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Jeremy Podeswa

Director, Game of Thrones

Greg Middleton

Cinematographer, Game of Thrones

Saturday, September 30 |  5:00 pm | Vancity Theatre

Jeremy Podeswa, Director, Game of Thrones

Emmy-nominated, and the winner of multiple awards for his work, Jeremy Podeswa is one of Canada’s finest film and television directors. He is best known for his work on the critically acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones, having recently directed the Season 7 premiere “Winter is Coming” and finale “The Dragon and the Wolf.” A versatile artist, Jeremy has combined the intimate and the epic on shows including the HBO series True Detective, Boardwalk Empire, Carnivale, True Blood and 6 Feet Under as well as the miniseries The Pacific. Additional directing credits include Tyrant, The Walking Dead, American Horror Story, Ray Donovan, The Newsroom, Homeland, The Borgias, The Tudors and Queer as Folk—just to name a few! Jeremy has also written and directed the feature films Fugitive Pieces and The Five Senses. Join us for a fascinating “in conversation” with this esteemed director as he takes us through his incredible body of work.


Greg Middleton, Cinematographer, Game of Thrones

Cinematographer Greg Middleton’s diverse body of work includes arthouse films, mainstream features and television projects. His feature film credits include Kissed, The Five Senses, Better than Chocolate, Slither, Between Strangers, Passchendaele and the multi-award-winning Fugitive Pieces. Known for his subtle camera work and beautiful treatment of characters’ faces, he has been honoured with several Canadian awards for his work. His most recent feature is Mark Palansky’s Rememory, which hits theatres in September 2017. Gregory’s TV credits include six episodes from Season 3 of the cult favorite Fringe and three seasons of the critically acclaimed series The Killing. Season 4 also marks his debut as Director for Episode 404, “Dream Baby Dream”.  In 2014 he joined the team of cinematographers shooting the HBO series Game of Thrones, and he has been nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for his work on Seasons 5 and 6.  He continued his work on Game of Thrones into Season 7. 


Host: Helen du Toit, Breaking Barriers Film Fund, CBC 


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