The Day James Gandolfini came to NFL Films
America's Game, Looking Back

The Day James Gandolfini came to NFL Films


While Tony Soprano will always be the largest credit on the resume of James Gandolfini, the late actor’s career also included several appearances in the recording studio for NFL Films.  While  it’s well known that … MORE ►

This Date in Football: Vince Lombardi “Turns” 100
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This Date in Football: Vince Lombardi “Turns” 100

One century ago today, June 11, 1913, Vincent Thomas Lombardi came into the world.  Today, we salute the late, great Lombardi – one of American sports’ greatest coaches and the namesake of pro football’s biggest … MORE ►

Backstage Pass: Slayer, Journey, and NFL Films
Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

Backstage Pass: Slayer, Journey, and NFL Films

You know NFL Films from decades of America’s Game, Football Follies, Hard Knocks and slow motion close-ups of the NFL’s most exciting moments. What you may not know is that the Vault at 1 Sabol … MORE ►

Deacon Jones: The Birth of a Films Vault Legend
Paul Camarata, Tales from the Vault

Deacon Jones: The Birth of a Films Vault Legend

It’s long been the observation of one of my fellow Films producers that nearly every NFL player he’s ever met has a noteworthy physical presence, either surprisingly smaller or remarkably bigger than the producer was … MORE ►

Tales from the Vault: Jonathan Winters Takes his Talents to the Gridiron
Follies, Tales from the Vault

Tales from the Vault: Jonathan Winters Takes his Talents to the Gridiron

LAST MONTH LEGENDARY COMIC JONATHAN WINTERS DIED AT THE AGE OF 87.  FAMOUS FOR “IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD, WORLD,” AND A STAPLE OF STAGE AND SCREEN FOR DECADES, WINTERS WAS WIDELY KNOWN MORE ►

Pat Summerall: A Life Remembered
Looking Back, New York Giants, Profiles in Greatness

Pat Summerall: A Life Remembered

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This was Matt Barkley in High School
Films Encore, TCIPF Staff

This was Matt Barkley in High School

Before he was a polarizing NFL prospect, or a star at USC, Matt Barkley was a four year starter and High School Player of the Year at Mater Dei High School in Orange County, … MORE ►

Tebowing breaks her maiden in thrilling fashion
Films Encore, NFL Films Presents, Paul Camarata, TCIPF Staff

Tebowing breaks her maiden in thrilling fashion

We recently received word from our friend Billy Koch at Little Red Feather Racing, that earlier this month the stable’s talented filly Tebowing broke her maiden.   Tebowing’s rally to a dramatic victory in the closing … MORE ►

The Material Girl meets a Man on Wire
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The Material Girl meets a Man on Wire

Beyonce’s Super Bowl XLVII performance was only the latest reminder that the NFL has come a long way from the days of Up With People or trumpeter Al Hirt serving as the halftime entertainment at … MORE ►

When the Red Sox and Patriots shared the Green Monster
Chip Swain, Films Encore, NFL Films Presents, TCIPF Staff

When the Red Sox and Patriots shared the Green Monster

The Patriots won’t be on the field again for months.  But with their rose hose-wearing cousins the Red Sox opening their 2013 spring training schedule tomorrow, we’re taking a look back at the story of … MORE ►