Dragon fights, winter storms and the undead are key elements in this fantastic visual effects breakdown from ImageEngine.

“Image Engine was responsible for some 98% of the dragon animation throughout season eight,” begins Tyler Weiss, visual effects producer. “We sent half of this work to partner vendors Scanline and Weta Digital. The other half of the work was fully Image Engine’s: we took those shots from the first stages to final.” (See the full, in-depth case study on ImageEngine’s website.

ImageEngine is located in Vancouver BC and merged in 2015 with Cinesite. Take a look at other works by ImageEngine in their show reel below.

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Allan Torp Jensen
Author: Allan Torp Jensen

Allan has worked on visual effects for feature films and television for 20 years. He has experience of the full VFX pipeline but has focused on compositing for the past 15 years and has been a Lead Compositor and Compositing Supervisor on various shows. He has worked with the talented people at Cinesite, Bluebolt VFX, Automatik VFX in London, and Weta Digital in New Zealand. For the past five years, he has worked remotely at his own Torper Studio on various high-end TV and feature film projects.