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According to a very recent (2 days old) Guardian article: Game of Thrones costs HBO something in the region of $6m an episode to produce. And plenty of sources confirm it. A Yahoo TV article adds: some episodes of "Game of Thrones" actually have cracked that obscene average budget of $6 million per. That Battle of Blackwater episode? Where the Imp ...


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Rendered animation in movies is indeed a software or a piece of computer program only. You must have heard of the software Renderman which catapulted Pixar's success. Now, in software industry, any piece of code/program is developed with the scope of being reusable. That's the whole point of it. So let's say there is a computer program that can render a ...


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The "phones are dead" trope is still very much a part of story telling but usually appears only in some area effect context (usually with explosions and someone looking constipated or throwing an oh-mah-gawd-we're-in-the-sticks eye roll). I assume you are not referring to that general case but asking how one party could prevent another adversary from ...


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I was in the live studio audience for the taping of a sitcom maybe 15 years ago when I was living in southern California. There was a scene that couldn't be done live (no special effects; I believe it was just a scene outdoors). It had obviously been taped beforehand. The regular "set" consisted of the interior of a house -- laid out horizontally so each ...



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