Category Archives: Production

Making Game of Thrones: first look at the deadly Sand Snakes

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The behind-the-scenes feature blog Making Game of Thrones posted a new video today, in which weapons designer Tommy Dunne talks about designing the distinctive weapons of the Sand Snakes as well as Areo Hotah’s longaxe. The truly exciting part of the video, though, … Continue reading

What we know about Game of Thrones Season 5

By Rowan Kaiser on

Do you have questions about the upcoming fifth season of Game of Thrones? This is what we at Winter Is Coming know—and we’ll be updating this regularly as Season 5 approaches. Last Update: February 24th, with news of Theon, our … Continue reading

Check out Game of Thrones Season 4 storyboards

By Ani Bundel on

Making Game of Thrones may be done leaking filming tidbits for the season, but that just means more posts for behind-the-scenes details. Their post this week is in conjunction with the Season 4 DVD release. Will Simpson, the comic book … Continue reading

HBO releases Game of Thrones: A Day in The Life trailer

By Ani Bundel on

Yesterday, we got confirmation that there’s a special for Game of Thrones Season 5, entitled “A Day In The Life”, covering three different filming locations. Now there’s a trailer, giving us more insight about which scenes we’ll be getting an in-depth look at. … Continue reading

What It’s Really Like to Work on Game of Thrones

By Ani Bundel on

What’s it really like to work on the Game of Thrones set? I know I’ve wondered what it’s like to work on a hit series with such a vast number of locations for filming. Ireland’s “Her” website wondered the same … Continue reading

Karakter releases Game of Thrones Season 4 concept art

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Karakter Design Studio has been the VFX concept art team behind Game of Thrones since Season 2. The design team were mostly video game-based  (Killzone, The Settlers) prior to being hired by HBO, but their work on episode nine’s Battle of Blackwater helped … Continue reading

News roundup: scorpions, soldiers, and superheroes

By Cameron White on

The scorpions! The superheroes! The man who knew nothing! All this and more in today’s news roundup! First up is the latest Making Game of Thrones post, where we meet the newest members of the cast: the scorpions. Hit the … Continue reading

New video shows Game of Thrones’ musical variety

By Cameron White on

Ramin Djawadi continues to be one of Game of Thrones‘ best assets. As the composer of the show’s music (including that catchy theme song that nobody can get enough of), Djawadi strikes the perfect balance of evoking the emotions of the scenes … Continue reading

More from King’s Landing: Details of the Marketplace

By Ani Bundel on

One of my favorite things about Game of Thrones is how easy it is to immerse oneself in the world of Westeros. The production works hard to create a fully realized fantasy kingdom, you believe you might be able to … Continue reading

Winterfell Rises Again

By Ani Bundel on

After a couple of seasons away from our beloved home in the North, the Game of Thrones production returns to where it all began in Winterfell. As in Season 2, the production is filming in the town of Moneyglass in … Continue reading

New Game of Thrones Filming Dates In Dubrovnik

By Ani Bundel on

So far, the Croatian filming in Dubrovnik has stubbornly focused on Essos. But it looks like good news on the horizon for those fans of Westeros, despite everything that’s happened there. According to Englishman In Dubrovnik, filming for King’s Landing … Continue reading

Could This Set Be For Tyrion Lannister?

By Ani Bundel on

Over the weekend, I posted this picture of the new set in Croatia and started to speculate as to who it could be for. The production going to a totally new place suggests this is for something we’ve never seen … Continue reading



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