August 10 2012
MALAKYE.COM INTERVIEWS CYRUS ABOUT HIS ON THOUGHTS ON KICKSTARTER
The action sports job website Malakye.com just posted an interview with some creative individuals including Cyrus Sutton about their thoughts on using Kickstarter as a means to get funding for creative ideas. Read the interview.
August 06-11 2012
'Concrete Week' airs on Korduroy featuring 4 shows from some of pool skatings most influential skaters including Bucky Lasek, Grant Brittian, Chris Miller, and Jordan Richter.
August 05 2012
The Fruits of Dystopia on Vimeo Staff Picks
Cyrus's latest clip, The Fruits of Dystopia, is selected to be on the esteemed Vimeo Staff Picks channel. See the video
July 18 2012
Q&A with KTV Blog Manager, Reis Paluso, on Malakye.com
KTV blogger, Reis Paluso, gets interview by the action sports business resource Malakye where he describes the inner workings of our collective and where Korduroy is headed. Read the interview.
July 14 2012
#showusyourquiver Session 2 Results
Our follow up session to the #showusyourquiver contest on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook saw another 200+ entries from all across the globe. View the winners.
May 11 2012
#showusyourquiver Session 1 results
Our initial foam and glass litmus test came back with over 200 entries via Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and email rendering the kick-off to #showusyourquiver a successful virtual event that was a blast to curate. Read more about the winners
April 25 2012
#showusyourquiver campaign on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
A new campaign to see the various quivers of our fan base. Read more
April 14 2012
Camp Korduroy with Kickstarter Crew
After raising over $13,000 after prize costs and fees, and launching our new website with revamped shows, we had our inaugural Camp Korduroy workshop at our headquarters in sunny San Diego for our top Kickstarter backers - Per Anderson, Todd Anderson, Matt Thomson and Gustavo Oliva.
April 13 2012
ANOTHER DAY IN THE LIFE OF WAYNE LYNCH TAKES 'BEST SHORT' AT SDSFF
Cyrus's short, Another Day in the Life of Wayne Lynch, took top honors against some stiff competition for 'Best Short' at the San Diego Surf Film Festival.
April 03 2012
Korduroy on Mashable.com
Mashable.com runs an article on the recent influx of creative surf projects getting their funding from new sources, namely Kickstarter.com. Read the article.
March 29 2012
Korduroy 2.0 goes live!
Korduroy 2.0 goes live on the web.
March 21 2012
Korduroy in The Coast News
Korduroy is featured in The Coast News, a local North County San Diego publication. Read more.
March 19 2012
DIY Surf Filmmaking in Huck Magazine
Chris Nelson writes about the state of online entertainment and how that is affecting the independent or DIY filmmaker, including KorduroyTV. Read the article.
February 29 2012
Korduroy 2.0 goes into beta
We launched the beta version of Korduroy 2.0 with all new features, shows, and Makers!
December 31 2011
Your Favorite Shows of 2011
Looking at the numbers, it's offical...the top KorduroyTV shows of 2011 are How To Claim, Cy & Ed's Mexcellent Adventure, How To Live In A Van, Cardiff Kook Dinosaur Attack, and Shane Herring InnerViews. Read more
December 12-13 2011
Korduroy Kickstarter Project
We successfully funded a Kickstarter campaign, raising over $21K from our fans to fund our 2012 season of show. Read more
November 26 2011
Under The Sun available on TheSurfNetwork.com
You can now enjoy Under the Sun via digital download or pay per view via TheSurfNetwork.com
November 14 2011
Under the Sun reviewed on Tunnelism
Tunnelism shares their thoughts on Under the Sun. Read more
November 12 2011
KorduroyTV recycled wax
Teaming up the Sticky Bumps and Bird's Surf Shed, Korduroy creates the first run of recycled wax. By stripping the wax off his collection of boards, Bird provided Sticky Bumps with large wax ball which was in turn melted down and given a new life.
November 12 2011
Under the Sun at Bird's Surf Shed
The Couch Tour makes it final stop in San Diego at Bird's Surf Shed.
November 05 2011
Under the Sun at Patagonia Ventura
The Couch Tour brings Under the Sun to Ventura for a screening at Patagonia headquarters.
November 04 2011
Under the Sun in the Outer Banks
Under the Sun makes a stop in the Outer Banks at the Avon Volunteer Fire Station thanks to Jamie McClellan. All proceeds went to the fire station for their efforts in helping after Hurricane Irene.
