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Designing Game of Thrones Season 5: Dornish Weaponry

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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

Making Game of Thrones: The cold of The North

By Ani Bundel on

Well of course it’s snowy at The Wall… Day 77: From the bottom of a quarry, our VFX supervisor looks up at the ridge above us and shakes his head. As we all shiver in 4°C shadow, he’s praying the … Continue reading

The Reality of Filming Dragons

By Ani Bundel on

According to A Wiki of Ice and Fire: Dragons are magical creatures, which existed on the continents of Westeros and Essos, and up until recently were considered to have been extinct for over one hundred and fifty years. The only remaining traces of the dragons … Continue reading

News roundup: scorpions, soldiers, and superheroes

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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

Sophie Turner and Gwendoline Christie filming in N. Ireland

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The excitement and the blood shed may be happening in Spain, but that doesn’t mean that the Northern Ireland division is having a dull time of it. According to the Making Game Of Thrones site, Gwendoline Christie has been on … Continue reading

Game of Thrones explores The Intensity of Iceland

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In the newest featurette from HBO, we go behind the scenes with the cast and crew of Game of Thrones as they film season four in Iceland. The shooting this season was quite the departure from previous years when the … Continue reading

Season 4 behind-the-scenes video introduces new production designer

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Making Game of Thrones has posted a new video which introduces us to Deborah Riley, the new production designer on Game of Thrones. In the video, Riley talks about taking on the challenge of designing for this show while we … Continue reading

MGoT: Back to the battlefield

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Another Making Game of Thrones post has gone up revealing a few details about the filming of an important battle scene in season 4. Two years and two seasons on, we have returned to a location not far from the … Continue reading

MGoT: Across the Narrow Sea

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A new Making Game of Thrones post has gone up today, in which Cat Taylor describes the excitement and exhaustion that comes with filming with multiple units in multiple countries. While we did cut Morocco out of the schedule and … Continue reading

MGoT: Overheard at Craster’s Keep

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Making Game of Thrones has been updated with another “Overheard on Set” entry, this time bringing us phrases heard on the set of Craster’s Keep, plus an atmospheric new season 4 photo. “Just be aware there are two bodies in … Continue reading

MGoT: Overheard in the production offices

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The “overhead on set” has been a staple post of the official Making Game of Thrones blog since the beginning. Cat Taylor offers up another edition, this time with phrases overheard at the production office during pre-production meetings. “We’re going … Continue reading

MGoT: Wedding Planning

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While we may be still some months away from our first real glimpse of season 4, behind the scenes writer Cat Taylor continues to whet our whistle with her excellent blog posts for Making Game of Thrones. In her latest … Continue reading

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