ESPN Films

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About ESPN Films

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.

 

 

Press Releases

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Posted by Jennifer Cingari on October 29, 2014

30 for 30 Continues November 4 with “Brothers in Exile”

“Brothers in Exile” Trailer: http://es.pn/1wDKaKY Film tells the incredible story of former MLB pitchers Livan and Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez Major League Baseball has been transformed by the influx of Cuban players like Aroldis Chapman, Yasiel Puig and Jose Abreu. But a special debt of gratitude is owed to two half-brothers whose courage two decades [...]

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Posted by Jennifer Cingari on September 30, 2014

30 for 30 Returns with “Playing for the Mob” Premiering Oct 7

ESPN Films’ award-winning 30 for 30 documentary series returns next week with “Playing for the Mob,” premiering on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN. The film, which delves into how mobster Henry Hill once helped orchestrate the fixing of Boston College basketball games, is narrated by actor Ray Liotta, who played Hill [...]

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Bios

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Bill Simmons
ESPN Columnist, Special Contributor and Editor-in-Chief of Grantland.com

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John Dahl
Executive Producer, ESPN Films

Connor Schell

Connor Schell
Vice President and Executive Producer, ESPN Films and Original Content

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