If you’re feeling homesick for Westeros, here’s something to look forward to! Insight Editions and HBO have teamed up to create two fascinating behind-the-scenes books for Game of Thrones fans, both hitting shelves on November 12. The newly announced titles, The Photography of Game of Thrones and The Art of Game of Thrones are part of a 2019 publishing plan which also includes Game of Thrones: The Storyboards, featuring art by lead storyboard artist William Simpson and written by Michael Kogge (available now, $60); and Game of Thrones: The Costumes, exploring the incredible pieces designed by Michele Clapton, written by Gina McIntyre (Nov. 12, $75).
The Photography of Game of Thrones
Photography by Helen Sloan, written by Michael Kogge ($75)
This deluxe compendium features sumptuous photography from the making of HBO’s unparalleled hit show Game of Thrones. Offering a rare peek behind the scenes of one of the most popular and revered television shows of all time, The Photography of Game of Thrones gives fans an exclusive look at some of their favorite characters and moments in gorgeous detail.
The official principal Game of Thrones unit photographer, Helen Sloan has compiled the most iconic shots from the acclaimed show. The best of her collection, along with the work of the unit photography team, is featured here. Bold and gorgeously crafted, The Photography of Game of Thrones captures in striking detail the scope and nuance of the show, celebrating a world of iconic characters, shocking moments, breathtaking locations, and much more. (Hardcover, 9.75” x 13”, 320 pages)
The Art of Game of Thrones
Written by Jody Revenson and Deborah Riley ($75)
Game of Thrones has been one of the most popular and successful television shows ever created. Beautifully crafted and presented in a deluxe, large format, these pages present a visual chronicle of the meticulous work done by artists to bring the world of Westeros to life on-screen.
Fans will recognize thrilling moments and stunning locations from the show. Showcasing a multitude of fascinating and beautifully rendered images and previously unpublished works of art, this collectible book contains the visual legacy of Game of Thrones and is a must-have for fans of the show. (Hardcover, 9.25” x 13”, 320 pages)
Helen Sloan is a photographer from Northern Ireland. She is known for her role as principal stills photographer for the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, is a member of the Society of Motion Picture Still Photographers, and is a Nikon Ambassador.
Michael Kogge is a screenwriter and author who has penned many books, most notably the junior novels for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the Star Wars Rebels animated series, and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. His original graphic novel, Empire of the Wolf, an epic about werewolves in ancient Rome, received great acclaim during its recent publication. He resides in Southern California and is online at michaelkogge.com and @michaelkogge on Twitter.
Deborah Riley started working on HBO’s Game of Thrones in 2013, when she was hired as the production designer for the fourth season. Since then she has earned four consecutive Emmy Awards, three Art Directors Guild Awards, and a BAFTA for her work on the epic, groundbreaking series.
Jody Revenson has written extensively about the Harry Potter films, with her most recent books being Harry Potter: Spells & Charms: A Movie Scrapbook and Harry Potter: Hogwarts: A Movie Scrapbook. In her first foray into the Wizarding World, she edited and contributed to the New York Times best sellers Harry Potter: Film Wizardry and Harry Potter: Page to Screen.