Tribeca Sets ESPN '30 for 30' 10-Year Anniversary Panel (Exclusive)
Executive vice president of the sports cable network Connor Schell, 'O.J.: Made in America' director Ezra Edelman and Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney are set to discuss the documentary series.
The Tribeca Film Festival is set to celebrate the 10th anniversary of ESPN's 30 for 30 documentary series with a panel discussion exploring the evolution of sports documentaries and the 30 for 30 brand.
The talk will feature ESPN executive vice president content and 30 for 30 co-creator Connor Schell; Ezra Edelman, who directed O.J.: Made in America to the 2017 Oscar for best documentary; Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney, who directed a number of 30 for 30 docs; and the Emmy-winning director of the Duke lacrosse case doc Fantastic Lies, Marina Zenovich.
ESPN's E:60 correspondent Chris Connelly will moderate the panel, set to take place on Sunday, May 5, the final day of this year's edition of the Tribeca Film Festival, at 3:30 p.m.
The 18th annual Tribeca Film Festival is set to run from April 24-May 5 in New York, opening with the world premiere of Roger Ross Williams' Apollo Theater doc The Apollo and closing with the world premiere of Danny Boyle's Beatles film Yesterday. The 30 for 30 panel joins a lineup that also includes talks with Jennifer Lawrence, David O. Russell, Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Michael J. Fox, Guillermo del Toro, Queen Latifah and Sarah Silverman, among others.