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[09/15/10 - 08:26 AM]
ESPN Presents ESPN Films '30 for 30' DVD Gift Set
The six-disc collection, due December 7, features the first 15 films in the series.

[via press release from ESPN]

ESPN Presents ESPN Films '30 for 30' DVD Gift Set - Volume 1 with First 15 Films from the Critically Acclaimed Film Series on December 7

ESPN Home Entertainment, in conjunction with Team Marketing, will release ESPN Films "30 for 30" Gift Set - Volume 1, which includes the first 15 films from the critically acclaimed series, on December 7, 2010 in time for holiday gift buying and the culmination of the series' 18-month run on ESPN. The six-disc "30 for 30" gift set, the first in a series of a three-part collection, presents extraordinary sports stories from the last 30 years from the creative vision of some of today's finest directors.

From Barry Levinson and Peter Berg to Steve James, Brett Morgen and Ice Cube, each filmmaker brings their unique perspective and a universal love of sports to their film. The films were official selections from the Sundance, Toronto, Tribeca and South by Southwest Film Festivals, making this collection of remarkable films a must-have for any film fan. Additionally, the series is among the highest rated documentaries on ESPN.

Among the films in ESPN Films "30 for 30" Gift Set - Volume 1 are: Kings Ransom directed by Peter Berg, The Band That Wouldn't Die directed by Academy Award-winner Barry Levinson, Muhammad & Larry by Academy Award-nominee Albert Maysles and Bradley Kaplan, The U by Billy Corben, Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. the New York Knicks by Peabody Award-winner director Dan Klores, No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson directed by Academy Award-nominee Steve James, Straight Outta L.A. directed by Ice Cube and June 17th, 1994 by Academy Award-nominee Brett Morgen. The complete list of films and information included here.

In addition to the first 15 films in the series, the six-disc gift set includes more than four hours of bonus features, including deleted scenes, extended interviews, trailers and director's statements. Total running time is 1161 Minutes.

The "30 for 30" Gift Set has a suggested retail price of $74.95 (DVD).

Street Date: December 7, 2010

Direct prebook: 10/12/10

Distributor prebook: 10/26/10

Street Date: 12/07/10

Pricing: $74.95 SRP (DVD)

Run Time: 1161 Minutes

Aspect Ratio: Widescreen

Audio: Stereo

Languages: English

Close Captions: Yes

Film Festival Selections

Official Selection - 2009 Toronto International Film Festival: Kings Ransom, The Band That Wouldn't Die

Official Selection - 2010 Sundance Film Festival: Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs The New York Knicks

Official Selection - 2010 South by Southwest Film Festival: No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson

Official Selection - 2010 Tribeca Film Festival: Straight Outta L.A.

The gift set release will be supported with a national consumer sweepstakes giving fans a chance to win a trip for two to the 2011 Tribeca / ESPN Sports Film Festival.

ESPN Films "30 for 30" Gift Set - Volume 1 DVD cover art

About ESPN Films

Part of the ESPN Content Development group, ESPN Films presents quality scripted and documentary film projects for television and theatrical release, including "30 for 30," a celebration of the last three decades of sports timed with ESPN's 30th anniversary and the recently announced motion picture project "Lombardi" to be produced in conjunction with the NFL, Andell Entertainment and Tribeca Productions. For more on ESPN Films: http://www.espnmediazone3.com/us/media-kits/espn-films/

About ESPN Home Entertainment

ESPN Home Entertainment, a division of ESPN Enterprises, is a leader in providing sports fans with quality home entertainment products, including critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and instructional DVDs. ESPN Home Entertainment is one of many business units within ESPN, Inc., the world's leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring a portfolio of over 50 multimedia sports assets.

About Team Marketing

Team Marketing, a division of Wax Works / Videoworks, is a leading distributor of sports related content on DVD.. Headquartered in Owensboro, Kentucky, Team Marketing works in partnership with all the major studios as well as independent producers and suppliers of sports content to deliver top tier releases on DVD to retailers and sub-distributors across the United States and Canada.





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