The feature length Transatlantic Storytelling 2020 documentary will begin an 8-week, 56-showing run on Indiana’s largest cable provider, Comcast Indiana, beginning July 21.
The program will air on Comcast Ch. 81 in Indiana, with additional slots on Ch. 900 in Michigan. In Indiana, Ch. 81 reaches nearly a half million viewers in Comcast’s viewing footprint throughout the state. Transatlantic Storytelling has seven showings each week on Ch. 81.
In addition to the linear airing, Transatlantic Storytelling is also available to over one million Comcast Xfinity subscribers across the state of Indiana via its Video On Demand (VOD) function. To find the program, access the VOD function, search local programming and then Ball State.
Ball State Sports Link, in partnership with Cardiff Met Sport Broadcast, presents its feature-length documentary, Transatlantic Storytelling 2020, after a 12-day immersive and cultural experience in Wales.
“We’re excited for the release,” said Zach Roy, a Ball State student who is the film’s executive producer and director. “It’s certainly been a challenge to put this together after coming home to a global pandemic. Thankfully, our team has been able to virtually come together, edit remotely and craft something we are all proud of.
“Traveling to Wales to create this documentary was an experience and a story in itself. The many relationships we built will last a lifetime. The whole project is something I will never forget.”
Comcast Indiana Ch. 81 Showings (Starting July 21, 2020)
Tuesdays @ 1:30 pm and 6:00 pm
Thursday @ 1:00 pm
Fridays @ 10:00 pm
Saturdays @ 12:00 pm and 8:00 pm
Sundays @ 11:00 am
The groundbreaking documentary features seven exclusive stories, with 22 different interviews, and stunning visuals from throughout Cardiff and Wales.
- Sam Gordon is the fastest man in Wales, owning multiple records and sprinting towards the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Though always smiling, the elite runner’s surge into the spotlight hasn’t come without setbacks.
- Jenny Nesbitt represents Great Britain and Wales as a talented distance runner. But, as a teenager, the world class athlete faced serious threats to her success
- Harrison Walsh, who after a horrific rugby injury ended his promising career, shifted his focus. Now, the world-record holding thrower is aiming for the 2021 Paralympic Games.
- Will Godwin is a student at Cardiff Met, who started his athletic career as a triathlete and rower until two freak accidents changed his life.
- Sam Pearce, the Cardiff Met student and captain of the cricket team, is also on the verge of a professional career in one of the world’s most popular sports.
- Lydia Hitchings, a student in Cardiff Met’s School of Art and design, grew up playing netball. Now, a professional player, she has a goal of playing in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
- Dr. Christian Edwards is the men’s soccer coach at Cardiff Met and guided his team to the 2019 UEFA Europa League. Six months later, he collapsed on the pitch.