48 Hour Film Festival: Trapped
For the 48 Hour Film Festival in Greensboro, TA Films entered and created the short thriller "Trapped" over the course of 2 days. "Trapped" won Runner Up Best Film in the competition.
Wrestling icon and WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair's triumphant yet tragic life is documented in "Nature Boy", an ESPN 30 for 30 film directed by Rory Karpf and produced by Rob Harvell.
One Number Away
For the third consecutive music video off of his highly successful album, country superstar Luke Combs once again partnered with TA Films to create "One Number Away".
When It Rains It Pours
TA Films' second music video with country superstar Luke Combs follows the widely popular "Hurricane." "When It Rains It Pours" has been seen over 75 million times on YouTube.
"Danica" is an all-access documentary that digs into NASCAR driver Danica Patrick's career on the track and her equally ambitious personal life. Directed by ESPN's Hannah Storm.
The Bowden Dynasty
"The Bowden Dynasty: A Story of Faith, Family, & Football" is a feature-length documentary about the life of Coach Bobby Bowden. The film released nation-wide in over 400 theaters.
Luke Combs contracted TA Films to direct, produce, film, and edit the music video for his hit Platinum hit "Hurricane." The music video has amassed over 100 million views on YouTube.
Welcome to the It Factory
"Welcome to the It Factory: The 2016 Elite 11 Story" is a 6 part documentary about the premiere football "campetition" for top highschool quarterbacks. It aired on Bleacher Report.
Snoop & Son: A Dad's Dream
The streets robbed Snoop of a football scholarship. In his son, he saw another chance in this episodic ESPN special. TA Films shot and edited on this show. Directed by Rory Karpf.
A behind-the-scenes, all-access inside look into SEC football. TA Films was the official film crew. Produced by Jim Jorden Productions. This show premiered on SEC Network in 2015.
I Hate Christian Laettner
This highly rated and massively viewed ESPN 30 for 30 documentary is nominated for 2 major Emmys. Directed by Rory Karpf. Tyler Adams was the Director of Photography.
Growing up Gator
For Growing up Gator, a reality TV show that premiered on GAC, TA Films spent two months in the alligator-filled swamps of Florida. Tyler Adams was the director of photography.
This PAC 12 Networks special gives an all-access look into PAC 12 student athletes and coaches. A Jim Jorden Productions. Shot and edited on by TA Films. Tyler Adams was the DP.
The Book of Manning
This SEC Storied and ESPN special explores life of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning and the sudden loss of his father. Directed by Rory Karpf. Shot on by TA Films.
Nfinity Champions League
Champions League Cheerleading Event documents a group of 30 teams competing to become the best in cheerleading. TA Films shot and edited on this theatrical release.
Dominique Belongs To Us
This SEC Storied special chronicles the life of "The Human Highlight Reel" and his journey from Maryland to North Carolina to Georgia in his search of a place he can call home.
Directed by Kenan Holley, Redemption Song is the story of Howard University, the first black college to win an NCAA championship. TA Films shot for this SportsCenter special.
Big South Football PSA
The Big South Conference, along with SME Branding, contracted TA Films full-service for a two-day shoot in TA Films Studios and post-production editing that resulted in the creation of the Big South football television commercial.
Big South Basketball PSA
TA Films produced this 30 second TV commercial, along with 6 other 15 and 7 second versions, for The Big South Conference and SME Branding. The commercial was edited in TA Films Studios following a two-day green screen shoot in the studio.
MNC: Marty Schottenheimer
During ESPN's Monday Night Countdown show, a featured segment aired about retired NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer and his recent battle off the field with Alzheimer's disease. TA Films shot this and ESPN's Chris Duzan was the Producer.
PFL All-Star Showcase
PFL All-Star Showcase is a documentary with two futsal legends, Falcao and Ricardinho, who draft two teams of contest-winning amateur players for an all-star game. TA Films is contracted by PFL to document the league's historic launch.
Golf Channel: Long Drive feature
This Golf Channel feature highlighted the competitive sport of long drive and two professional long drivers, Alex and Corey Phillips. Alex and Corey show off their golf swing and their unique family dynamic. TA Films shot on this feature.
