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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ESPN Films’ SEC Storied series returns on Sunday, May 1 at 9 p.m. ET, with the premiere of “Norm. It is the 25th film in the series. SEC Storied: Norm presented by Auto Owners Insurance centers on Stewart’s life as an athlete, a husband, a coach and a cancer survivor.The film is directed by Peabody Award-winner Fritz Mitchell (“It’s Time: The Story of Brad Gaines and Chucky Mullins”, “Ghosts of Ole Miss”).
“Tiger Hood” Debuts Tomorrow “A.C. Green: Iron Virgin” Short Narrated by Will Ferrell and Executive Produced by Adam McKay ESPN Films’ award-winning 30 for 30 Shorts documentary series returns with a spring lineup of five new short films debuting every Tuesday (with the exception of April 26) over the next six weeks. The films will … Read More
ESPN Audio will offer its first long-form podcasts, “Dunkumentaries,” a five-part series celebrating basketball’s most powerful shot by examining its history, memorable moments, impact and future. To The project is a collaboration between ESPN Audio and ESPN Films, and is sponsored by Seat Geek. All five episodes will be published Tuesday, April 5; they range in length from 12 to 20 minutes. They will be available on the ESPN app, iTunes, and other podcast platforms/apps, as well as on the web, including ESPN.com and espnW.com.
ESPN Films’ Peabody and Emmy Award-winning 30 for 30 documentary series returns with “This Magic Moment” on Thursday, April 14, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.
ESPN Films and ABC Announce June Air Dates for the Highly Anticipated 30 for 30 Documentary Event “O.J.: Made in America”
This June, ESPN Films will debut the group’s most ambitious project to date, “O.J.: Made in America.” The film had its highly acclaimed world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January and is the first episodic documentary by ESPN Films, starting a new chapter for the 30 for 30 brand. Today, ESPN and ABC announce the premiere schedule with “OJ: Made in America – Part 1” premiering in primetime on ABC at 9 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 11.