‘The Chair,’ streaming, Netflix

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are perhaps best known as the co-creators of the hyper-violent yet artistically lauded and broadly popular HBO series “Game of Thrones.”

Quebec Emmy winner, son of theologians, thought he would always be poor

Thomas Montminy-Brodeur, 28, just won the Best Visual Effects Emmy Award as part of the team at Rodeo FX, the Montreal studio that makes the special effects for “Game of Thrones.” Now at the top, Montminy-Brodeur smiles when he thinks about the work he used to do for the Archdiocese of Quebec a few years ago.