El Ranchito, an award-winning effects company, has released a behind the scenes look at how they brought the army of the white walkers to life in the penultimate episode of series 7 ‘Beyond the Wall’. The video breaks down how practical effects were merged with visual effects to create the terrifying undead. Check it out below!
If you’re a fan of the HBO behind the scenes videos, you’ll know how much effort and craft the production team and actors put into the show, and this video perfectly illustrates this. It’s amazing to see the results of the visual effects side by side with the green screen sets! It’s funny to see that the actors still have to go through jumping into waist deep water to get the perfect shots though!
Missing Game of Thrones already? HBO are releasing a weekly show to go behind the scenes at the series’ set design featuring interviews with the actors, directors, writers and producers called Game Revealed. Series 8 release date has yet to be confirmed.