'Unplugged' a short film about a group of friends exploring untouched nature in Baja, searching for quiet waves and freedom. Filmed from a female point of view, focusing on the main person in the film, Beth Leighfield, one of Britain’s top female longboarders.

This film hopes to inspire women to travel more in wilder places, places that traditionally we only see films of men adventuring to.

  • Bella Rose Bunce
  • Beth Leighfield
    Key Cast
  • Paul Bertrand
    Key Cast
  • Tom Baldwin
    Key Cast
  • Teddy White
    Music and sound
  • Bella Rose Bunce
    Videography and editing
  • Paul Bertrand
    Drone videography
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  • Genres:
    Surf, Adventure, travel, women in sport
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 52 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 22, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
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  • Language:
    British Sign Language
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Director Biography - Bella Rose Bunce

Bella Rose Bunce, surfer, photographer, adventurer and women’s surfing enthusiast.
Bella is new to the moving image world. Having only made her first ever 2 minute short in late 2022, ‘Unplugged’ is the longest film she has ever made. She was creative director, director, videographer and editor.

Winner of London Surf Film Festival Emerging Talent 2022.

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