Published on December 23rd, 2013 | by Alan Cross0
NFL Films and the Work they Do for Rock’n’Roll
Since is inception in 1962, NFL films has been creating some of the greatest highlight reels ever made. But few people know that in addition to football, the company is also deeply involved in the world of rock.
How? Shooting concert films.
When you think about it, shooting a concert is much like covering a football game: everything has to be done in real time and there are no re-takes. Ever. And since the NFL isn’t a year-round thing, crews are happy with that additional few months’ work.
The first band to get the NFL Films treatment was Journey. Since then–well, here’s what Sports on Earth says: