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Game of Thrones wins 7 Creative Arts Emmys for Season 7

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Game of Thrones wins 7 Creative Arts Emmys for Season 7

Game of Thrones is an epic fantasy drama series that not only portrays a fantastic medieval history but also tempts us to watch every episode again and again. Isn’t this the reason why it is the highest rated and the most binge-watched TV series? Well, what’s most exciting here is that this year Game of Thrones has rocked at the Creative Arts Emmys! Read on.

Game of Thrones wins 7 Creative Arts Emmys for Season 7

Game of Thrones had been nominated in 22 special categories for the 2018 Emmys and we hoped for the best. Well, the Creative Arts Emmys gave away the awards on September 8 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Hold your heads high as Game of Thrones Season 7 won the awards in seven different categories which included:

  • Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score) to Ramin Djawadi for his fantastic music composition in the episode “The Dragon and the Wolf”.
  • Outstanding Production Design For a Narrative Period or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More) for the pilot episode of the season – “Dragonstone”.
  • Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes: for Daenerys Targaryen’s white winter costume in the episode “Beyond the Wall.”
  • Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for Series/Limited/Movie/Special: for the episode “The Dragon and the Wolf”.
  • Outstanding Special Visual Effects: for the episode “Beyond the Wall”.
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour): again, for the episode “Beyond the Wall.”
  • Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series, Limited Series or Movie: to the stunt coordinator Rowley Irlam for his awesome contribution to the show’s stunts.

Game of Thrones smashes the Emmy record for most wins. Wins best drama second year in a row

However, the list for awards doesn’t ends here. Emmys will soon be back with rest of the awards to be hopefully given away to the rest of the crew on September 17th. Let’s hope that our favourite TV series performs well there too!

So, what’s next in line for Game of Thrones at the 2018 Emmys? Tell us in the comments section down below.







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Poor visibility in Game of Thrones’ ‘The Long Night’ inspired Panasonic’s latest HDR TVs

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Game of Thrones has had a lot of cultural influence, but it’s really hard to quantify the exact impact it has had on the world. Every now and then one will notice something that will make them realise how far the show’s ripple effect really goes. Case in point — the show actually made Panasonic and Dolby make better HDR TVs. Here’s how!

If you remember, the show aired the third episode of Season 8, titled “The Long Night”, featuring the Battle of Winterfell, and despite the many happenings in the episode, the talk of the week was about how dimly lit the whole episode was, and how everybody had trouble keeping up with what was going on.

Many tech pundits, including Thrones cinematographer Fabian Wagner, made the argument that the brightness was intentional, and that the episode would look good on HDR TVs with good brightness levels, but not all HDR TVs were equipped enough at the time to display the episode like it was meant to be seen.

HDR has been all over the place, but Panasonic and Dolby have joined forces to make sure that ‘The Long Night’ doesn’t happen again. Now, stepping HDR up a notch, Panasonic has come out with TVs equipped with a new technology called Dolby Vision IQ. Basically, it adds a new factor to the adjustments needed when playing an HDR video — ambient brightness. That means that the TV will read the brightness levels of your room and make sure you’re seeing the picture just right.

Techradar spoke to Paul Darch, TV Group General Manager at Panasonic Europe, who namedropped the Game of Thrones episode while talking about how the feature came to be. The technology is expected to be added to cheaper TVs in the coming years, so don’t worry about having to spend too much to be able to get a TV that can display such content well.

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Emilia Clarke narrates a story with her puppy Ted as part of ‘Save with Stories’ movement

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Let’s be honest, these are excruciatingly difficult times for us. A virus has wreaked havoc in our lives and there is pretty much nothing we can do about it other than sitting patiently within the confines of our homes. Our favorite stars too are doing the same, although some of them have found a way to still work for some noble causes even while staying in quarantine. Emilia Clarke is one of those stars and she is working for a fine cause in quite an unusual way! Read on to find out more.

We know that, schools in the U.S. have been closed down due to the Coronavirus outbreak and as a result, a lot of kids have been deprived of schooling as well as the food. Hence, a new campaign ‘Save with Stories‘ has begun that will raise funds for children.

Game of Thrones’ star Clarke is the latest celebrity to join the movement and recently she took to her Instagram and read a story for kids’ live. However, a surprise guest joined her as well and brought a welcome smile on a lot of faces around the world.

