Created in March 2008, ESPN Films produces high-quality films showcasing compelling sports stories. In October 2009, ESPN Films launched the Peabody Award-winning and Emmy-nominated 30 for 30 film series. Inspired by ESPN’s 30th Anniversary, the films that made up the series were a thoughtful and innovative reflection on the past three decades told through the lens of diverse and interesting sports fans and social commentators.
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Versus, a short film series from ESPN Films and executive produced by Eva Longoria, will feature four additional titles premiering in 2015. Eva Longoria’s Versus debuted May 8 with “Go Sebastien Go!,” directed by Longoria, and the remaining films will continue rolling out with one per month through September. The topics will look at female … Read More
ESPN Films to Launch New Shorts Series, It’s Not Crazy, It’s Sports, Directed by Errol Morris Set to Premiere March 1
ESPN Films today announced a new primetime special, It’s Not Crazy, It’s Sports, directed by Academy Award-winning director Errol Morris (The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara, Thin Blue Line, The Unknown Known) which will air Sunday, March 1 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN. Evolving ESPN’s long-running brand … Read More
Unprecedented distribution for film about former sports marketing executive Sonny Vaccaro; TV premiere on April 16 For the first time ever, ESPN Films will premiere a full-length 30 for 30 film digitally. “Sole Man” will debut on Grantland.com in six parts—one chapter per day—from April 6 through 10, with the final two chapters on the … Read More
In the days leading up to Super Bowl XLIX, ESPN will premiere a special one-hour documentary from ESPN Films and NFL Films focusing on four photographers who have taken pictures at all 48 Super Bowls. “Keepers of the Streak” will premiere on Friday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN. “Keepers of the Streak” … Read More