'Bending Colours,' director Kai Neville's extraordinary profile of surfing superstar Jordy Smith, premieres in Santa Cruz, California, tonight at 8 p.m. PST and surfing fans around the world will get to watch the epic film live streamed for free.
Shot in Indonesia, South Africa and Hawaii over the course of a year, 'Bending Colours' tells the story of Jordy's progression from a teenage prodigy to becoming one of the world's best surfers.
"I wanted to document the free surfing of Jordy, from the early years to today. How he's grown as a surfer", says Neville, who most has earned himself the reputation of being a visionary in the genre of surf documentary.
"I want to push surfing in that direction, show off the progressive moves, introduce interesting characters and just make it rad and fun." -- Kai Neville
Nevlile's last release 'Dear Suburbia,' was a super stylized series of vignettes that cut between incredible surf footage with avant-garde profiles of the surfers, which included Kolohe Andino, Evan Geiselman and Dane Reynolds.
"There are some really creative and talented surfers in the world and they need a creative outlet other than competition surfing," Neville recently told RedBull.com. "I want to push surfing in that direction, show off the progressive moves, introduce interesting characters and just make it rad and fun."
To watch 'Bending Colours' (and the preceding red carpet ceremony from the O'Neill Cold Water Classic in Santa Cruz) for free, tune into www.RedBull.tv. Once the premiere is over, the movie will be played on a continuous loop for 24 hours.
From November 6, 'Bending Colours' will be available on iTunes, DVD and Blu-Ray.
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