November 03 2011
Under the Sun in Portland
Under the Sun screens in Portland, OR at Living Room Theaters in front of a sold out crowd. Cyrus was in attendance to answer questions and share his experiences with the film. Thanks to Keith Novosel for hosting and helping set up a successful event.
October 26-04 2011
Under the Sun Couch Tour Contest
We decided to deviate from a traditional tour for the release of Under the Sun on DVD. Instead we created a unique way to tour the film by creating a contest where we asked our fans to submit an entry as to why they want to host a screening of Under the Sun for their friends. We chose our favorite 6 entries which received a custom DVD screener of the film, Patagonia gear, a DSLR Lensbaby lens, and free snacks from Tropi Treats. We received over 40 entries from all over the world including the UK, Brazil, Australia, Spain, France, Canada, and more.
October 13 2011
Stoked and Broke in the London Surf Film Festival
Stoked and Broke screens at the first annual London Surf Film Festival.
October 10-11 2011
Sacred Craft in Del Mar
Sacred Craft returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds in 2011. The Korduroy Film Lounge returns as well, this time our largest booth thus far, with more KTV shorts, popcorn, Tropi Treats and fun!
October 09 2011
Inside Under The Sun Photo Feature on TheInertia.com
Cyrus shares a photo portfolio of Under the Sun on TheInertia.com. See the feature
October 01 2011
Wayne Lynch POV Short screens at the Candian Surf Film Festival
Cy's POV Short of The Surfers Journal on Wayne Lynch screens at the 2011 Candian Surf Film Festival.
September 29 2011
Under The Sun DVD goes on sale
Cyrus and Kordruoy are excited to announce the much anticipated release of Under the Sun on DVD.
September 17-18 2011
Korduroy at the Cardiff Surf Classic and ReRip Green Festival
Korduroy gets involved with the local Cardiff Surf Classic and ReRip Green Festival at Seaside Reef screening KTV shorts, some tarp surfing, and more.
September 15 2011
Death of the Surf Film in Surfer Magazine
Cyrus shares his thoughts on surf films and their future with Surfer Magazine as Under the Sun gets released on DVD. Read more
September 11 2011
Handplane Class with Cyrus at Grain Surfboards
Cyrus hosts a handplane workshop at Grain Surfboards in Maine alongside the Re-Evolution of Surfing event. Read more
September 03-09 2011
Surf For Life Trip to El Salvador
Korduroy's Reis Paluso heads down to El Cuco, El Salvador to help with the contstruction of a high school and to shoot a short video on the trip with Danny Hess, Jay Nelson, Holly Beck and more. See the video
August 26 2011
Surf For Life and Korduroy Double Feature in San Francisco
Surf For Life and Korduroy host a fundraiser in San Francisco at the Victoria Theater featuring the screening of Under the Sun and Stoked and Broke to raise money for the construction of a high school in El Cuco, El Salvador.
August 22-02 2011
How To Claim Contest
After the viral Surf Sufficient on How to Claim, Korduroy hosts a "How To Claim Contest", with Bo Van Veen taking top honors. Read more
August 15 2011
Cyrus goes on the Mikey Show (FM949) to discuss the Cardiff Kook Pterodactyl
After releasing our "behind the scenes" of the Cardiff Kook Pterodactyl take over, Cyrus goes on the Mike Show on local FM949 to discuss the video and more. Listen now
August 08 2011
Cyrus, Erik and Derek Dunfee make "How To Claim" Surf Sufficient
Cyrus, Erik Derman and Derek Dunfee combine efforts to create a "How To Claim" Surf Sufficient, which goes viral on the web. Watch the show
August 05-07 2011
UTS Virtual Premiere on theSurfNetwork.com
TheSurfNetwork.com hosts a virtual premiere of Under The Sun for Labor Day weekend.
July 31 2011
Final Cut X Review on Gizmodo
Cyrus shares why he thinks the newest version of Final Cut Pro X Should Be Called Final Cut Amateur on Gizmodo. Read his review
July 22-28 2011
Wayne Lynch POV Shorts on The Surfers Journal
Cyrus's 2 part "Another Day in the Life of Wayne Lynch" POV Shorts for the Surfers Journal are released online. View Part 1 & Part 2
July 17 2011
Stoked and Broke wins Best Film at International Surf Film Festival Anglet in France
Stoked and Broke takes home top honors for Best Film at Internat'l Surf Film Festival Anglet in France. Read more
June 20 2011
Stoked and Broke screens in Burleigh Heads for International Surfing Day
Stoked and Broke screens onInternational Surfing Day at Point Break Bar and Grill in Burleigh Heads, Australia.
