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Coz Girls Can

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I would like to introduce to you the ladies that are behind the production team 'Coz We Can'. Clare Plueckhahn & Fran Derham work together as content creators telling stories through words, stills and film. One of their projects was producing the film 'First Love' starting Nikki van Dijk, Jess Laing and India Payne. If the ladies are not at their computers, they're in the ocean, at the movies or on a mountain. Clare working the lens and Fran the pen.

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Film Review: Zero to 100

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The Lakey Peterson Story

"If you want to abort, this would be the time." This was the message Sue Peterson received from her doctor 5 months into her pregnancy. Sue Peterson was informed that the baby she was carrying had a good chance of being born with Downs Syndrome. After being given this news, Sue emphatically informed the doctor, "No more tests! I'll love this baby the way it is." At the end of her pregnancy, Sue Peterson would give birth to a healthy baby by the name of Lakey.  The surfing community owes Sue a bit of gratitude.

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Broken Buckets

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‘Broken Buckets’ – 2013 Byron Bay Surf Festival Short Film Comp is Go For Launch!

Byron Bay has always been a Mecca for surfing. In the late ‘60s, George Greenough, Bob McTavish and Nat Young were among those pioneering the region and innovating a completely new form of surfing. Their testing ground for shorter boards and their tube-riding skills was Broken Head, a destination Nat said had perfect waves, with barrels shaped “like broken buckets”.

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Otelo Burning

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Film Review by Alex Workman

Surfing films don’t always hit the mark. Particularly when Hollywood has a go and litters the narrative with cringe worthy cliches and over acting. However a surfing themed film generally lures us to the cinema as we identify with our tribe. Otelo Burning is a South African film set in the 1980′s during the volatile and bloody apartheid period.

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Beyond The Surface

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"Beyond The Surface" A Documentary Film Project from Dave Homcy on Vimeo.

I'm currently working on a great project with some lady sliders...we're headed in April to surf, explore, work with kids, and make a film...

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