The Bull

A secret spot in Baja California, hundreds of miles from civilization. A old milk van converted into the perfect surfing mobile. A 67-year old man, at the peak of his physical fitness and in line with mother nature every step of the way. "The Bull" is the story of San Diego surfing legend Glen Horn and his journey to a unconventional lifestyle.

Winner- "Best Picture" Short Film Category- Carolina Surf Film Festival
Winner- "Best Documentary" Short Film Category- Florida Surf Film Festival
Winner- "Audience Award"- Portuguese Surf Film Festival

  • Eric Ebner
  • Eric Ebner
  • Eric Ebner
  • Glen Horn
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Documentary, Portait, Short, Surfing, sandiego, mexico, baja, bajacalifornia, character, outdoors, nature, lifestyle, culture, travel, adventure
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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  • Florida Surf Film Festival
    New Smyrna Beach, FL
    United States
    November 11, 2017
    Best Documentary- Short
  • Portuguese Surf Film Festival
    July 28, 2018
    Portugal Premiere
    Audience Award
  • Carolina Surf Film Festival
    Charleston, South Carolina
    United States
    November 4, 2017
    North American Premiere
    Best Picture- Short
  • Carolina Surf Film Festival
    Wilmington, North Carolina
    United States
    November 11, 2017
    Best Picture- Short
  • Kona Surf Film Festival
    Kona, Hawaii
    January 27, 2018
    Hawaii Premiere
  • Shore Shots Irish Film Festival
    April 20, 2018
    European Premiere
  • Athens Surf Art Festival
    June 17, 2018
    Greece Premiere
  • Honolulu Surf Film Festival
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    United States
    July 26, 2018
  • Ombak Bali Surf Film Festival
    La Laguna, Bali
    September 18, 2018
    Asia Premiere
  • Save the Waves Film Festiavl
    World Tour
    United Kingdom
    September 22, 2018
    Chile Premiere, United Kingdom Premiere
    Audience Appreciation Award
  • Festival Sayulita
    February 2, 2019
    Mexico Premiere
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  • Eric Ebner
    Country: United States
Director Biography - Eric Ebner

Eric Ebner is a filmmaker from the small town of Marshall, Michigan. After living in San Diego for 8 years, Eric quit his job at a medical device corporation to pursue his dream of telling stories with value. "The Bull", Eric's premiere short film, is in festivals across the nation, and has won numerous awards. Eric is currently working on a documentary in Peru with the Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development.

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Director Statement

Eric strives to tell stories with value. To shed light on people and lifestyles that reject the norms of society. To challenge the viewer to see the world differently, to think about themselves differently.