Award winning filmmaker Jack McCoy invites you to enjoy a session of stoke with his stories as a director, cinematographer, photographer and producer at...
Jack McCoy with Special Guests
Level 6 Terrace Entrance (Circular Quay West Side)
Access and Inclusion
Award winning filmmaker Jack McCoy invites you to enjoy a session of stoke with his stories as a director, cinematographer, photographer and producer at a special event at the MCA as part of VIVID Ideas Sydney, with Jack joined on stage by a line-up of special guests.
In a two hour audio visual ‘talk story’ Jack will take you behind the scenes on the making of his life’s work of 25 iconic films featuring killer surfing, some Bunyips, an Iguana and plenty of Tales From The Tube.
The Hawaiian-born film maker is world renowned for 25 iconic and award-winning surfing films that have entertained fans with beautiful images, exotic locations and cutting-edge performance surfing.
He’s tracked surfing as an art form over more than 40 years, documenting the greatest surfers in history such as Gerry Lopez, Tom Carroll, Andy Irons and Kelly Slater.
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Due to popular demand, there are two Talk Story event dates and guest line-ups at Vivid 2019.
Event One: Saturday June 1st, 2PM-4PM - Crystal Gazings
Talk Story at Vivid Ideas One will feature Jack’s presentation with his special guests KAI NEVILLE and CRAIG ANDERSON sharing stories and forecasting the future of surf film making and media. Gazing into the surf crystal ball and asking, "What is next?" Not to be missed.
Event Two: Friday June 14, 8PM-10PM - Classic Lines
Talk Story at Vivid Ideas Two will feature Jack’s presentation with his special guests DAVID RASTOVICH and the legendary WAYNE LYNCH talking about the behind the scenes of the classic projects they have made together. Followed by drinks on the MCA rooftop, overlooking stunning Sydney Harbour and the stunning VIVID lights.
Jack's interactive ‘talk-story’ events have captivated audience’s around the world, with a mix of story-telling, film clips (some never before seen by the public) and photographs from his illustrious career.