Mike McCoy the founder of Bandito Brothers was "born on a motorcycle." Receiving a bike for his first birthday, McCoy dropped his training wheels at age three and started racing at age four. From his early start, McCoy grew to become one of the most successful motorcycle racers of his generation, winning multiple championships, most notably the legendary Baja 500 and Baja 1000.
After a string of injuries took their toll, McCoy retired from professional racing to pursue a career in the film industry. Mike spent years working in almost every capacity for the legendary director Joe Pytka. Eventually transitioning from production into stunts, he quickly became one of the top stuntmen in the film industry, working with such notable directors such as Tony Scott, Rob Cohen, and John McTiernen.
In 2004, McCoy leveraged his experiences in the film industry by producing and starring in the critically acclaimed feature film "Dust to Glory." He has since gone on to produce and direct many other film and commercial projects.
Paralleling his racing and film success, Mike also has a distinguished career as an entrepreneur and executive. In 2002 he founded technology firm Sample Digital, Inc. Sample Digital has grown to become a premier provider of digital media software and encoding services to clients including Disney, Sony, Universal, Paramount, Intel, Microsoft, Movielink, and many others. In 2007, Sample Digital consummated a roll-up transaction, whereby it has become the largest single provider of digital dailies, encoding and production workflow services for the television and film industry.
Mr. McCoy brings his vast experiences as a successful racer, stuntman, producer, director and technology entrepreneur to Bandito Brothers, a full service media solution that creates, produces, manages and distributes audio visual content.Download Bio as PDF