World Futsal Championships
TA Films is the official production company for USA Futsal. TA Films is contracted to promote and tell the story of USA Futsal and the Professional Futsal League. PFL will bring the sport of Futsal to the United States and kicks off its first season in 2017.
Unlocking the Truth
Inspired and hosted by Ryan Ferguson, who was falsely imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, this documentary series investigates other cases searching for the truth. TA Films shot for this show, and it premieres August 17 on MTV.
SEC Storied: Herschel
Herschel is an ESPN film that premiered as an entry of SEC Storied. This film documents Herschel Walker's legendary Georgia football accomplishments and his inner struggles. TA Films shot for this documentary. Directed by Rory Karpf.
My Journey: Dezerea Bryant
This SEC Network and SportsCenter piece focuses on Olympic track star Dezerea Bryant's early life, successful career, and where her life is now. Directed by Rory Karpf, with the Director of Photography Tyler Adams who shot on the Arri Amira.
Along with Hammerhead Entertainment, TA Films filmed these commercials featuring NASCAR drivers prank calling fans to remind them of NBC's coverage of NASCAR starting July 4. These commercials aired on NBC and other tv networks.
NASCAR: Darlington Raceway
The TA Films crew shot this television commercial for the Motor Racing Network. This spot is for the Darlington Raceway Southern 500, which begins September 3. Dale Earnhardt Jr provides narration and was filmed in scenics at the track.
Directed by Kenan Holley, Redemption Song is the story of Howard University, the first black college to win an NCAA championship. TA Films shot for this SportsCenter special. Redemption Song aired on ESPN as one of Spike Lee's Lil Joints.
Daytona 500: The American Dream
Daytona 500: The American Dream was a Fox special that included never before seen video and audio of the 2011 Daytona 500 and the youngest Daytona winner ever, rookie Trevor Bayne. TA Films edited this one hour documentary.
My Journey: Aries Merritt
American track and field star and Olympic gold medalist Aries Merritt is featured in this episode of My Journey, an SEC Network and ESPN special. Directed by First Row Films' Rory Karpf, with Tyler Adams as the Director of Photography.
100,000 Cameras: Talladega
A unique and groundbreaking project, 100,000 Cameras: Talladega was a one of a kind look at the Talladega race with 100,000 different screens and perspectives. TA Films shot for this Emmy-nominated production that aired on Fox Sports.
Battle in Brooklyn: The ACC Tournament
For the ACC, TA Films was contracted full-service by the to create an all-access 2017 ACC tournament documentary experience. This became "Battle in Brooklyn: The 2017 New York Life ACC Tournament." It first aired on ESPNU.
Lowe's Iris Commercials
For a series of four Lowe's commercials promoting their Iris Smart Hub products, TA Films' Director of Field Audio Chandler Harkey and Field Audio Technician Adam King were contracted out to record audio on set over the course of a two day shoot.
My Journey: Ryan Lochte
11-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte is featured in this entry of My Journey, a piece that airs on SEC Network and SportsCenter. This was directed by Rory Karpf, and Tyler Adams acted as the Director of Photography.
Undercover Lyft with Danica Patrick
As viral marketing for the smartphone taxi service Lyft, NASCAR driver Danica Patrick was an undercover driver. Danica gave some lucky Charlotte Lyft users the ride of their lives. The video has over 1.5 million views on Youtube.
Dukes of Haggle
Dukes of Haggle, reality show that TA Films shot, premiered on Discovery Channel in 2013 and takes viewers inside the underground barter and auction economy. This show has a large following in many countries Discovery airs in overseas.
Kansas Department of Commerce
For the Kansas Department of Commerce, promotional videos were shot and produced to attract people to Kansas by highlighting unique local businesses, including Dessin-Fournir design firm, Tallgrass Brewing, and Spirit AeroSystems.
Dana White Looking for a Fight Pilot
UFC President Dana White and a couple of his friends travel around the country scouting local MMA talent in this online webshow. Dana White Looking for a Fight is a First Row Films Production. TA Films shot for the pilot episode.
Keep Climbing: The 2013 Elite 11 Story
This 2013 Emmy-nominated exclusive documentary covers the Elite 11 football "campetition" for the top high school quarterbacks in the nation. Keep Climbing was nominated for the "Outstanding Edited Sports Event Coverage" Emmy award.
