia for the official ‘Big Day Out’ skate tour he made a stop by the world famous Bondi Beach to shred the bowl. Justin and Rob from Knack Studios were camera in hand documenting what went down… Photographed, Shot & Edited today, it doesn’t get more fresh than this. Thanks […]
So Stoked to be invited onto Corbin Harris’ show Pop Gun on Fuel TV… We talked Skate Photography, The Camera Club and Knack Studios. Corbin is a great guy and it was an awesome opportunity to be invited onto the show. Man it’s embarrassing to see yourself on the tube though… (Excuse the crappy recording […]
Juzzy recently shot Corbin Harris for his new show titled Pop Gun, created by Where Theres Smoke. An action sports talk show, Pop Gun will help you discover what sets action sports apart from the rest. Every Friday night, Australia’s most recognisable skater, Corbin Harris, will meet some of action sports’ most influential athletes and […]
With Shaun White in Sydney launching his new range of Oakley Sunglasses, Knack was lucky enough to catch the super human himself tearing apart their local skatepark a stones through from studio. Check out the video the guys put together below, shot by Rob Norman and with Photography and an edit by Justin Barnwell. Shaun […]
Justin just received a few T’s from the designs he did for Fuel TV. The concept coming from the clever boys at Rodrigues and produced by Quiksilver. We’re definitely all shredding radical this winter. Modeling the 100% cotton thread is the wonderful Scotty.
Knack studios are creative content producers specializing in Pop culture, board sport culture, fashion and music. Knack has now officially Launched… And here is their visual representation of a Press Release. Spread the word guys. We ON!
Knack photographer Justin Barnwell was at the Hordern Pavilion to catch all the action of the Battle for Supremacy II. Congratulations to Dave Harris winning Supremacy II and Byorn Johnston for 2nd Place and overall series winner. Check out the Mountain Dew Series Page Here & Check out more photos from the event HERE.
Knack Photographer Justin Barnwell was poolside this year for the annual Bowl-a-rama skate competition. This was the 5th year Juzzy has shot the Bowl-a-rama and in his own words “By far this year was the most impressive performance of skateboarding Bondi has EVER seen. The vibe of the competition, the caliber of the skaters and […]
Knack’s Rob Norman has an amazing reel… check it out below. He has got more of his work Vision 20 Media… Stay tuned for more updates from Rob on Knack. Vision 20 Media Reel from Knack Studios on Vimeo.
A few of the Knack boys got together to host a garage sale in the Sizzle Festival, Garage Sale Trail. Fun was had by all. Check out some pics below from Knack photographer Justin Barnwell starting with The Major of Bondi opening the festivities, and some snaps from special guest at the festival, Lincoln from […]
Defining the essence of Australia’s skateboard culture, TIC TACO: A photographic exhibition by Justin Barnwell from Knack Studios, officially kick-started a week of skateboard mayhem at Beach Burrito, Bondi Beach, on Wednesday 17th February, 2010. Celebrating Bowl-A-Rama (the Southern Hemispheres most premier and publicized skateboard competition) TIC TACO documents five years of gritty passion and […]