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“Bear’s Loose Tooth” by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman (published by @simonkids) – read by @emilia_clarke and Ted 🐶 . THIRTY MILLION CHILDREN rely on school for food. Responding to the needs of kids during these school closures, @savethechildren and @nokidhungry have a new fund @SAVEWITHSTORIES to support food banks, and mobile meal trucks, and community feeding programs with funds to do what they do best—and also—with educational toys, books, and worksheets to make sure brains are full, as well as bellies. . If you can manage a one time gift of $10, please text SAVE to 20222. If another amount would work better for you, please visit our website—link in bio. There is no maximum and there is no minimum—together we will rise and together we can help. . Thank you and stay safe. XX #SAVEWITHSTORIES

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Clarke and her puppy Ted read a children’s book called ‘Bear’s Loose Tooth’ but not before the latter took his own sweet time licking Clarke’s face. Once the adorable Ted settled down, Clarke read a four-minute story for the children.

In the video, Clarke can be seen saying “This is my Teddy.”

Emilia Clarke read a story with her puppy Ted as part of Save with Stories movement

She added:

“He is called Ted and he’s a little puppy. And we’d love to read you a story. So – are you sitting comfortably? Are you lying? Are you cuddled next to someone really big and squidgy or someone really little and furry, like this boy here?”

After ending her story, Clarke signed off by saying:

“I hope you’re all doing very well, And I’m sending you lots and lots of love. Bye!”

Clarke had recently declared that she is single right now and it seems like she is spending some quality time with her puppy. Anyways, isn’t it nice to see our favorites still trying to do their bit for the society when everything around is so grim? We absolutely loved Clarke’s video. How about you?

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Game of Thrones actor Jason Momoa might get replaced as Aquaman at a later stage in the franchise

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Game of Thrones actor Jason Momoa might get replaced as Aquaman at a later stage in the franchise

A good story makes us identify the actors with their respective characters. However, an actor’s skill lies in her/his ability to switch from one character to another with seamless ease. Game of Thrones brought fame to a number of actors. But due to the show’s nature of killing major characters off, many of them went on to star in other projects early on. Jason Momoa, who played the mighty Khal Drogo, left the show after the first season yet remained afloat in our minds. When one could not imagine if he would get so much success anywhere else, he created a franchise on his own with Aquaman. Although he’s confirmed for Aquaman 2, we now hear that Warner Bros. might be looking for a replacement towards the later phase of the marine superhero’s story.

Game of Thrones actor Jason Momoa might get replaced as Aquaman at a later stage in the franchise

A report by We Got This Covered suggests that the studio plans a long haul for Aquaman. They intend to make him a legacy character (that acts as a symbol and can be passed on to other chosen ones). So, Jason Momoa will continue playing the underwater superhero till Aquaman 3. By that time, Arthur Curry would have become the King of Atlantis. Thus, he would not be able to continue his Aquaman duties owing to his royal responsibilities. The king would hence, transfer the mantle to a worthy successor.

Game of Thrones actor Jason Momoa might get replaced as Aquaman at a later stage in the franchise

The next Aquaman could be a character from the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) called Kaldur’ahm or Kaldur; a member of the team of Young Justice. He is the son of Aquaman’s archenemy, Black Manta, and later becomes Aqualad, a protégé under Aquaman. His journey in the comics leads towards becoming a natural leader of Young Justice. And finally taking on Aquaman’s role under his King’s rule. The report believes that the on-screen adventures of Aquaman could lead to a similar path. So, Jason Momoa may still remain in this universe after all this; just that he would be playing a supporting role then.

Game of Thrones actor Jason Momoa might get replaced as Aquaman at a later stage in the franchise

No official sources have confirmed it yet, but the report claims its sources are accurate. Some of us may not enjoy hearing about this, but it’s a long way ahead. Director James Wan and Momoa received universal praise for the successful portrayal of a character that was long believed to be a misfit for a superhero-film. The American actor will hopefully be Aquaman for quite some time and show us all his moves till he retires from duty. Moreover, Aquaman 2 is slated to release in December 2022, and we await Jason’s return; there’s also a horror-themed spinoff in works, named The Trench.

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