Audiences are able to experience visual delight in this whirlwind of colour and light throughout Vivid Sydney. Artistic inspiration and direction is drawn from Audio Creatures’ Ash Bolland, while the music breathing life into the sails is by Brazilian sound designer Amon Tobin. Visual content and animation are by Olympic veterans Spinifex. Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney. Free event. Daily, 6pm-11pm. Inquiries: (02) 9931 1111 or online. Until June 17. Guo Jian Game Changer: Oliver Stone Oliver Stone is the lauded Academy Award-winning figure who has written and directed more than 20 feature films, including Scarface, Natural Born Killers, Nixon, JFK, Platoon and The Doors. Stone’s most recent films present a realistic and truthful presentation of the world. As part of Vivid Ideas, Oliver Stone will be sharing his philosophy on telling difficult stories, navigating controversy and resistance, and discussing how his take on the interplay between writer, storyteller and director has solidified his place in cinematic history.