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“Willie,” The Incredible Life Story of Trailblazer and Hockey Hall of Famer Willie O’Ree, Announced Distribution Deal With ESPN

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Bryant McBride and Laurence Mathieu-Leger, producers of the critically-acclaimed documentary “Willie,” today announced a partnership with ESPN to air the film this spring in celebration of Black History Month. The film will be available through the month of February on ESPN Streaming On Demand, and will have four airings on ...

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‘A Most Beautiful Thing,’ Produced By Hill, Wade, Opening Theatrically March 27

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The documentary feature, A Most Beautiful Thing, narrated and executive produced by Common, a Grammy, Oscar and Emmy award-winning artist, executive produced by NBA Stars Grant Hill and Dwyane Wade along with Grammy-winning producer 9th Wonder and directed by award-winning filmmaker Mary Mazzio, chronicles the first African American high school rowing team in America. The story begins in the most surprising ...

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Waltrip-Earnhardt Feature Documentary ‘Blink of an Eye’ Set For September 6 Debut

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The latest work of groundbreaking filmmaker and multi Emmy-winning Director, Producer and Writer, Paul Taublieb of Taublieb Films, is the feature documentary Blink of an Eye. Set to debut on September, 5, 2019 for a one-week, Academy Award-qualifying run in New York, and on September 6 in Los Angeles, the ...

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Off Media to Produce Documentary About Yankee Great, Yogi Berra

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Off Media announced today that it is producing a documentary, entitled It Ain’t Over, about the incredible life and career of baseball Hall of Famer, Yogi Berra. The legendary New York Yankee was arguably the greatest catcher to ever play the game, but his skill on the field has long ...

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Whistle Acquires Digital Studio New Form

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Whistle, the global sports and entertainment media brand that creates, curates and distributes content for young audiences, announced today that it acquired New Form, a highly acclaimed digital entertainment studio based in Los Angeles. The acquisition immediately strengthens the combined company’s content slate and positions it to bring a robust ...

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Mississippi Doc Series Opens With Chronicle Of South Panola HS Football

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Batesville, Miss., population about 7,500 at the 2010 census, wouldn’t seem at first glance to be the ideal location for a national high school football power. But as the debut film in the “Between the Pines: Mississippi’s Greatest Sports Stories” series, “The University of South Panola (USP),” which debuted in ...

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Second film of new Mississippi sports documentary series to air statewide next week

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The second film of a new original sports documentary series called “Between the Pines,” tracing the rich history, tradition and passion behind Mississippi’s greatest sports stories, will air on television stations across the state and in Memphis next weekend. “The Vet,” produced by Bash Brothers Media and presented by C Spire, airs on Nov. 17 and ...

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ESPN Set for Two Weekly College Football Docuseries

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With the 150th anniversary of college football arriving in 2019, ESPN is embarking on a year-long, multi-platform storytelling experience that was initially announced in August 2017. As part of the initiative, two weekly documentary series will be launched, with both capturing the pageantry and passion of a sport that is an ...

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‘Running For Good’ Fiona Oakes Documentary Debuts October 11

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From Executive Producer James Cromwell and award-winning director Keegan Kuhn (What The Health, Cowspiracy) comes the full-length documentary about ultra-marathoner Fiona Oakes—Running For Good. Narrated by best-selling author, ultra-athlete Rich Roll, and told through a series of intimate conversations and gut-wrenching footage from locations such as the Sahara Desert, the ...

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’39 Seconds’ Filmmakers Launch Kickstarter Fund

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As we reported here back in December, a team of filmmakers is working on a film, 39 Seconds, about the legacy of John Donaldson, early 20th century baseball star whose influence has largely been forgotten. Today, on the 127th anniversary of Donaldson’s birth, the group is launching a Kickstarter campaign, ...

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