5 Most Expensive TV Shows Of All Time

Thanks to the advent of HBO and Netflix, TV shows now have the muscle and the money to match up to large scale Hollywood movie productions. Which of course, heats up the competition and adds pressure on producers to make shows that somehow stand out in the sea of a million, all of which are available on demand. They are countering the competition with a no-holds barred policy when it comes to spending money. Here’s a quick look at the crazily high figures that go into the production of our favourite shows.

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What is it like to be a background artist on Game of Thrones?

Tell us that you haven’t been obsessing over the epic battle on Game of Thrones, and we’ll show you a liar. The latest season has successfully managed to drive away the Monday blues like never before. In times like these, ever wondered what it’s like to be a background artist on Game Of Thrones and watch the magic unfold right in front of your eyes? Read on for insider details of a few lucky background artists.

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Iconic movie scenes - Before & after CGI

We live in times when technology is developing as fast as it gets outdated. Those music CDs that you religiously collected now seem like dinosaurs, and does anybody know what happened to their first iPod?

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Real life confessions from background artists

Let’s face it, our obsession with the big stars clouds our vision when it comes to noticing the hard working team of background artists. They are the ones who make it possible for the directors on a tight budget to pass off Minnesota as New York. They form the perfect backdrop, so that the viewers know how to interpret the scene. Wonder what it’s like to spend a day in their life? These confessions will give you a bird’s eye view of the film-making process.

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Refugees who learned to code are now part of the We Got POP team!

The exact extent of the refugee crisis isn’t lost on anyone, but if you’ve been looking to make a meaningful contribution to their lives, the Code Your Future initiative is offering a start. Started by Germán Bencci, the initiative is helping circumvent the job crisis for newcomers in the country. The six-month web development programme brings together a network of professional developers who lend their time and expertise to tutor students on the web technologies currently in demand — absolutely free of cost. The face-to- face, hands-on weekend classes are complemented by online support and several hours of weekly assignments and group projects.

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5 legends who started out as background artists

The rocky road to the upper echelons of Hollywood may seem like a daunting task, but what if we told you that getting your big break didn’t require the services of a benevolent godmother? Life wasn’t always a bed of roses for some of the current bigwigs of showbiz either. Take notes from the few relentless ones, who didn’t consider background acting as a step down from their ambitions, and were in turn awarded with a direct route to stardom. These are some of best rags-to-riches stories of Hollywood:

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Top 10 international cities to live in if you work in film

We all dream of cruising down Rodeo Drive as we drive to the studio from our Beverly Hills Mansion, but with many cities now offering world class movie making facilities all around the world, the options for where to shoot your next project are on the increase. Locations Managers have the tough job of weighing up all the pros and cons for each city. For people who work in Film, there’s no need to be tied to one place. Here are 10 cities around the world with a vibrant film production scene that you should probably know more about.

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