Art of Surf's Up

Surf's Up is an animation movie produced by Sony Pictures Animation and directed by Ash Brannon and Chris Buck in 2007. The movie is a parody of surfing documentaries, such as The Endless Summer and Riding Giants. The pictures on this page are a collection of artworks created for this picture.


A documentary crew follows the misadventures of Cody Maverick, a 17-year-old northern rockhopper penguin who lives in Shiverpool, Antarctica with his mother Edna and his older brother Glen. Cody has wanted to be a professional surfer ever since a visit from legendary surfer Ezekiel "Big Z" Topanga several years ago. When a talent scout shorebird named Mikey arrives to find entrants for the "Big Z Memorial" surfing contest, Cody jumps at the chance despite the lack of support from his family..