by Iloura VFX, Creative Cow
You don’t have to be a Game of Thrones fan to appreciate this
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group (Deluxe) has shared that its Australian animation and visual effects studio Iloura delivered a significant suite of work for the recent “Battle of the Bastards” episode of HBO’s tentpole series Game of Thrones. Working on the epic battle sequence for the Season 6, Episode 9 crescendo, Iloura’s team of visual artists used a mix of VFX and hand-crafted animation techniques to realize the vision for the bloody showdown.
Read lots more here. You’ll be glad you did.
And here, courtesy HBO, is an amazing production breakdown of the staging and shooting of the epic battle scene that gives this episode its name. We suggest playing back full screen.