21/03/2024 2 Minute Read

#PLAYEVERYWHERE: New Baseball5 documentary released in partnership with WebsEdge

The WBSC and WebsEdge will premiere the #PLAYEVERYWHERE documentary on the 10th May 2024, as part of the WBSC 10th Anniversary celebrations. Join the conversation using the hashtag #PLAYEVERYWHERE and be a part of the sport's revolution that's making waves across continents.

Pully, Switzerland – A new heart-pumping film about the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC)’s fast-growing discipline Baseball5 has been released capturing the essence of the sport - a fast-paced, urban version of baseball/softball - that's sweeping across nations and captivating the hearts of young people worldwide from Japan to Jordan, Cuba to Zambia. 

WebsEdge, an innovative knowledge-driven media company, has produced the vibrant new documentary titled #PLAYEVERYWHERE, in collaboration with the WBSC.

#PLAYEVERYWHERE is not just a film; it's an exciting journey that highlights the accessibility and inclusiveness of Baseball5, a sport that strips the game back to its core with no need for bats or gloves, just pure passion and the thrill of play. Filming on location across diverse global backdrops, the documentary features the faces and stories of youth who have found a common language in Baseball5, showcasing how this innovative sport is unifying cultures and communities.

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The documentary's thrilling visual storytelling, coupled with heartfelt interviews and action-packed footage, emphasizes how Baseball5 is more than a game - it's a movement redefining sports accessibility and engagement. #PLAYEVERYWHERE mirrors the sport's philosophy that anyone, regardless of background or resources, can partake in the joy of play and the spirit of competition.

“The WBSC is immensely proud of the impact that Baseball5 has had on communities across the globe since its inception, and we are excited to showcase the sport to a wider audience with the release of #PLAYEVERYWHERE,” said WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari. “It has been a pleasure to partner with WebsEdge and work with them on bringing Baseball5 to life on the big screen. We remain steadfast in our determination to grow our sport and use sport as a positive tool for change.”

"We are thrilled to partner with WBSC to bring the story of Baseball5 to the big screen," said Stephen Horn, CEO of WebsEdge. "This documentary goes beyond the game. It's about breaking barriers, fostering inclusivity, and sparking a global movement. We can't wait for audiences worldwide to experience #PLAYEVERYWHERE and feel inspired by the boundless energy of youth and the unifying power of sports."

The documentary's release is accompanied by the launch of the #PLAYEVERYWHERE trailer, offering a glimpse into the compelling narrative that awaits viewers. As the film rolls out globally, the WBSC and WebsEdge invite you to catch the trailer now and dive into the movement that's changing the face of sports.

The WBSC and WebsEdge are delighted to premiere the #PLAYEVERYWHERE documentary on the 10th May 2024, as part of the WBSC 10th Anniversary celebrations, at the iconic Olympic Museum in beautiful Lausanne, Switzerland. This gala evening will be attended by global sports personalities and members of key sporting bodies.

Join the conversation using the hashtag #PLAYEVERYWHERE and be a part of the sport's revolution that's making waves across continents.

For more information about the documentary and future screening events follow the WBSC and WebsEdge on social media. @WBSC  @Baseball5 @WebsEdge