28 Dec NFL Films & The San Francisco Symphony: A Concert of Champions
Few experiences are as collectively exciting as live sport and live music. Just days before Super Bowl 50 storms the Bay Area, the San Francisco Symphony and NFL Films invite you to meet them at the intersection of art and football with NFL Films & The San Francisco Symphony: A Concert of Champions, hosted by NFL Hall of Fame running back Marcus Allen, with conductor Joshua Gersen.
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 8:00pm
Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 8:00pm
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 5:00pm
NFL Films & The San Francisco Symphony: A Concert of Champions features the iconic, Emmy award-winning sports filmmaking of NFL Films—cinema that combines sweeping images of stadium pageantry, stirring music, and dramatic script lines—on the big screen with a live score performed by the San Francisco Symphony, A Concert of Champions promises to unite sports fans and arts supporters as no other evening can.
About NFL Films
Winner of 121 Emmy Awards, NFL Films is widely recognized as one of the most honored filmmakers in television. NFL Films’ commitment to creative excellence and technological innovation tests the limits of motion picture and television production.
In 1962, Ed Sabol and his entrepreneurial spirit laid the foundation for NFL Films by acquiring the film rights for that year’s NFL Championship Game. From there, the company blossomed under the artistic vision of his son, Steve Sabol.
NFL Films was not only the first to use ground-level slow motion in sports cinematography, they were also the first to score original music for its sports films. These cinematic scores are undoubtedly one of the most recognized facets of the company. From the their original composer Sam Spence, to the current day David Robidoux and Tom Hedden, NFL Films’ has won countless Emmy Awards for its film scores.
Each year, NFL Films produces more than 600 hours of new NFL programming, continuing the original vision of the Sabols and honored tradition of the National Football League.