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Game of Thrones: The Compendium

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12/22/2014 12:00:00 PM ET

Throughout the years, Tower of the Hand has been privileged to showcase some of your talents, whether they be essays or artwork or some other clever inspirations. Today HBO opens up an official resource where fans can share their work, too: Game of Thrones: The Compendium. On this new site, artists, craftsmen, musicians, foodies and more are invited to literally write the book on Westeros; a few notable VIPs will handpick selected contributions to be curated into a printed book. Learn more about the collaborative project in the press release below and check out the site to see how you can submit your work.

HBO® Creates Game of Thrones®: The Compendium Online Destination Of Original Fan Creations Inspired By Hit Show

Selected Contributions To Be Curated Into A Printed Book Handpicked By Notable VIPS Including Tom Colicchio, Nina Garcia, Greg Hildebrandt, Arthur Chu and More

From paintings and posters, recipes and songs, Game of Thrones® fans have created some of the most intriguing and creative content inspired by their beloved show. To celebrate their passion, HBO is embarking on a first-of-its-kind collaborative official compilation - Game of Thrones®: The Compendium. Through this unifying gateway, fans can contribute original Game of Thrones® themed creative content that showcases their knowledge and expertise of the series giving fans the opportunity to literally "write the book" about the world of Westeros. Artists, craftsman, musicians, foodies, writers and more will have their work displayed in a fully searchable, fluid gallery experience.

The site (http://www.gameofthronescompendium.com/) goes live today and fans can begin submitting their creations on December 19th through March 28, 2015. After the sixteen-week submission period, the best of the finalist entries curated by the VIP Council of Editors will be edited for inclusion in a printed compendium scheduled to be available in December of 2015 (additional details will follow).

Game of Thrones®: The Compendium is an exciting destination for fans, giving them a central location to see the latest fan created content. The site will feature six artistic categories - art, music, costume, food, craft and analysis - where followers can create and upload their pieces or simply browse the galleries to view what others have produced.

Additionally, each piece that is submitted to the site will be reviewed by the Council of Editors. The Council will help curate selections for inclusion in the printed compendium. The Council consists of eight luminaries across various fields such as art, fashion, food and journalism, which are all most importantly, also fans of Game of Thrones®.

The Council Consists of: Gerald Brom, renowned writer and illustrator of Brom Art; Arthur Chu, culture blogger, The Daily Beast; Tom Colicchio, celebrity chef and judge on Bravo's Top Chef; Nina Garcia, creative director of Marie Claire magazine and judge on Lifetime's Project Runway; Kevin Hatch, writer and moderator, Reddit r/gameofthrones; Greg Hildebrandt, famous fantasy and science fiction artist; Laura Hudson, entertainment and culture writer for Wired magazine and others; Zack Luye, author at Game of Thrones fan site Watchers on the Wall.com. The selections will be curated based on which pieces the members think enriches and extends the experience of the series and each selection will receive an author credit and a copy of the final product.

Game of Thrones follows kings and queens, knights and renegades, liars and noblemen who are engaged in a deadly cat-and-mouse game for control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. As betrayal, lust, intrigue and supernatural forces shake the four corners of the Kingdoms, their bloody struggle for the Iron Throne will have unforeseen and far-reaching consequences.


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