Ackerman Digital,LLC is close to releasing it's one hour documentary California Surfriders which is the life story of pioneer surf photographer Doc Ball. This is the only show containing Doc Ball's collection of photos and movie film spanning from the1930's to his death in 2001. Carl Ackerman worked with Doc for 10 years and recorded the only interview of Doc telling his life's adventures.. The program is written and narrated by Malcolm Gault Williams, starring Greg Noll, Woody Eckstrom and Norm and John Ball. This is Carl Ackerman's seventh surf program which He produced and directed. The most popular being Shaping 101 with John Carper of JC Hawaii.