A Look Inside the Digital Effects on ‘Game of Thrones’
Photoshopping, say, a pair of sneakers floating mid-air is cool, but the world of CGI and visual manipulation seems to end at HBO’s Game of Thrones. The show, what with its $6 million USD per episode budget, is one of the most aesthetically impressive shows in television history – but by no small consequence of its digital effects house: Mackevision. Here we take a behind-the-scenes look at the meticulous editing applied to the original shots, which transforms an average landscape shot or green screen into the stuff of fantasy. Enjoy the above.