From Titanic to Game of Thrones: Promoting Belfast as a Global Media Capital

  title={From Titanic to Game of Thrones: Promoting Belfast as a Global Media Capital},
  author={Ipek A Celik Rappas},
  journal={Media, Culture \& Society},
  pages={539 - 556}
Using information gathered through analysis of screen industry–related promotion material and fieldwork conducted in Belfast in June 2017, this article traces the ways in which screen economy connected to James Cameron’s Titanic (1997) and HBO’s Game of Thrones and the celebratory discourse around these works brand Belfast as a dynamic global media capital. This study inquires into the ways in which association with screen industries contributes to the spatial value of a region, especially a… 
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