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Kristen Lappas

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Interview: Filmmaker Kristen Lappas, on the docuseries Dream On

Burn It All Down

In this episode, Amira Rose Davis talks with Kristen Lappas, an Emmy award-winning director and producer about her latest film, Dream On, a three-part documentary from ESPN's 30 for 30 about the 1996 USA women's basketball team journey to Olympic gold. They discuss what it like to interview all members of the team, including legends like Lisa Leslie, Dawn Staley and Rebecca Lobo. They also dive into how memory and remember play a role in the narrative and the ways this team are the "Hidden Figures" of basketball.This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network.For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check out our website: www.burnitalldownpod.comTo help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/burnitalldownFor BIAD merchandise: https://www.bonfire.com/store/burn-it-all-down/Find us on Twitter: twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

36mins

4 Aug 2022

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Kristen Lappas on her film, the new ESPN 30 for 30 "Dream On" on 1996 Team USA women's basketball

The Bill Riley Show

12mins

17 Jun 2022

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Blackfeet Boxing ft. Kristen Lappas

DBS Podcast

This week Sergio is joined by the producer of ESPN 30 for 30 short documentary Blackfeet Boxing which give a glimpse into the tragic mistreatment of Native American women on the Blackfeet reservation in Montana who are being raped, murdered or abducted with no answers on who are committing these crimes and virtually no media coverage. A strike back at this tragedy is Blackfeet boxing gym which acts as a save haven for the young people on the reservation.

41mins

3 Mar 2021

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Kristen Lappas Director of "Blackfeet Boxing: Not Invisible" 6-30-20

103.7 The Buzz

Kristen Lappas Director of "Blackfeet Boxing: Not Invisible" 6-30-20 by 103.7 The Buzz

11mins

30 Jun 2020

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Create Your Shot: Kristen Lappas

Create Your Shot

Tyler and Smallz talk to Kristen Lappas of ESPN. Kristen is an Emmy award-winning producer on SC Featured after having spent the last six years working for College Gameday. A true shot creator, Kristen takes the guys behind the scenes at the World Wide Leader and talks about her rise at ESPN, her relationships with on-air talent, College Gameday traditions and what it's like to be a storyteller.03:10: Tyler and Smallz Intro10:05: Welcome Kristen11:00: Kristen's past jobs at ESPN12:08: Kristen's ESPN journey14:00: Why Kristen wanted to get on Gameday and how she did it16:47: The grind of media/coaching18:20: Never looking at the clock during a shift at ESPN18:55: Confidence in speaking to ESPN higher-ups and famous on-air talent20:40: Young people having confidence in pitching ideas22:12: Interacting with athletes at ESPN22:53: Athletes transitioning to being in-front of the camera and relying on producers24:30: TRACKBACK SMALLZ: Kristen growing up in a basketball family26:18: Sports are the best stories, where Kristen's curiosity came from27:32: What goes into producing a feature28:50: Cultivating relationships for stories31:45: Kristen's process when doing a feature with Tom Rinaldi33:04: Doing the Arthur feature in Sweden36:13: Finishing a feature after shooting37:29: The ease of working with talent with Tom Rinaldi39:58: Tom Rinaldi: The most interesting man in the world41:57: Being a woman in media and growing in her role of being in charge44:49: A moment in her career that changed how she managed people49:30: The rise of social media and digital media52:09: Kristen's role models53:45: Kristen's career goals57:20: Desean Jackson's ESPY's tweet59:10: Lee Corso on College Gameday1:02:10: Can Lee Corso get an elephant on College Gameday?1:03:18: Is Smallz going to be Lee Corso?1:03:30: City Review: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts1:04:56: Tailgating on Shay Field1:07:00: Tyler is bitter about Tennessee-Georgia1:08:24: 10 Touches1:08:50: Funniest on-air talent at ESPN1:09:43: Traveling to Katmandu, Nepal1:10:22: Favorite book1:10:55: Favorite off-day activity1:11:25: Kristen's Oscar Pick1:12:09: What would you do if you weren't in sports1:13:10: Craziest fan's in the country1:13:39: South Carolina football fans > Clemson football fans1:14:15: Best college gameday sign1:15:10: Pre-show ritual1:15:48: Best and Worst thing about living in NYC1:16:25: Best food in the ESPN cafeteria1:17:22: Best advice Kristen has ever received1:19:10: Face-to-face with 19-year-old self

1hr 23mins

4 Oct 2017

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Create Your Shot: Kristen Lappas

Create Your Shot

Tyler and Smallz talk to Kristen Lappas of ESPN. Kristen is an Emmy award-winning producer on SC Featured after having spent the last six years working for College Gameday. A true shot creator, Kristen takes the guys behind the scenes at the World Wide Leader and talks about her rise at ESPN, her relationships with on-air talent, College Gameday traditions and what it's like to be a storyteller.03:10: Tyler and Smallz Intro10:05: Welcome Kristen11:00: Kristen's past jobs at ESPN12:08: Kristen's ESPN journey14:00: Why Kristen wanted to get on Gameday and how she did it16:47: The grind of media/coaching18:20: Never looking at the clock during a shift at ESPN18:55: Confidence in speaking to ESPN higher-ups and famous on-air talent20:40: Young people having confidence in pitching ideas22:12: Interacting with athletes at ESPN22:53: Athletes transitioning to being in-front of the camera and relying on producers24:30: TRACKBACK SMALLZ: Kristen growing up in a basketball family26:18: Sports are the best stories, where Kristen's curiosity came from27:32: What goes into producing a feature28:50: Cultivating relationships for stories31:45: Kristen's process when doing a feature with Tom Rinaldi33:04: Doing the Arthur feature in Sweden36:13: Finishing a feature after shooting37:29: The ease of working with talent with Tom Rinaldi39:58: Tom Rinaldi: The most interesting man in the world41:57: Being a woman in media and growing in her role of being in charge44:49: A moment in her career that changed how she managed people49:30: The rise of social media and digital media52:09: Kristen's role models53:45: Kristen's career goals57:20: Desean Jackson's ESPY's tweet59:10: Lee Corso on College Gameday1:02:10: Can Lee Corso get an elephant on College Gameday?1:03:18: Is Smallz going to be Lee Corso?1:03:30: City Review: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts1:04:56: Tailgating on Shay Field1:07:00: Tyler is bitter about Tennessee-Georgia1:08:24: 10 Touches1:08:50: Funniest on-air talent at ESPN1:09:43: Traveling to Katmandu, Nepal1:10:22: Favorite book1:10:55: Favorite off-day activity1:11:25: Kristen's Oscar Pick1:12:09: What would you do if you weren't in sports1:13:10: Craziest fan's in the country1:13:39: South Carolina football fans > Clemson football fans1:14:15: Best college gameday sign1:15:10: Pre-show ritual1:15:48: Best and Worst thing about living in NYC1:16:25: Best food in the ESPN cafeteria1:17:22: Best advice Kristen has ever received1:19:10: Face-to-face with 19-year-old self

1hr 23mins

4 Oct 2017