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This Way of Life

‘This Way of Life’ is an insight into the daily lives of world recognised surfers and environmentalists David Rastovich and Lauren Hill. The Vista’s Julia Ashwood visits their beautifully humble and private home, sweetly nestled in the gum trees just outside of Byron Bay… This wonderful… Read More »This Way of Life

Citizens of the Sea – Dave Rastovich

“Citizens of the Sea” is the final film in a series of three online short films for the Byron Bay Surf Festival, featuring one of the worlds most stylish professional freesurfer, creative activist and inquisitive experimentalist Dave “Rasta” Rastovich. Filmed and edited by Stefan José Films – @stefanjosefilms Only… Read More »Citizens of the Sea – Dave Rastovich


I, like so many others in this area, even in this country, got bitten by the surfing bug, and that little sucker has left teeth marks that will scar for life. I’ve surfed up and down the Coast, on shortboards and longboards, in winter and… Read More »PLANE TO SEA


Local independent filmmaker, Nathan Oldfield, makes things different. Not one to subscribe to the surf film conventions of perfect, massive waves, exotic destinations or pounding soundtracks, Oldfield portrays the other side of surfing, the deeper connection in personal accounts of the featured surfers’ lives and… Read More »THE GATHERING