With Season 4 coming to a close last weekend, Game Of Thrones fans were surprised and shocked at the season finale. While those who read the books continued to snigger at the Unsullied – A common moniker in GOT/ASOIAF fan forums for those fans who haven’t read the books yet.
We don’t know how Weiss and Benioff (the showrunners) will tackle the future seasons since the TV series is running out of source material and the release of the next book nowhere in sight. Die-hard GOT fans would need to satisfy themselves by binge watching the previous seasons all over again. And, while you traverse through the alleys of Flea bottom or through the Red Waste, one thing that sets Game Of Thrones apart from what you are watching right now is the massive amount of visual effects involved. A heady mixture of practical effects and CGI, the VFX team for Game of Thrones would need to do set extensions character animation,matte painting, compositing and these projects are so massive that more than one VFX studio works on a given episode.
To understand this better, we complied the VFX breakdowns from the past 4 seasons.
Season 1 :
Season 2 :
Season 3 :
For all things Dragons:
And, if you’ve got some more time to kill :