Over the past 45 years, legendary film maker Jack McCoy has travelled and produced films in the most exotic locations where he unearthed some of the best waves on the planet, whilst working with the who’s who of surfing royalty…
Lopez, Kelly, Andy, Occy, Curren, MR, Rabbit, Parko, Kong, Lynch, Rasta, Sunny, Machado, Laird…The list could roll on forever.
McCoy’s interactive ‘talk-story’ events have held audience’s captive around the world, with a mix of story-telling, never seen before film clips and photographs from his illustrious career in which he produced 25 multiple award winning feature films including Tubular Swells, Storm Rider, Green Iguana, the Occumentary, Blue Horizon and A Deeper Shade of Blue.
McCoy feels music is 50% of his film experience and will delve into how he was able to create soundtracks that have been etched into his fans minds forever. Artists such as Paul McCartney, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, INXS, Iggy Pop and Jack Johnson featured throughout the films and the untold stories (until now) behind the collaborations will go down in surfing folklore.
Throughout the tour McCoy will be joined by the likes of Mark Occhilupo, Tom Carroll, Pam Burridge and Dion Agius to share their journey to the top of the surfing world. Following the talk story, the bands will take centre stage and some of Australia’s best up and coming talent who will rock the house down.
The audience will also be treated to the exclusive premiere of GLOBE’s new film starring Agius, Craig Anderson and Chippa Wilson.
This is a night not to be missed!
“Jack McCoy is, without doubt, one of the most entertaining speakers I’ve ever encountered. He’s ridden the wave of change from film to digital, remaining relevant and original.
– Sean Cousins, Melbourne Age
“Once Jack begins, his magic unfolds; showing us clips and photographs of his incredible career and all the while narrating his life story. Punctuated with humour and with his extremely visual method of detailing his history, he had the room mesmerised.”
– Warwick Fields, President Australian Cinematographers Society
“When I saw Jack McCoy’s underwater surfing footage put to the soundtrack of Blue Sway, I was blown away with the result, check it out.”
– Paul McCartney, Former Beatle