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FILM KLAXON: GIRLS CAN'T SURF.
24 January 2021

'Girls Can’t Surf', a new documentary by Finch's Christopher Nelius, focuses on the rise of female surfers amid rampant sexism in the 1980s.

Nelius's vivid blend of archive footage and contemporary interviews shows how women like Jodie Cooper and Frieda Zamba fought to destroy the eye candy stereotype once and for all. As four-time world surfing champion Wendy Botha says, this meant war against "dumbass chauvinistic pigs".



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JONATHAN JONES SIGNS WITH HUNKYDORY FILMS.

Director and cinematographer Jonathan Jones has joined HunkyDory Films and Chuck Studios for UK representation.


NEXUS STUDIOS SIGN HAEIN & PAUL

Nexus Studios have signed Sydney-based directing duo Haein Kim and Paul Rhodes to their roster.


FLORENCE WINTER HILL ROLLS UP TO MISSING LINK FILMS.

New Missing Link Films director Florence Winter Hill first caught the eye in 2015 as a Homespun Yarns finalist.


FILM KLAXON: TULIP

Director Andrea Love's crowdfunded short film 'Tulip' is due to premiere at the New York International Children's Film Festival


SCHOLAR HEAD TO FRIENDS ELECTRIC

Friends electric have added mixed-media and animation experts Scholar to their roster for representation in the UK and the Netherlands.


BLINK WELCOME ROTTINGDEAN BAZAAR.

Directing and fashion design duo Rottingdean Bazaar have joined Blink for global representation.


SALOMON LIGTHELM JOINS PRETTYBIRD

Prettybird have signed acclaimed filmmaker Salomon Ligthelm to their roster for UK and US representation.


KIMBERLY STUCKWISCH GOES ROGUE.

Multitalented American Kimberly Stuckwisch is ready to show the UK what she’s made of with Rogue Films.


CURATE FILMS ADD BIPOLAR STUDIO

Curate Films have added up-and-coming animation outfit Bipolar Studio to their roster.


IT'S RICHARD JUNG FOR CHUCK STUDIOS.

Renowned food director and photographer Richard Jung has joined Chuck Studios for commercial representation.


JIM OWEN WAKES UP AT 2AM.

In-form comedy writer and director Jim Owen has completed his move to 2AM Films.


BISCUIT SIGN JOCELYN & DAWN.

Biscuit Filmworks have signed directing duo Jocelyn & Dawn to their roster for UK and US representation.


BARNEY COKELISS MOVES TO MAD COW FILMS.

Director and photographer Barney Cokeliss has joined Mad Cow Films for UK representation.


COMMON PEOPLE SIGN PETER PINT

Common People Films have signed Portuguese director Peter Pint for commercial representation.


CARLY CUSSEN ARRIVES AT THE PROGRESS FILM COMPANY.

Promo and commercials director Carly Cussen says joining The Progress Film Company is already "the best part of 2021", closely followed by "planning the year ahead!"


COFFEE & TV SCORE FOUR.

Independent visual content studio Coffee & TV have added four new VFX artists to their ranks: Luke Todd, Richard Coley, John-Paul Harney, and Danny Boyle.


IRENE BAQUÉ AND DOG EAT DOG TEAM UP

Documentary director Irene Baqué is the latest talent to join the roster at Dog Eat Dog.


CHRIS O’DRISCOLL JOINS LOOP TALENT

London-based cinematographer Chris O'Driscoll has joined Loop Talent for representation.


DLMDD INSTALL ANIL SEBASTIAN AS CREATIVE DIRECTOR.

Sonic branding agency DLMDD have secured multi-talented artist, producer and vocalist Anil Sebastian as their new creative director.


STINK ENLIST HERNAN CORERA.

Argentine director Hernan Corera has completed his move to Stink Films for global representation.


DARLING RECRUIT CASEY HENNESSY

Darling Films have recruited talented automotive director Casey Hennessy to their roster for representation.


ASHLEY FRANCIS-ROY CLICKS WITH MISSING LINK FILMS.

Following the success of one-off documentaries The Real Eastenders and Damilola: The Boy Next Door, director Ashley Francis-Roy has joined Missing Link Films for representation.


ACADEMY SWOOP FOR GRANDMAS.

Mancunian directing duo GRANDMAS have joined Academy for commercial representation.


UN HEADS TO CURATE

Thai director Wuthisak Anarnkaporn, aka Un, has signed to Curate for representation across the UK, Europe, and the USA.


ARMOURY STOCK UP ON MARC SIDELSKY.

Well-travelled commercial and promo director Marc Sidelsky has joined Armoury for UK representation.


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