May 16 2011
Cy's Top 10 Surf Films in Surfer Magazine
Cyrus shares his top 10 must-see surf films on SurferMag.com. Read more
April 27 2011
Stoked and Broke in the Newport Beach Film Festival
Stoked and Broke screens at the 2011 Newport Beach Film Festival.
April 14 2011
Cyrus in the Patagonia Digital Surf Catalog
Cy's POV handplane photograph makes it in the 2011 Patagonia Digital Surf Catalog. See the photo
April 01 2011
Cy in Oz
Cyrus heads to Australia to tour Stoked and Broke and film with some of Australia's most promenint surfing figures including Derek Hynd, Andrew Kidman, Wayne Lynch, and more.
March 19-20 2011
Sacred Craft Santa Cruz
The Korduroy Film Lounge makes it was up to Santa Cruz for another great Sacred Craft event.
March 19-20 2011
Korduroy Film Lounge at Sacred Craft in Santa Cruz
This time around we decided to create a comfortable place for people to our shows, eat some treats, and just relax in the midst of the rest of the convention going on....the Korduroy Film Lounge.
February 24 2011
Stoked and Broke in Tracks Magazine
Stoked and Broke gets a write up in the Aussie magazine, Tracks. View article
February 08 2011
Stoked and Broke available on theSurfNetwork.com
You can now watch Stoked and Broke on-demand on your computer! Watch now
February 04 2011
Stoked and Broke in the Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Stoked and Broke screens in Santa Barbara for the first time at the SB Internat'l Film Festival.
February 01 2011
Cyrus in Surfing World Magazine
Surfing World catches up with Cyrus to find out about his film Stoked and Broke, starting Korduroy, and more.
January 29-01 2011
Cy and ED head to Mexico for a "Mexcellent Adventure"
Cyrus and Erik head down to Mexico for a week to shoot "Cy and Ed's Mexcellent Adventure" - a three part series on riding different boards, meeting some expats and enjoying the wind. View Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3
January 21 2011
Grind TV reviews Stoked and Broke
GrindTV gives their review of Stoked and Broke and gets a quick interview with Cyrus to coincide with the film's appearance at the X-Dance awards. View review
January 21 2011
Stoked and Broke wins "Best Story" at X-Dance in Utah
Stoked and Broke Director of Photography, Troy Brajkovich was in Salt Lake City last weekend to accept the award for Best Story at the 2011 X-Dance Film Festival. Read More or View the Acceptance Speech
December 24 2010
First KTV 3D show
Cyrus films in Hawaii with his custom made 3D camera rig that he developed with Mike Sheldrake (cardboard surfboard dude). View the clip
November 01 2010
Korduroy in November issue of Surfer Magazine
Korduroy gets profiled in the November issue of Surfer Magazine.
October 05 2010
Stoked and Broke wins "Best Film" at the Canadian Surf Film Festival
The first ever Canadian Surf Film Festival took place September 30th to October 2nd. Stoked and Broke took home top honors for "Best Film". Read More
September 12 2010
Cyrus and Ryan on local Channel 6 "The CW" morning news
Cyrus and Ryan Burch talk about the film in studio on the weekend morning news.
September 09 2010
Stoked and Broke sells out 2 shows at La Paloma in Encinitas
The hometown crowd showed up in full force to the La Paloma premiere in Encinitas on Thursday to catch the first showing of Stoked and Broke in San Diego.
September 03 2010
Korduroy in Huck Magazine
Tetsuhiko Endo explores Korduroy and gives his write up on the site in Huck Magazine. View article
September 01 2010
Stoked and Broke on local San Diego CBS news
Stoked and Broke gets some love on CBS 8 in San Diego. View clip
August 30 2010
Stoked and Broke in Transworld Surf
San Diego’s Cyrus Sutton has a knack for the unconventional. His films (and website korduroy.tv) deviate from the typical shred flick and his latest work, Stoked And Broke is another one along abnormal lines...Read full article
August 21 2010
Stoked and Broke World Premiere
The Get Stoked Tour kicked off in Long Beach beginning at Shelter Surf Shop with roller girls, knee-riders, and tons of groms having enjoying some evening blue tarp barrels followed by the world premiere screening of Stoked and Broke at the Long Beach Art Theater.
