GREG ECONOMOU ON DEREK JETER, ESPN’S MY WISH, AND THE GAME1 PROJECT ‘NATIONAL CHAMPIONS’
LOS ANGELES, June 22, 2021 –Greg Economou is co-CEO of game1, the cutting-edge content studio that has fused sports and Hollywood—producing an array of sports-related content in conjunction with the world’s greatest athletes, teams, leagues and their counterparts in the entertainment industry. This content includes feature films, scripted and unscripted TV programming, podcasts, and an array of branded content.
TIFFANY HADDISH TO STAR AS OLYMPIC ICON FLORENCE GRIFFITH JOYNER IN GAME1 BIOPIC
LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2021 –game1 co-CEO’s Basil Iwanyk and Greg Economou will also serve as producers on this film. In addition, Flo-Jo’s widower and former coach, Al Joyner, will serve as a producer and creative consultant on the project.
STEPHAN JAMES & J.K. SIMMONS TO STAR IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL DRAMA “NATIONAL CHAMPIONS” FOR STX , RIC ROMAN WAUGH & GAME1
LOS ANGELES, APRIL 27, 2021 – by Adam Mervis and based on his play, National Champions is produced by Iwanyk and Brendon Boyea for Thunder Road and Greg Economou for game1. Executive producers are Jonathan Fuhrman of Thunder Road, Matthew Helderman and Luke Taylor of Bondit Media Capital, Christian Mercuri of The Capstone Group, Michael Smith and Adam Mervis.
WRITER / DIRECTOR GREGORY CARUSO AND NFL SUPERSTAR RUSSELL WILSON TO PARTNER WITH GAME1 ON NEW HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FILM
LOS ANGELES, November 19, 2020 –The cutting-edge sports content studio, game1, announced today that it has signed an agreement with up-and-coming writer and director, Gregory Caruso, to develop a feature film about the emotional journey of the 1959 Braddock High School football team. In addition to game1 and Caruso, Seattle Seahawks All-Pro quarterback Russell Wilson and his company West2East Empire will serve as executive producers of this film as well.
BASIL IWAYNK TAKES HOME THE 2020 NY EMMY AWARD FOR BEST SPORTS DOCUMENTARY FOR HIS FILM, “62,000:1 – THREE TEAMS, ONE CITY, ONE YEAR.”
LOS ANGELES, October 10, 2020 –In partnership with SNY, 62,000:1 tells the story of New York in 1969, a city divided and unraveled by war, riots and strikes held together by an improbable championship sports year. The film, written by Iwanyk, dives into the universal and timeless theme of fandom, never giving up, and the power of a city rallying behind its teams to overcome great odds and achieve the unthinkable.
GAME1, THE SPORTS CONTENT STUDIO IS TEAMING WITH GIFFORD MEDIA GROUP TO ADAPT FRANK GIFFORD’S BESTSELLING MEMOIR “THE GLORY GAME”
LOS ANGELES, September 8, 2020 –We are beyond excited to announce our partnership with Gifford Media Group for our upcoming docuseries that will chronicle the modern NFL.
GAME1 PARTNERS WITH ALLIED SPORTS TO PRODUCE EMPOWERING BRANDS
LOS ANGELES, August 24, 2020 –We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Allied Sports. With this partnership, Allied Sports is helping game1 change the branded content landscape by empowering brands to make the shift from sponsors to storytellers.
GAME1 PARTNERS WITH VY ESPORTS TO PRODUCE PREMIUM CONTENT PROJECTS
LOS ANGELES, August 06, 2020 –We are excited to announce our partnership with VY Esports! Together we will bring elevated content to the world of esport.
BASIL IWANYK – SPORTS MANAGEMENT SPEAKER
LOS ANGELES, August 19, 2020 –Basil Iwanyk joins the University of Michigan’s School of Kinesiology, Sports Management for their Summer Speaker Session hosted by Barry Karlberg.
GREG ECONOMOU – SPORTS GOES TO HOLLYWOOD
LOS ANGELES, August 6, 2020 –Sports Industry veteran Greg Economou, Co-Founder & Partner of game1 discusses “Sports goes to Hollywood” with Marcus Luer on the Sports Marketing Entrepreneur Podcast.
GAME1 CONTENT STUDIO LAUNCHES WITH JAMES HARDEN AND DANICA PATRICK ON BOARD
LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2020 –Sports Industry veteran Greg Economou, Thunder Road Pictures founder Basil Iwanyk, and former ESPN SportsCenter host Michael Smith are partnering up with top athletes and filmmakers to elevate sports content.
HOW A MARKETING EXECUTIVE, A MOVIE PRODUCER AND A JOURNALIST AIM TO SHAKE UP SPORTS STORYTELLING
LOS ANGELES, June 29, 2020 –game1, a new sports oriented content studio from industry heavyweights Greg Economou, Basil Iwanyk and Michael Smith will leverage their diverse backgrounds to partner marquee teams and athletes with top Hollywood storytellers to produce everything from feature films and full-length documentaries to all-access shows, branded content and even podcasts.
GAME1 ANNOUNCES NEW ELEVATED CONTENT PARTNERSHIPS AND PROJECTS WITH A-LIST SPORTS TEAMS, LEAGUES, AND ATHLETES
LOS ANGELES, July 20, 2020 – The new cutting-edge sports content studio, game1, today announced its initial slate of forthcoming projects to be developed and produced in partnership with professional sports teams, leagues, athletes, and media companies. Led by partners Greg Economou, Basil Iwanyk and Michael Smith, game1 develops premium sports content in all forms …