Amazing ESPN’s 30 for 30 Short | I Am Yup’ik


Basketball is life in this town, the  mixture of two cultures, and a really interesting journey  starts on Nelson Island School in Toksook Bay, Alaska where the weather and life conditions are somehow extreme.

A 16-year-old Alaskan Yup’ik teenager leaves his tiny village and travels across hundreds of miles of frozen tundra to compete in a basketball tournament and bring pride to his village.

Directors: Daniele Anastasion & Nathan Golon
Director of Photography: Nathan Golon
Producer: Patrick White
Editor: Matt Cascella
Original Music: Brooke Blair & Will Blair
Production Manager: Elyse Kelly
Assistant Editor: Shane Alcock
Post Production Services: Final Frame
Post Production Sound Facility: Creative Audio Post

 

For ESPN Films
Executive Producers: John Dahl, Libby Geist & Connor Schell
Senior Producer: Erin Leyden
Producers: Shaun Alperin & Deirdre Fenton

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