Ed Sabol: 1916-2015
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Ed Sabol: 1916-2015

Ed Sabol 1916-2015Ed Sabol 1916-2015It is with very heavy hearts that we must share the news of Ed Sabol’s passing. “Big Ed,” the founder of NFL Films, was a visionary and will be deeply missed by his family here at NFL Films.

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A Discussion with Tom Chaffee, Executive Producer of “The Chief”
Looking Back, Nick Calabrese, Pittsburgh Steelers

A Discussion with Tom Chaffee, Executive Producer of “The Chief”

Editor’s Note: In the tradition of telling football stories, we reached out to Tom Chaffee who was kind enough to speak with us about his time developing the film The Chief – the story about the nationally adored Steeler’s owner,

Tales From the Vault: To Preserve and Protect
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Tales From the Vault: To Preserve and Protect

“It starts with a whistle and ends with a gun. 60 minutes of closed-in action
from kickoff to touchdown. This is pro football – the game of our time.”
THEY CALL IT PRO FOOTBALL…

Your chance to have ‘A Football Life’
A Football Life, TCIPF Staff, Uncategorized

Your chance to have ‘A Football Life’

So far this year, viewers have gotten new access and insight into the lives of Tim Tebow and Ray Lewis in Season 2 of A Football Life.  Premiering this Wednesday, September 26 at 8pm/ET only on NFL Network,

A Visit from Big Ed
Behind the Scenes, Ramblings and Rants, TCIPF Staff

A Visit from Big Ed

Our founder and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ed Sabol was in house Thursday to honor Films employees celebrating a significant anniversary: either their 10th, 25th, or 30th year with the company.  One among the honorees celebrated his 50…

It’s Baseball Season, at NFL Films?
Films Encore, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

It’s Baseball Season, at NFL Films?

With a new baseball season underway, we’re taking a look back at Ed Sabol’s original company softball team, as chronicled in the 2011 film Ed Sabol: King of Football Movies:

Tales from the Vault: Vocal Hero
Steve Seidman, Tales from the Vault

Tales from the Vault: Vocal Hero

“For this is a game for the young – a young
game for a young nation – Big Game America”

Over the past 10-15 years, many of our high profile productions, such as ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL, FOOTBALL

Ed Sabol: One More Sneak Peek
A Football Life, Behind the Scenes, Sabol, Sneak Peek, TCIPF Staff

Ed Sabol: One More Sneak Peek

Tonight is the premiere of “Ed Sabol: A Football Life” at 10 p.m. ET on NFL Network. Let’s take another advance look at the new film:

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Ed Sabol: Sneak Peek
A Football Life, Sabol, TCIPF Staff

Ed Sabol: Sneak Peek

Ed Sabol was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and honored this summer in Canton, Ohio, where former players like Michael Irvin showed him due respect.

“Ed Sabol: A Football Life” premieres this Thursday at 10 p.m. ET …

“A Football Life” Producer’s Notes: One Master and One Genius
A Football Life, Ken Rodgers, Sabol Files

“A Football Life” Producer’s Notes: One Master and One Genius

I’ve been lucky enough to have worked for some great men in my career.

My first college internship was with director Martin Scorsese; my second was with Oliver Stone.  I followed those up with low-paying jobs with actor George Clooney …