HBO’s Game of Thrones series has won one more award. It’s the Location Managers Guild International Award 2018. It was the fifth edition of LMGI awards which started in 2014. In particular, Game of Thrones season 7 has won in the Outstanding Locations in a Period TV Series category. It looks like there is no stopping to GoT wave.
It doesn’t matter what category type award it it, GameofThrones is ought to win everywhere. The LMGI took place at Alex Theatre in Glendale located in California on Saturday, April 7, 2018. This award is specifically meant for location scouts. This time, they honored Robert Boake, Matt Jones, and Pedro Tate Araez.
Game of Thrones Wins at Location Managers Guild International Awards 2018
GoT fought in a competitive category competing with Netflix’s The Crown & Stranger Things, and FX’s Taboo. Every season of this HBO series has always been known for its exceptional scenery. The season 7 of GoT won this time by taking things up a notch with plenty of amazing local locations like Italica (the Dragonpit), and San Juan de Gaztelugatxe (Dragonstone).
Check: Azor Ahoi.
The same season featured the expedition of Jon Snow to the north of the Wall. It showed the extremely gorgeous real-world locations in Iceland. May be there was no better location than Los Barruecos where the Loot Train Attack in the season 7 episode 4, The Spoils of War, was filmed.
Game of Thrones has been nominated for five times in a row and won for the fourth time, except 2017. GoT has got nominations every year so far. Last year, it lost to The Crown. However, The Crown doesn’t seem to have driving tourism like GoT is doing.
Other winners included Dunkirk (Outstanding Locations in a Period Film), Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment (Outstanding Film Commission), Volkswagen: Atlas – Charlie Love/LMGI, Jof Hanwright/LMGI, John Hutchinson/LMGI (Outstanding Location in Commercial), and Baby Driver (Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film).