Splash Magazines attended one of the events hosted by The FOX Sports House during SXSW 2018 Conference and Festival on March 11, 2018. The FOX Sports House occurred March 9-12 and SXSW attendees were invited to experience the FOX Sports House during the conference by attending panels and special events at the Hangar Lounge in Austin, Texas.
The FOX Sports House was full of soccer fanatics who were very enthusiastic to learn about the groundbreaking “PHENOMS” documentary series launch.
The FOX Sports House guests enjoyed tattoo artists, interactive photography, and music as well as tacos, Moscow Mules, and a selection of international beers and music by DJ Trauma.
The FOX Sports House celebrated the launch of FOX Sports’ “PHENOMS” series with food, drink, series preview, and discussion. In attendance was the internationally renowned Gordon Ramsay, a big fan of soccer and star of FOX’s “MasterChef”, “Hell’s Kitchen”, and “24 Hours to Hell and Back”, as well as Mario Melchiot the Executive Producer of “PHENOMS” and former professional player, Rob Stone, the FOX Sports Studio Host, and David Worthen Executive Producer of “PHENOMS” who is also Vice President of FOX Digital Studio. They came together to showcase and discuss the beautiful game of soccer and its rising stars. ‘PHENOMS’ is a groundbreaking documentary series, chronicling the journey of world’s next great soccer players on their quests to represent their respective countries in the upcoming World Cup.
This captivating global sports documentary follows rising stars on the road to the” 2018 FIFA World Cup” and includes commentary and participation from over 60 players that were filmed in 20 countries by 12 directors.
About Phenoms – Global Soccer Documentary
It happens only once every four years. The 2018 “FIFA World Cup” is an event with the power to captivate the attention of the entire world and unite people everywhere.
“PHENOMS” is a 5-part documentary mini-series that chronicles the journey of the next great soccer players on their quests to represent their respective countries in the “2018 FIFA World Cup” The series allows fans and viewers to experience the personal lives of players through unprecedented behind-the-scenes access.
Some of the players featured include young stars from the world’s top clubs and countries such as Dele Alli, Davinson Sanchez, Marco Asensio, Paulo Dybala, Gabriel Jesus, Ousmane Dembele, Adrien Rabiot, Leon Goretzka, Corentin Tolisso, Hirving Lozano, and Marquinhos. “PHENOMS” was created by the world’s top sports filmmakers and award-winning storytellers who have won Emmys, Peabody’s, and Academy Awards, such as Jeff and Michael Zimbalist, Kevin Klauber, Chris Perkel, Leo Pearlman, Jane Preston, Alastair Uhlig, Lovinsa Kavuma, Bart van den Aardweg, Mirko Dreiling, Marco Schillaci, Gilles Rof, Joan Lloret, and Sofia Geveyler. The documentary miniseries coming in May.
FOX Sports has partnered with associate sponsor Hisense, a global technology leader and an Official Sponsor of the “2018 FIFA World Cup” to bring “PHENOMS” to life at the FOX Sports House experience at SXSW 2018.
The groundbreaking documentary series will chronicle the journey of the next great soccer players on their quests to represent their respective countries in the “2018 FIFA World Cup”.
FOX Sports will bring a bold new content of human stories of sacrifice for club and country to soccer fans. Viewers will witness what it takes to be a champion and what it takes to have your name forever etched in the annals of the game’s rich history. ‘‘PHENOMS” will allow fans to experience the personal lives of players through unprecedented behind-the-scenes access.