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This Is Jackson Jones

Filmmaker Jackson Jones Playlist & Interview 12 Videos ・ Last Updated: Jan 12 2024

Fairly young filmer from Australia's South Coast. It's really rich in pretty amazing waves, so I'm really blessed to be able to be surrounded by that environment.

Nickname: Jacko

Born and raised: South Coast, Australia

Based now: South Coast, Australia

Stance: Goofy

When and how did you start surfing?

Probably about 5. My dad used to push me into waves then got rattled cause he took me out when it was too big, so I stopped for a little but kinda kicked off again when I was 12, and that was it.

Who are the surfers that inspire you?

Dudes that have a bit of edge and retain a style that is purely them.

Where are your favorite surf spots that you've been to?

Can't really go past Indo and just around home, haha I'm kinda biased.

Where are the surf spots you want to visit in the future that you've never been to?

Love to tap into Africa or Tahiti for a laugh.

Which type of surfboards and fin setups are you into?

Haha, whatever, really.

Which one video would you highlight in this playlist and why?

Ah, probably 153624 with Benjamin Howard. My most recent, and love his surfing.

What cameras and lenses do you use?

Blackmagic. Poor man's RED and still gets the job done.

What editing tool do you use?

Adobe Premiere Pro

What's your favorite focal length?


When and how did you start filming?

Got real psyched on old Kai Neville's stuff and early What Youth videos.

Who are the creators that inspire you?

Kai Neville, Shane Fletcher, Dan Scott, Yentl Touboul, Dave Fox

What are the surf films/videos that inspire you?

PENTACOASTAL, Craig's first Former part, and Cluster bullshit too.

Other than surf films?

Blow with Johnny Depp, haha.

Who are your favorite bands and musicians?

Neil Young

Tracks you love?

Spotify Playlist: Jackson Jones

  1. "Farewell Transmission" by Songs: Ohia
  2. "Home" by Twelve Point Buck
  3. "Dolphins" by Fred Neil
  4. "Backyard" by Floodlights
  5. "Garbage Man" by Hole
  6. "High Beamin'" by S.M. Jenkins
  7. "Video Life" by Chris Spedding
  8. "Errol" by Australian Crawl
  9. "Dance Hall Days" by Wang Chung