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Posted by Jennifer Cingari on March 10, 2014

ESPN Announces New Content Unit, Exit 31

To focus on expanding creative storytelling beyond traditional content areas, ESPN is forming Exit 31, a creative enterprise that will combine the resources of three existing units – ESPN Films, Grantland and FiveThirtyEight – under one umbrella. The group – whose name refers to the exit off Interstate 84 which leads to ESPN’s Bristol headquarters – will experiment with subjects, formats, editorial approaches and platforms to create [...]

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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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