Truly a highlight of this winter was the long awaited release of Alaska Sessions, the feature length film that documented the journey and surf exploration of the M/V Milo as it traveled up the Gulf coast of Alaska from Sitka to Homer. Not only was it wildly popular in Homer, it made it into the lauded Santa Barbara International Film Festival in the ‘To the Maxx’ category.

A lot has changed on the Milo since that journey in 2010, but what hasn’t changed is its core crews stoke for everything surf.  So it is no wonder that 4 from the movies cast of characters jumped on the chance to represent the film in sunny Santa Barbara (the possibility of a session at Rincon didn’t hurt a bit).

Here are a few photo highlights (Thanks Donna Rae).

Mike and Wendy represented Alaska Sessions, the M/V Milo and Ocean Swell Ventures and Homer, Alaska at the 2013 Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

With cast, family, friends and fans, the Alaska Sessions premiere was well attended (sold-out in fact!) and the post party was tons of fun.

Captain Mike with a captive audience saying a few words at the SBIFF Alaska Sessions premiere.

A filmmaker and friend from LA, who’s been on more than one trip on the Milo, and his lovely wife were able to make the trip up to see Alaska Sessions in their home state. Thanks for coming Andrew!

Alaska Sessions Movie star Donna Rae Faulkner showing off her SBIFF pass.