Veteran TV directors Michelle MacLaren and Alex Graves discuss the complex process of shooting HBO's Game of Thrones. Then, Michael Roiff, producer of In Your Eyes, on the low-budget feature written and executive produced by Joss Whedon but released for a $5 on Vimeo.
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Michelle MacLaren and Alex Graves are veteran TV directors who've directed the HBO series Game of Thrones. They talk with The Business producer Darby Maloney about the complex process of shooting all ten episodes at once across multiple countries. They also discuss the issue of crew safety and the psychological burden of being at the helm of the massive production.
Michelle MacLaren on the set of Game of Thrones
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Alex Graves on the set of Game of Thrones
Courtesy of HBO
In Your Eyes is a low budget romance written and executive produced by Joss Whedon, but released only on the streaming video site, Vimeo. Kim Masters talks with the film's producer, Michael Roiff, about this unusual release strategy and why he's sending bizarre thank-you gifts to viewers.
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