Who is Behind The Game of Thrones Series?

by Kim on December 4, 2015

The popular television series Game of Thrones by HBO has continued to rock the airwaves with the series now coming to its third season. The success of this show has been hailed by a lot of movie fans and fanatics across the world but who exactly is behind this modern art and film masterpiece? Well, the series is created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. Originally, the first series was filmed in a studio in Ireland’s capital Belfast with the main sponsor being the American cable and satellite television network HBO. The series has also been filmed on location in scenes across Morocco, the Malta islands, Croatia and Iceland. David Benioff is an accomplished screen writer and novelist. He is also a television producer born in September 1970.

David has also been involved in the creation of other screen scripts but Game of Thrones is regarded as his major accomplishment in his years in the film industry. On the other hand, D.B. Weiss is a major fantasy film writer. The American novelist has written different novels and screen plays but his contribution to the Game of Thrones has been very influential. The production of the series until this third season has seen 257 characters come to play. However, the main and lead characters include Sean Bean who plays Lord Eddard Stark.

Sean Bean has been one the leading English actors. Born in April 1959, Sean has featured in a number of high profile films with the Game of thrones being one of the major highlights of his career. Another lead character in the series is Maisie Williams who plays Arya Stark the younger child of lead character Lord Eddard Stark in the series. Other siblings include Richard Madden as Rob, Sophie Turner as the Dainty Sansa and Isaac Hempstead-Wright as Bran.

Another important character is the series is Oona Chaplin who is the wife of Lord Stark. Peter Dinklage also plays a very significant role in the second and third season respectively. This are the main characters in the series but there are other recurrent one who have also played a very important role in making the Game of thrones a success over the last few years. Although the series was created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the production was done by Frank Doelger. Whilst this is not the full list of all the man and women behind the Game of Thrones, it is for sure a good share of the lead players.


Digital TV For Beginners

by Kim on June 7, 2013

The digital switchover is arguably the biggest since the advent of color television. Most of the developed nations such as the US, Canada and the UK have already switched to digital TV signal transmission. Others are still expected to follow suit. Millions of people around the world want to get the best kind of entertainment in their homes, they want to enjoy the best channels from across the globe and most importantly, receive digital crisp clear pictures on their sets. That is why they are now considering digital TV.

There are plenty of benefits that come with digital TV including receiving many channels and even special interactive features for the disabled. Therefore, digital TV is more user-friendly than the old analog transmission systems. Since 2012, all digital TV signals in the United Kingdom have been digital.

How does digital TV work?

With digital transmission, pictures and sound are converted into a digital format and then compressed. This means that the content being transmitted takes less space than the case was in the previous analog systems. This therefore allows more channels to be sent through the same transmission links.

Digital signals can be picked up by satellite dishes, aerials, or through cables. The signals are then decoded and then converted to sound and pictures through the use of a set-top box or decoder that is built into your TV set. The second form of transmission of digital TV signals is referred to as integrated digital television or iDTV.

Why adopt digital TV?

Just like I had stated before, television in various parts of the world is switching from analog to digital. This therefore means, if you don’t adjust your TV set to receive digital transmission signals, you might not enjoy watching TV in the coming days. The digital switchover is taking place around the globe so you better be wary and switch to digital transmission.

Digital TV offers you more choice

Perhaps this is the major reason why millions of people around the world are switching to digital television. With digital ability, you will get more channels from even global public broadcasters. Digital TV also comes with the benefits of interactivity; on-screen television listings and wide screen picture enablement. Therefore depending on the manner in which you want to receive your signals, you might get a diverse range of information and interactive services.

Digital TV is clearer

Digital TV picture quality is much higher than that of analog TV. That is why digital is seen as being more interactive. This should give you more reason to start switching over today.


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