ESPN’s award-winning ESPN Films documentaries from will be available to fans in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) on streaming service ESPN Player. The sports documentaries can be streamed on demand by anyone subscribing to one of ESPN Player’s packages – which also offer NCAA sports, IndyCar, X Games and a host of other events.
A total of 15 films are currently available on ESPN Player, with new films available introduced each month. Many films will be from the critically acclaimed 30 for 30 series (created in 2009 to celebrate ESPN’s 30th anniversary, now featuring more than 100 films).
Commenting on the launch, Charly Classen, Vice President and General Manager, ESPN EMEA, said: “ESPN Films has redefined sports documentaries, raising the levels of production and storytelling to new heights. The quality of the series is such that they can be enjoyed by fans on non-sports fans alike, so we’re delighted to make them accessible to subscribers across EMEA.”