How VFX wizards brought the Game of Thrones dragons to life

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The team based their dragon designs on a mass of research

Game of Thrones has become a worldwide phenomenon, and for good reason. A truly epic production, with every episode a mini-movie, it's taken a giant team of talent to bring George RR Martin's fantasy to our television screens.

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Alice Pattillo

Alice Pattillo is a freelance journalist with a passion for heavy metal, horror, science fiction, fantasy and comics. She has over seven years experience in magazines, formerly working as a staff writer at Creative Bloq, Imagine FX, Computer Arts and 3D World, as production editor for Guitar World and Guitar Player and online editor of Metal Hammer.