Peter Spann Surfer Girl Film

Are you having fun? 

I'm always asked if I'm having fun when I'm filming. It's a tough question because I am acutely aware that I am doing something that I love, but the answer is very ambiguous... Film making is about as fun as landing troops on a beach…

Tropfest Finalists Announced

700 people were waiting on this Tropfest Finalists Announcement but 684 of them were disappointed! Actor / director John Polson started Tropfest in 1993 in what was then a small café in Darlinghurst Sydney call the “Tropicana” (it’s…
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Director: Peter Spann

The Clapper said, “Director: Peter Spann, and I get to call “Action”. But I’ve gotta say the first time I heard the (16mm film) camera turn over and make that little clicking sound I let it roll for a few seconds because I knew…
Ricochet Surf Dog

Ricochet Surf Dog - One Very Special Surfer Girl

Ricochet Surf Dog changes people's lives While doing research for my short film "Surfer Girl" i came across a very special surfer girl, Ricochet Surf Dog extraordinaire. Ricochet virtually failed in her puppy service dog training because…
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Film School Days

I have never been more emotionally challenged than I have been at film school. I have laughed, I have cried, I have experienced great joy and even greater anger, I have reached out and lashed out, all my many weaknesses have been exposed and…