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Thrones visual effects team profiled in recent articles

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The visual effects team that worked on Game of Thrones has been profiled in a couple of recent articles. The company, called BlueBolt, is a London-based visual effects studio. They are a newly formed studio, but their founders have years … Continue reading

Artist’s CVs reveal info about VFX work, include first image of three-eyed crow!

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Some recently discovered CVs give further information on the visual effects work being done for Game of Thrones. Thanks to a relentlessly thorough job of digging for news, WiC reader The Rabbit has discovered several artists’ CVs that reveal their … Continue reading

Quick Hits: VFX company added, Dothraki creator interviewed

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Here are two quick updates from the world of Thrones on this Monday morning: Ran over at Westeros discovered that the company that will be responsible for the visual effects work on Game of Thrones appears to be the London-based … Continue reading

Will being recast, prologue will be reshot

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An urgent casting call has gone out for Will, the ranger from the prologue. Here is the text of the breakdown: Will – Aged 20. A young ranger working with the Night’s Watchmen. A young self-reliant outsider with characterful face, … Continue reading

Julia Frey not returning for full season

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Julia Frey, visual effects producer for the Game of Thrones pilot, has announced on her blog that she will not be returning for the full season. I bid a fond farewell to Shane’s Castle (where this photo was taken) and … Continue reading


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Got a few small items to report on so I guess it’s time for another news round-up post. Congrats to Robert Stromberg, visual effects supervisor for the pilot, who has been nominated a second time for an Academy Award in … Continue reading

Interview with FX producer Julia Frey

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Today I am excited to post an exclusive interview with the coolest visual effects producer in Hollywood, Julia Frey. Julia first came to our attention when she posted some great (a little too great in HBO’s estimation) photos of some … Continue reading

Award-winning VFX supervisor working on pilot

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Robert Stromberg, an Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated visual effects designer, has been more or less confirmed to be working on the Game of Thrones pilot in the capacity of visual effects supervisor. This confirmation came via a series of Julia Frey … Continue reading

Special effects in the world of Westeros

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One of the big factors to pulling this series off is going to be nailing the special effects. You could have a great script and some great acting, but when you see some cheesy CGI it just pulls you out … Continue reading

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