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Psychic Migrations – California Premieres – RECAP

 


WORLD PREMIERE - NEWPORT BEACH, CA

The Psychic Migrations California tour exploded on the scene with the much-anticipated World Premiere at Big Newport Theater in Newport Beach on September 17, 2015. Professional surfers from around the globe, celebrities, media, and community folks of all ages gathered at sundown to see what this movie had to offer.

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psychic migrations world premiere newport beach chase newsomPhoto: @chasenewsom

The cast and crew of Psychic Migrations got together at the Island Hotel for a World Premiere kickoff celebration just before heading over to the theater.

kacee-carey-ryan-thomas-tom-carey-nate-leal-yago-doraKC Carey, Director Ryan Thomas, Tom Carey, filmer Nate Leal, and Yago Dora. Photo: @lukeforgay

troy-eckert-volcom-psychic-migrations-premiereLadies and gentlemen, Mr. Troy Eckert. Photo: @lukeforgay

carlos munoz volcom psychic migrations premiereCarlos Munoz with a heavy crew behind him! Photo: @lukeforgay

The pink carpet (yes, pink, not red) laid the ground outside the theater as announcer-extraordinaire Chris Cote kicked off the Periscope live show at 6:45pm with none-other-than Mr. Richard Woolcott giving us some background into past Volcom movies and what we were to expect of Psychic Migrations.

richard wolcott chris cote psychic migrations volcomVolcom founder, Richard Woolcott, and Chris Cote. Photo: @chasenewsom

600_2485Volcom CEO, Jason Steris, and the groms! Photo: @shredcorn

nate tyler mitch coleborn chris cote parker coffin psychic migrationsl premiereNate Tyler, Mitch Coleborn, Chris Cote, Hair of Carlos Munoz, Parker Coffin. Photo: @chasenewsom

pink carpet surf athletes cast psychic migrationsPsychic Migrations cast and crew. Bemmy, being Bemmy.

groms-in-lineGroms first in line to see Psychic Migrations on the big screen!!

balaram stack mike gleason pink carpetMike Gleason and Balaram Stack, two of the stars of Psychic Migrations. Photo: @chasenewsom

kelly-slater-alex-gray-chris-coteUp to no good with these three... Photo: @shredcorn

kelly slater alex gray psychic migrations movie premiere newport beach 4Kelly Slater trying to get a free ride into the theater from Alex Gray. Photo: @chasenewsom

surf-cast-1Psychic Migrations cast. Photo: @shredcorn

coco-ho-elena-hightVolcom Women's Surfer Coco Ho and Volcom Snowboarding's Elena Hight. Photo: @shredcorn

carlos-munoz-and-brotherCarlos Munoz and his brother. Photo: @shredcorn

kelly slater volcom psychic migrations movie premiere newport beachKelly Slater, "not sure what to do here." Photo: @chasenewsom

red-carpet-carlos-munoz-and-friendsCarlos Munoz and his crew! PURA VIDA! Photo: @lukeforgay

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pink-carpet-ryan-burch-chris-coteRyan Burch giving us some insight into his Psychic Migrations trips. Photo: @lukeforgay

remmy-stratton-ryan-boyes-andVolcom's Remy Stratton, Ryan Boyes, and Dutch. Heavy hitters!

chris cote alex gray kelly slater selfie volcom psychic migrationsAlex Gray, Chris Cote, Kelly Slater selfie. Yes, a selfie, it's still a thing. Photo: @chasenewsom

red-carpet-volcom-psychic-migrations-surf-cast-3Part 2 featuring Surf Team Manager Bemmy. Photo: @lukeforgay

When it was edging time for the movie to start, everyone crammed in the three theaters, which were all at max capacity, to catch the start of the movie. Director Ryan Thomas introduced the film in the main theater. Photo: @shredcorn

mitch-coleborn-and-blake-myers-what-youth-and-volcom-psychic-migrationsPsychic Migrations shredder Mitch Coleborn and What Youth's video mastermind Blake Myers. Photo: @lukeforgay

happy birthday ryan thomas psychic migrations movie premiereRyan Immegart, birthday boy Ryan Thomas, Wooly.

ryan-immegart-ryan-thomas-richard-wooly-wolcottSuch a great moment with great humans. Photo: @shredcorn

people-watching-movieInside the main theater. Standing room only. Photo: @shredcorn

theater-daniel-terry-big-tony-brad-doherty-nate-tyler-volcom-psychic-migrations-premiereVolcom's North America Men's Marketing Director, Daniel Terry, Big Tony, Brad Dougherty, and Surf team ripper Nate Tyler. Great crew right there! Photo: @lukeforgay

After the premiere ended, everyone walked next door to Muldoon's to enjoy some good company, good music, and great stories from the movie.

after-party-brad-doherty-mitch-coleborn-richard-wooly-wolcottVolcom's VP of Surf Marketing, Brad Dougherty, team rider Mitch Coleborn, and a man who needs no introduction, Wooly! Photo: @lukeforgay

alex-gray-big-tony-volcom-psychic-migrations-premiereAfter party vibes with Alex Gray, Big Tony and Cheyne Magnusson. Photo: @lukeforgay

after-party-richard-woolcott-brad-doheny-richard-olivares-matt-bemrose-yago-dora-mitch-colebornVolcom's Wooly, Brad Dougherty, Richie Olivares, Mitch Coleborn (hiding), Matt Bemrose, and Yago Dora. Photo: @lukeforgay

carlos-munoz-ryan-thomas-yago-dora-psychic-migrations-movie-premiere-newport-beachSuch an awesome, inspiring, and creative film, Ryan Thomas, thank you! Here is Carlos Munoz and Yago Dora showing their love to the director / creative mastermind. Photo: @rich_landos


SANTA CRUZ, CA - September 19, 2015

Tons of people showed up at the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz for another stop on the Psychic Migrations premiere tour. Our local Volcom dude, Ken ‘Skindog’ Collins, gave out shirts, stickers, coozies, pins, skates, hats, shoes and more… Psyched groms went into a frenzy over all the stuff. It was a quality time with our local surf crews, young-up and-comers to old school legends and everyone in between!

Photos: Yvonne Falk

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SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA - September 24, 2015

Our San Luis Obispo premiere of Psychic Migrations was held at the historical Fremont Theatre and it surely did not disappoint. Two stars of the movie, Nate Tyler and Ryan Burch, were happy to make the trip to this premiere and had a ton of goodies to throw out to the crowd. One stoked grom even scored a surfboard from Nate! We are happy to report that grom safely made it out of the theatre without getting mobbed by his peers. In all, it was an excellent evening, coupled by an aesthetically-creative theatre setting and a great crew of folks.

Photos: Tyler Kitzman

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ENCINITAS, CA - September 26, 2015

The Psychic Migrations premiere in Encinitas parked itself at the lovely La Paloma Theatre and opened its doors to a full line of enthusiastic movie-goers. The line wrapped around the block, filled with young grommets, teenage youth, moms and pops, and just flat out salty surfers. Hometown hero, Ryan Burch, introduced the film with Director Ryan Thomas and threw out lots of Volcom product into the rowdy crowd. A great way to end the California leg of the Psychic Migrations premiere tour.

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