This SportsCenter special documented and celebrated Coach Krzyzewski's historic 1,000th career win. TA Films outfitted a large film crew, and much of the equipment for this production. Tyler Adams was the Director of Photography.
SEC Storied: Lolo
This ESPN film was an installment of the SEC Storied series and chronicled Olympic athlete Lori "Lolo" Jones, and her amazing journey from poverty and homelessness into stardom on a global level. Lolo premiered on ESPNU. Directed by Rory Karpf.
Inside the PGA Tour
A behind-the-scenes look into the PGA Tour, airing weekly episodes on the Golf Channel. TA Films was contracted to shoot features on the best golfers in the world and the amazing stories about golf, as well as exciting golf action.
Roddey Sterling Jr. Kenley Race
TA Films captures all-access footage of the always-entertaining racer Roddey Sterling Jr. and his highs and lows on the racetrack. This shows how Roddey responds to the inevitable adversary of the racing world in a tough Kenley race.
Sights and Sounds: Clemson vs Louisville
The ACC contracted TA Films to shoot and produce Sights and Sounds. This entry in the series focused on Clemson vs Louisville football, and captured the atmosphere and intensity of the game. Sights and Sounds airs on the ACC Network.
Virginia Football: Building of a Program
This all-access show focused on the Virginia football program on their first year with a new head coach. This was TA Films' first ever college football show and was a first of its kind in all-access college football programming. Directed by Tyler Adams.
Sights and Sounds: Duke vs Notre Dame
The ACC contracted TA Films to shoot and produce Sights and Sounds. This entry highlighted a Duke vs Notre Dame basketball game, and captured previously unseen video and audio of the event. Sights and Sounds airs on the ACC Network.
Journey to Greatness: The 2014 Elite 11
The Elite 11 is a football "competition" to determine the top 11 high school quarterbacks in the nation, and has featured future NFL stars. TA Films worked full-service in producing Elite 11's exclusive 2014 documentary. Rory Karpf acted as director.
SEC Storied: 40 Minutes of Hell
As one of the very first SEC Storied documentaries from the first season, this documented Arkansas football in the early 90's and their aggressive playing style. Directed by Kenan Holly. TA Films shot and edited for this SEC Storied entry.
Dalton Sergeant Promo
TA Films was contracted to do a 2016 announcement and promotional video for rookie NASCAR driver Dalton Sargeant's new sponsors. This was directed and edited by TA Films' Zach Drechsler and shot exclusively in TA Films Studios.
Tyrod Taylor Pilot
This first of its kind, all-access show is about Virginia Tech quarterback Tyrod Taylor's last two college football games. This also marked one of the first times a college football player had been mic'd up for a game. Directed by Tyler Adams.
The Play that Changed College Football
This ESPNU special and SEC Storied entry documents the first ever football SEC championship game and how one play in particular changed the future college football landscape forever. Directed by Jeff Cvitkovic.
Roddey Sterling Jr. Orange County Race
Roddey Sterling Racing and TA Films have formed an excellent partnership and sponsorship. TA Films captures stock car racer Roddey Sterling Jr. and his comedic personality. This viral video is for a 2015 Orange County race he successfuly competed in.
Under Armour All America: All Eyes On Us
Under Armour's documentary about their 2016 All-America high school football game was shot and promoted by TA Films. The All-America game aired live for a national audience on ESPN2. This documentary was directed by Jim Jorden.
SEC Storied: Miracle 3
In this SEC Storied episode, the dramatic story of the 2008 SEC basketball tournament is told, where a tornado neared the Georgia dome while rivals battled it out inside. TA Films shot for this documentary, Rory Karpf was the director.
SEC Inside: Men's Basketball Championship
The march to the SEC title was the focus for this basketball-oriented series of SEC Inside, and featured previously unaired all-access video and sound. TA Films was the exclusive production company for this. Directed by Jim Jorden.
NASCAR: The Rise of American Speed
Premiering on CMT as a three episode mini-series, Nascar: The Rise of American Speed tells the true, gritty story of NASCAR's legendary beginnings and early pioneers. TA Films' Zach Drechsler acted as Director of Photography for this project.