Game of Thrones – VFX Breakdown of „Hardhome“ 

[Warning: Spoilers]

Episode 8 (aka „Hardhome“) was the first highlight of the latest „Game of Thrones“ Season. In this action-packed Episode Jon Snow is directly confronted with the huge army of the „Others“. For the first time I had the feeling that the often quoted Winter is really coming.

The studio El Ranchito Imagen Digital was responsible for the great effects and retouching.

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Tribute to Hayao Miyazaki

Moving Castles, Forest Spirits and Master Thiefs – legendary japanese director and animator Hayao Miyazaki brought us fantastic worlds and cult figures. After 50 years of creating fantastic anime films, he announced in 2013 that The Wind Rises would be his last film. A tribute…

Game of Thrones – Season 4: Giants, Mammoths and the Wall

Behind the scenes of episode 9 and 10 – interview with VFX Supervisor Joe Bauer and VFX Producer Steve Kullback, including VFX Breakdowns of the episodes. It’s interesting to see how they realized the attack on the wall.

http://www.fxguide.com/featured/wights-the-wall-and-wildlings-bringing-more-character-to-game-of-thrones/

Behind the Scence – Spotlight on How To Train Your Dragon 2

Animation movies are more than good looking 3D images; behind all this there is a huge complexity. The Dreamworks Apollo software is the Technology behind How To Train Your Dragon 2.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – First Official Trailer

Yesterday I posted the first Teaser-Preview for The Battle of the Five Armies – now in the first Trailer we see many more of Middle-Earth and yes, the final battle of the five armies!