August 21-24 2010
Korduroy Virtual Film Festival #2
We picked the top 10 films from our Film Lounge at Sacred Craft in San Diego, including films from Ryan Thomas, Blank Paper Studio, Ty Williams, Dustin Miller, Trey Edwards, Michael Sander, Jeremy Asher Lynch and Nicolo Gullo, Richard Kenvin, Mick Waters, Karim Rajeb, Cyrus Sutton, Matthew McGregor-Mento, and George Trimm.
August 14-15 2010
Korduroy Film Lounge Sacred Craft in San Diego
Korduroy again hosts a short film festival at Sacred Craft, this time in downtown San Diego. Along with a great group of short films, tarp surfing was a hit with the crowd who came to enjoy surfboards, entertainment, shaping and more. Korduroy's friend Ryan Burch won the award for the Young Guns of Shaping. Watch the trailer
August 12 2010
Battle of the Blogs interview with Cyrus
Cy discusses Korduroy's Battle of the Blogs win. View inteview
July 05-05 2010
Korduroy Wins Surfer Magazine's Battle of the Blogs
Korduroy wins the first ever Battle of the Blogs by Surfer Magazine. The competition was tough going up against Arctic Surf Blog, Stab Magazine, The Three Tree, Dane Reynolds' Marine Layer Productions, and Paul Fishers' FollowTheFish.tv.
June 18 2010
Launch of Inner-Views series
We added our 5th original series to our line up of shows called Inner-Views which is a series that gets to the heart of interesting people who surf. Watch Inner-Views
April 23 2010
Cyrus in ESPN the Magazine
ESPN the Magazine features an article about the happenings of Cyrus Sutton and KorduroyTV in their “movers and shakers” section.
April 16-18 2010
KorduroyTV Virtual Film Festival
After a great response from the Sacred Craft film festival and a lot of people feeling like the missed out on the action, the Korduroy crew decided to host an online version of the film festival for one day only, featuring the top 5 fan favorites from the weekend. Viewers had a chance to check out the shorts from Jeremy Asher Lynch, Branden Aroyan, Tyler Mason, Richard Kenvin, and Cyrus Sutton. Watch the trailer
April 10-11 2010
Korduroy Film Fest Sacred Craft Film Festival in Ventura
KorduroyTV hosted the first film festival at the Sacred Craft event in Ventura. With the popcorn machine revving at full blast and cardboard seating from CardboardRobot.com, the Korduroy booth featured short films from a eclectic mix of surf filmmakers. Watch the trailer
March 29 2010
Tom’s Creation Plantation released with new ECOpack packaging
Tom's Creation Plantation was officially released with never before seen packaging. The ECOpack was designed in collaboration with the Berkeley-based GreenerPrinter and introduces the first four color, full sized 100% recycled kraft paper DVD case.
March 01 2010
Filming of Stoked and Broke
Cyrus Sutton and Ryan Burch set out on foot for a zero dollar surf staycation down the San Diego coastline equipped with handmade bamboo rickshaws, boards stacked high, and foraged food looking for fun surf and good times. From Encinitas to Point Loma, the two got some great waves, met up with a mix of characters, and slept out in some unusual places.
January 24 2010
Tom’s Creation Plantation Wins Yallingup Surf Film Festival
Tom’s Creation Plantation took home the prize for best short surf film at the Yallingup Surf Film Festival. Tom Wegener was in attendance to accept the award!
December 21 2009
KorduroyTV gets a facelift
After the initial website, Korduroy shifts gears and changes up its look with a new, easier to navigate website featuring higher quality videos, a built in blog, and more user interaction such as shaka-meters and comments.
December 04 2009
Cyrus/Alaia article in New York Times
Cyrus and the alaia get some mainstream press in the New York Times with a great article by Jamie Brisick. View Article
August 21 2009
KorduroyTV event in Maine
The Korduroy Kooks, Cyrus Sutton and Ryan Tatar, invaded Corduroy Surf Boutique and Gallery for an art show and KorduroyTV DIY demo, including the screening on Tom's Creation Plantation. Not only that, but the two scored the swell of the season with Hurricane Bill hitting the east coast throwing up pumping point break surf.
See more about it here.
August 14 2009
KorduroyTV launch party at Thalia Street Surf Shop
The official launch of the website was kicked off at Thalia Street Surf Shop in Laguna Beach with an organic sunscreen demo by Cyrus.
August 08 2009
Korduroy/Patagoina Cardiff Alaia shaping event with Jon Wegener
Patagonia Cardiff opened up their back patio for an alaia shaping demo with our good friend Jon Wegener. The event included 2 separate hour-long shaping tutorials with Jon as he mowed out 2 alaias for the crowd and answered questions on building an alaia.