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Freeman, Jim


Surf filmmaker from Santa Ana, California; co-creator, along with Greg MacGillivray, of the 1972 surf movie classic Five Summer Stories. Freeman was born (1944) and raised in Santa Ana. Let There Be Surf, his debut film, was released in 1963; over the next two years he produced Outside the Third Dimension (surfing's only 3-D movie) and The Glass Wall. He was also cohost for the 1964 Los Angeles–based Surf's Up TV show.

Freeman was 22 in 1966 when he met Greg MacGillivray, another Orange Coun...