THE DANCIN' BULLDOGS

"The Dancin' Bulldogs" is an award-winning documentary following the 2018-19 Gardner-Webb University men's basketball team. The film was directed and composed by Christian Jessup.

NR • 2020 • 1h 21m

The Dancin' Bulldogs was met with praise upon release, winning five awards at festivals and end-of-year critic awards. The film was also met with impressive media coverage, including a discussion on ESPN.

REVIEW ROUNDUP

"It is a journey that captivates viewers’ attention from the opening frames and maintains the energy, excitement and enthusiasm through the end credits."

​Jessup’s uplifting score, which highlights the emotional map of the season and brings the most intense moments to life, rounds out the documentary’s clear narrative.

The Dancin‘ Bulldogs is a magnificent and touching tale about a basketball team making history. [The film] is a powerful and gripping experience.

INTERVIEWS AND MEDIA COVERAGE

ESPN Discusses the Documentary

Interview at the North Carolina Film Festival

Interview at the Raleigh Film and Art Festival

Interview with Meet Me at the Movies (C19 TV)


Awards and Festival Wins