It seems like with the completion of Game Of Thrones 6 and the show now heading towards its seventh edition, there won’t be any delaying in the revelation of the basic but important information regarding the next season’s production details. Well, the show after its season 6 finale “The Winds Of Winter” didn’t take much of its time in revealing those important most people behind each episodes creation “The Directors” who are responsible for telling the show’s story in the most creative, intrigued and intense manners. Now for the next edition of Game Of Thrones 7, the show has already revealed the name of the directors who would be directing Season 7.
Well the next year for season 7 in 2017, there is going be somewhat change in the way Game Of Thrones has been showcased in past 6 years. During Season 6, the showrunner David Benioff and D. B. Weiss gave in details about how they are reaching the final stage of the series and thereby the next two seasons after 6th will contain less number of episodes in it. The precise number episode, for now, is said to have been 13 and with this latest announcement of Season 7 Directors, who would be only 4 this time than the regular 5 directors. Where in each one gets to direct two episode per season, making it a complete set of 10 episodes per season. But with 4 directors for season 7 makes up for a guess that the first three (Alan Taylor, Jeremy Podeswa, and Mark Mylod) might direct two episodes each and the finale to be directed by one (Matt Shakman) who happened to be the debut director in the series. Here is the list of the director with the details of their earlier collaboration with Game Of Thrones and other filmmaking work.
Alan Taylor: An Emmy Award Winner of the TV show “The Sopranos”, the recently directed Terminator: Genisys and Thor the Dark World. Alan is actually the Game Of Thrones veteran and has given the show some of the best episodes particular Season 1 “Baelor”, also directed four other episodes from Season 2 including the premiere and the finale of it.
Jeremy Podeswa: An Emmy Award Nominee last year for directing Season 5’s most crucial and talked about episode “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken”, along with “Kill the Boy”. Returned again in Season 6 this year for directing the first two episodes “The Red Women” and “Home” appreciated for the revealing and shocking events of Melisandre’s age and Jon snow resurrection.
Mark Mylod: Known for his television work of “Shameless” and HBO’s “Entourage”, Mylod helmed Game of Thrones four excellent episodes, Season 5 “High Sparrow” and “Sons of the Harpy”, returned to season 6 only to bring back the an important character “Hound” in “The Broken Man” and another on to direct the thrilling chase of Arya Stark in “No One”.
Matt Shakman: Shakman is a new entry in Game of Thrones making his debut with Season 7 and it seems that his earlier filmmaking work has stolen the showrunner attention to get him to direct Game of Thrones. His best work till the day goes from Mad Man, Fargo to Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
It seems every other director has a prior experience of directing the episodes of the show except for Matt Shakman and Season 7 to possible contain only 7 episode, Shakman might get to direct either the premiering episode or the finale. Because all the other 3 man behind the camera would get 2 episode each. Well, for now, we could only ask for more such inside news on production details from the next and 7th installment in the series.