Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016
Newport Polo is pleased to announce the upcoming release of a full feature documentary film covering the 25th Anniversary season of the NBC10 Newport International Polo Series, Presented by BMW. Produced by BCN Productions, the feature-length film will première in a benefit screening prior to its television debut in early 2017, followed by a series of Film Festival premières.
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The film will air on television networks including CSN and Fox Sports Florida among others, in a 2-part television series for 4-week spans. The Each segment includes footage filmed at the Newport International Polo Series 2016 season and other scenes and events on location in Newport, RI.
Through location filming at the Newport International Polo Grounds in Portsmouth, aerial footage and inside-the-chukker experiences, candid player and fan interviews, to behind the scenes portrayals of the gameday preparations, from the glitter of the ball to daybreak rituals, relive the joy, the competition, the brotherhood, the spirit of Newport Polo, one of the most successful polo clubs in the world today.
BCN Productions' Kevin Friend directed and co-produced the documentary with cinematographer Jason Carter, capturing footage from June through September during the Polo Series' 25th anniversary season. Creators of the broadcast series Golfing the World and The Mountain Report, BCN Productions is a film/video multimedia broadcast production company based in New England, specializing in documentary film, broadcast television, business communication, and live event production since 1988.