With a masters in finance from Portland State University, Graeme Queen currently serves as the senior director of IT solutions delivery at a company in Portland, Oregon. Outside of his professional work, Graeme Queen enjoys various drama series on television such as Breaking Bad and the current hit television series Game of Thrones.
A fantasy drama television series that airs on HBO, Game of Thrones is based on A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of books by George R. R. Martin. A highly rated and popular show, Game of Thrones has achieved numerous accolades, including 26 Emmy Awards. In the recent sixth season, the production costs of each episode reached more than $10 million, partially due to its scenic film locations.
The primary film location for most episodes is Northern Ireland and Scotland. Along with landscapes featuring forests and mountains, the region includes historic castles that satisfy the narrative requirements for the show. In addition to Northern Ireland and Scotland, other film locations have included Croatia, Iceland, USA, Malta, Morocco, Canada, and Spain.