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 February 24, 2014

ESPN Films Announces Next 30 for 30 Documentary: “Requiem For The Big East”

ESPN Films’ 30 for 30 series will continue with “Requiem For The Big East,” premiering Sunday, March 16, at 9 p.m. ET after Bracketology on ESPN. The film, directed by Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ezra Edelman, explores the meteoric ascension of the Big East Conference, and how in less than a decade under the innovative leadership [...]

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Posted by Jennifer Cingari on January 11, 2014

New Film Series, “30 for 30: Soccer Stories”, Surrounding 2014 FIFA World Cup on ESPN

ESPN Films, creators of the critically-acclaimed 30 for 30 film series, will premiere a new series in April surrounding the 2014 FIFA World Cup on ESPN. 30 for 30: Soccer Stories will include a mix of standalone feature-length and 30-minute-long documentary films from an award winning group of filmmakers telling compelling narratives from around the [...]

Posted by Jennifer Cingari on December 11, 2013

Transcript: Maurice Clarett and Jim Tressel Discuss 30 for 30 Film Youngstown Boys

On Tuesday, former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett and former coach Jim Tressel joined a media conference call to discuss Youngstown Boys, an upcoming 30 for 30 documentary that explores class and power dynamics in college sports through the parallel, interconnected journeys of the one-time dynamic running back and former elite head coach. Youngstown [...]

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Bios

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Bill Simmons
ESPN Columnist, Special Contributor and Editor-in-Chief of Grantland.com; ABC/ESPN NBA Analyst

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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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