Being a Surfer Is Fun

“Being A Surfer Is Fun” – REDirect SURF Fan Favorite Award

Filmed on location in Hawaii & Australia. “Being A Surfer Is Fun” features surfboard shaper, Jon Pyzel and surfer John John Florence preparing for another year in the WSL.

Directed by Erik Knutson
Starring John John Florence & Jon Pyzel
Narrated by Thatcher Johnson
Produced by Blake Vincent Kueny & Bill Ballard
Edited by Cody Rosenthal
Color by Trevor Durtschi
Titles by Cheyne Brooking

Special thanks to Peter King, Tony Nagy & The Florence Ohana.

Eon by Binary
Youth By Pale Honey
Good Time Piano by Bradley P. Hatfield

“REDirect® has returned for its second year to highlight surfing’s filmmaking community. Partnering for this year’s competition and short film festival with Surfer Magazine—REDirect has selected 11 individuals from across the globe to participate in not only a competition, but a celebration of the passion that goes in to both filmmaking and the sport of surfing.”

Check out the REDirect page to view all of the contestant submissions and RED’s Behind the Scenes (BTS) footage at