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Game of Thrones

Production company: Home Box Office (HBO)
Director/s: David Benioff, D. B. Weiss
Producer/s: David Benioff, D. B. Weiss, Frank Doelger, Mark Huffam
Country: USA
Cast: Sean Bean, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams
Format: TV Series
Language/s: English
Genre/s: Fantasy, Drama
Running time: 10 x 57min
Year: 2011
Status: Completed

Game of Thrones chronicles the lives of nine noble families, who wage war against each other in order to gain control over the mythical land of Westeros. The uprising of an evil force that has been dormant for millennia also plagues the realm, threatening the existence of living men.  Game of Thrones is based on the bestselling book series by George R.R. Martin and created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.

Pellikola serviced the first season of this acclaimed television series, which was shot in Malta for 37 days spread over 6 weeks between September and November 2010.

Locations for Game of Thrones included Mdina, Fort Ricasoli, Villa Bulebin in Zebbug, Fort Manoel, a hamlet in Manikata, the presidential palace in Verdala, Valletta, Fort Sant’Angelo, the Dominican convent in Rabat and Dwejra.

Pellikola engaged a total of 267 local crew members in various departments to work on the production of Game of Thrones, and a handful of Maltese actors were also given speaking parts, while 900 locals took part as extras.

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