Foxtel And DDB Build Epic Graveyard To Mourn The End Of Game Of Thrones

Foxtel And DDB Build Epic Graveyard To Mourn The End Of Game Of Thrones
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To commemorate the highly anticipated eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, DDB Sydney and Foxtel have built a 2000 square metre graveyard that pays tribute to the bloodshed and more than a hundred thousand individual deaths over the past seven seasons.

The ‘Grave of Thrones’, situated inside Centennial Park in Sydney from April 12 – 14, was designed by DDB Sydney and built in a collaborative effort from Revolver/Will O’Rourke and The Glue Society.

The final resting place is designed as a place for GoT fans to reflect on the deaths of the show’s most iconic faces, as the show prepares to reach its epic conclusion.

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It features more than 30 gravestones, including two grand family mausoleums housing the deceased members of House Stark and House Baratheon and the headstones of some of Game of Thrones’ most infamous characters, including Joffrey Lannister, Ramsay Bolton, Khal Drogo, Tywin Lannister, Littlefinger and Olenna Tyrell.

Every single grave has been created in staggering detail, closely referencing the lives and deaths of the characters featured, including Hodor’s headstone which honours one of the show’s most loved characters and depicts his tragic death at the exit of a cave.

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The graveyard was created by a huge and passionate team of Australia’s top sculptors, designers, painters and builders, who worked hundreds of hours to build graves richly layered in GoT stories and references.

The graveyard is open to the public from Friday, April 12 to Sunday, April 14, from 7am – 6pm.

 

Credits

Creative: DDB Sydney

Chief Creative Officer: Ben Welsh

Executive Creative Director: Tara Ford

Creative Director: David Jackson

Senior Creative: Tim Woolford

Senior Creative: Tommy Cehak

Designer: Ramon Rodriguez

Head of Integrated Production: Sevda Cemo

Producer: Sam Harris

Planning Director: Joseph Smeaton

Managing Partner: Penny Dixon

Senior Business Director: Kirsty Mould

Senior Business Manager: Lisa Zimpel

Project Director: Liv Pultar

Content Editor: Richard Maxton

Sound Engineer: Danny Grifoni

PR: Mango Communications

Managing Director: Tabitha Fairbairn

Head of Consumer: Ben Handberg

Event Producer: Jim McGorty

Production

Production Company: Revolver/ Will O’Rourke

Artists/Project Direction: The Glue Society

Project Director: Pete Baker

MD / Executive Producer: Michael Ritchie

Executive Producer: Pip Smart

Executive Producer: Jasmin Helliar

Producer: Isabella Vitelli

Production Designer: Enzo Iacono

Construction Manager: Greg Hajdu

Construction: Gregsets

Photography: PhotoPlay

Photographer: Romello Pereira

Producer: Libby Hams

Foxtel

Executive Director of Television: Brian Walsh

Director, Content Marketing: Jo McAlister

Director, Publicity & Talent: Jamie Campbell

Chief Sale & Marketing Officer: Kieren Cooney

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