For Your Consideration: John Clodfelter’s ‘Meta 5’ Video

A lot of the videos that get submitted to QS have a familiar template: they’re filmed on routes of well-worn spots, with the occasional overturned nugget found in the vicinity. You could practically use context clues to figure out if a crew lives by Cooper Park, or further out in Ridgewood by clocking how the spots appear.

This makes it all the more special when a video filmed mostly (entirely?) in New York feels like it inhabits another world. Meta 5 by John Clodfelter was sent over by both Josh Paynter and Chase Walker (always a good sign when fellow videographers back another’s project), and it’s a lo-def mash of cutty skateboarding eked over kinda-spots that are typically passed over by less adventurous patient crews.

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Any week when you have two full-length local videos both exceeding 30 minutes is a special week…

Suppy is an HD video by Dylan Holderness and Evan Pacheco, filmed largely in Brooklyn, with an insane ender at the spot that everyone has been getting yelled at by mean security guards for the past month.

Irish Wrist Watch is a SD video by John Clodfelter, filmed around the city with some Jersey clips in between. It’s amazing how watching someone roll away from their first two-stair ollie can lead to more vicarious joy that any number of wild tricks you see on IG every day.

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