We Are Dawnstalkers

The Dawnstalkers, an intrepid cold-water swim group, defy the chill of early mornings to plunge into the ocean at sunrise, forging connections and sharing experiences.
Documentary Filmmaking
Content Creation

Project Overview

Over the course of three immersive weeks, the project team witnessed and documented the inspiring beauty of countless sunrises over the ocean. Our team joined the cold-water swimmers on most mornings, integrating with the community to authentically capture the experience. Through in-depth interviews and shared experiences, the team delved into the heart of the Dawnstalkers' community, discovering a deep sense of camaraderie and a shared passion for cold water therapy.

The brief

"We Are Dawnstalkers" a short documentary, aimed at showcasing the enchanting world of the Dawnstalkers, a dedicated cold-water swim community. The primary goal was to document the profound moments of connection and joy that unfold during their early morning swims in the frigid ocean waters.

Documentary Process

Working on a documentary always presents a logistical, structural and storytelling challenge, one we've had the pleasure of mastering.

Supporting social assets

The Outcome

Working with the Dawnstalkers was an incredible experience, and one that we'll never forget. It reminded us of the power of community and the importance of finding joy in even the smallest moments. We're so grateful to have been a part of this project, and we hope that our work will inspire others to take a leap of faith and find their own early morning rituals.