SAE London is delighted to invite you to an onstage interview and Q&A with Jeremy Podeswa, Director of Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire and The Handsmaids Tale.
Join us at the Rio Cinema to discover the industry secrets, ability to work on projects of different genres and the differences in directing for cinema and television. The professional figure will also discuss the difficulties in managing high-profile and high-budget productions as well as taking a look at the special effects and major issues the industry faces though the growing rise of digital distribution platforms such as, Netflix and Amazon.
Jeremy Podeswa is an award-winning feature film and television director who has been nominated three times for the Emmy Award for: HBO’s “Game of Thrones”, “Boardwalk Empire” and “The Pacific” (for which he was also nominated for the Directors Guild of America Award). He has directed for many innovative cable television series and mini-series, including: HBO’s “True Detective”, The Newsroom”, “True Blood”, “Rome”, “Six Feet Under” and “Carnivale”; for Showtime, “Homeland”, “Ray Donovan”, “The Borgias”, “The Tudors”, “Dexter”, “Weeds”, “The L Word” and “Queer as Folk”; for AMC “The Walking Dead” and “Rubicon”; for F/X “American Horror Story: Asylum and Coven”, “Tyrant”, “Nip/Tuck” and “The Riches”; and for TNT the mini-series “Into the West” (produced by Steven Spielberg). Most recently, he completed directing both the premiere and finale episodes of “Game of Thrones” (Season 7); three episodes of “Here and Now” by Alan Ball for HBO; and two episodes of “Handmaid’s Tale”(season two) for MGM/HULU. He has also written and directed three award-winning feature films: "Fugitive Pieces" (Opening Night, Toronto International Film Festival); "The Five Senses" (Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes); and "Eclipse" (Berlin and Sundance Festivals). Other credits include the TV movie “After the Harvest” (Lifetime), starring Sam Shepard, winner of the Directors Guild of Canada Award for Best Direction.
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