“The Lord of Light wants his enemies burnt. The Drowned God wants his enemies drowned. Why are all the gods such vicious c*nts? Where is the god of tits and wine?” Tyrion Lannister
Making its highly anticipated return next week Game Of Thrones is the current tv champ with more than 14 million viewers tuning in each week. Whether you support Lannister’s, Stark’s or Baratheon’s, the family we can all get behind is the crew responsible for production.
A Day In The Life shows us the insane levels of coordination our favourite TV makers have and the lengths they go to produce this captivating series. Game Of Thrones (GoT) is the biggest TV show in the world right now. Big in story and big in production.
The approach and production value of GoT is what makes the series so unique. A Day In The Life shows the production team working across Ireland, Croatia and Spain simultaneously. Set design teams work independently of each other, make-up artists have to coordinate foundations so as to achieve seamless continuity and producers have to operate in multiple languages across multiple counties. There is so much going on it makes our heads spin.
As an insight into television production GoT isn’t a particularly good example as it is so unique. But that uniqueness makes this a great bit of watching. To truly appreciate the scale of it all you will need to watch it for yourself. Check it out: