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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On Tuesday, from SEC Football Media Days, ESPN senior vice president Rosalyn Durant revealed two new ESPN Films in the “SEC Storied” collection scheduled to air on consecutive Tuesdays this fall. The first, “SEC Storied: No Experience Required,” documents the story of famed 12th Man tradition and the Texas A&M’s 1983 kickoff team. Directed by … Read More
Spike Lee’s Lil’ Joints, a short documentary series from ESPN Films that first premiered last summer, will return May 31 with four new films executive produced by award-winning producer and director Spike Lee.
The next installment in ESPN Films’ SEC Storied series, “The Walk Off,” premieres on Thursday, June 30, at 9 p.m. ET on SEC Network. The film looks at former LSU baseball player Warren Morris’ championship-winning home run in the 1996 College World Series.
30 for 30 on Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry, Co-Directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio, to Premiere July 14 on ESPN
The next installment in ESPN Films’ Emmy Award-winning 30 for 30 series will be “Doc & Darryl,” premiering Thursday, July 14, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.
The next installment in ESPN Films’ SEC Storied series, “Mighty Ruthie presented by Cooper Tire,” premieres on Sunday, May 22, at 9 p.m. ET on SEC Network. The film looks at gold medalist Ruthie Bolton, former Auburn basketball player and a victim of domestic violence who has become an advocate for women.