Acclaimed Director Miguel Sapochnik Could Return for Game of Thrones Season 8

There are few Game of Thrones directors with a repertoire as impressive as Miguel Sapochnik’s — he directed the low-key yet great “The Gift”, followed by the instant classics that were “Hardhome”, “Battle of the Bastards” and “The Winds of Winter”. He had great material to work with, of course, but that’s still an unbelievable […]

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Game of Thrones wins ASC and DGA awards for Battle of the Bastards

Award season continues! The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and the Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced the winners for the 31st ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography and the DGA 69th Annual Awards, respectively. Game of Thrones was nominated in a category from each organization, and it won both thanks to the same […]

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Sapochnik Nominated for Directors Guild Award for Game of Thrones

The Directors Guild of America announced their selections yesterday for their 69th annual awards, celebrating outstanding director achievements for the past year. Game of Thrones directorial standout Miguel Sapochnik has made the competitive short list for the Dramatic Television Series category. Sapochnik’s nomination recognizes his work in the staggering season six episode, “Battle of the Bastards.”

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Maisie Williams on the end of Game of Thrones; Miguel Sapochnik talks directing Bastards and the season finale

Gotta love the run-up to the Emmys, with interviews galore popping up regularly now, as the Game of Thrones contenders put themselves out there. Today, we have two great new interviews to share with you- Maisie Williams speaks with Variety, and GoT director Miguel Sapochnik sits down with the New York Times.  Looking ahead at […]

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Behind the creation of the Game of Thrones finale with Miguel Sapochnik, Michele Clapton and Ramin Djawadi

Director Miguel Sapochnik discusses his work on the Game of Thrones season finale this week. Speaking with Vulture, he acknowledges major influences on the incredible King’s Landing opener: The Godfather definitely had a hand in the conception of this sequence, but I also looked at various James Bond sequences for the explosions of the villain’s […]

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Game of Thrones Post-Mortem of “Battle of the Bastards”

Last night, the “Battle of the Bastards” finally went down and this newest episode of Game of Thrones has fans talking about the major developments and jaw-dropping battle sequence. Here are the highlights of today’s new interviews and videos, digging deeper into the episode. Sophie Turner talks to Entertainment Weekly about Sansa’s face-off with Ramsay Bolton, […]

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A few more photos from the Game of Thones set, in the last week of shooting

Last Friday on December 11th, a few photos were posted online featuring Kristofer Hivju and the set of Game of Thrones. The pictures were shared on Instagram after a visit from a Panorama Agency agent (Hivju’s representation). They depict the Magheramorne Quarry set in Northern Ireland that plays home to Castle Black, the Wall and occasionally other scenes. Amusingly, […]

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