Flying Island LLC Music & Film
​FLYING ISLAND FILMS was associated with SONY PICTURES for many years. FLYING ISLAND and Yuri Farrant hooked up on WINDRIDERS, Farrant's first windsurfing film, featuring the legendary Robbie Nash. SONY released the film in Japan and Greg Forrest was contracted again for the original music. FLYING ISLAND produced the soundtrack and PLAY TO WIN, the lead song was considered as the televised theme song of the Summer Olympics
Emmy Award winning Filmmaker ("THE BLUE PLANET") Yuri Farrant's classic surfing film "CRYSTAL EYES" was one of the first to capture and synchronize music & motion. FLYING ISLAND composer Greg Forrest was tapped to write the score for Farrant's film release.

Japan's PONY VIDEO secured the distribution rights to CRYSTAL EYES for the Japanese Market. FLYING ISLAND inked the soundtrack deal with KING RECORDS.

Farrant's stellar career included major motion picture credits; POINT BREAK, WHAT DREAMS MAY COME, AIRBORNE, CRIMSON TIDE and many others...
​In addition to WINDRIDERS, FLYING ISLAND collaborated with SONY on the film, A DAY IN THE WAVE. All location work was coordinated using FLYING ISLAND staff and knowledge of the unique locations throughout the Hawaiian Islands.

FLYING ISLAND negotiated on behalf of a variety of productions including Emmy winning Dan Merkel's raw footage for the Asian market. Merkel has had an impressive career in both still photography and motion picture camera work with releases like "ENDLESS SUMMER." 
Hawaiian Airlines Pilot and longtime gold prospector Nick Lucas, had the wild idea of flying an ultralight, outfitted with a metal detector, over the goldfields of Western Australia, in search of a legendary vein of gold.

The crew ventured on a wild road trip from Adelaide to Kalgoorlie full of unexpected turns and surprises. The film crew used to shoot the Gold hunting Documentary "KANGAROO GOLD", were a mixed bag of professionals. The cameramen were non English speaking Japanese, the director was Dutch, the back up camera was operated by Aussie farmer turned camera man, and of course 2 American airline pilots to fly the improvised ultralight, flying metal detectors...