“Battle of the Bastards” was one of Game of Thrones’ most memorable episodes, with one of the most harrowing and visceral battles ever captured on film. This behind-the-scenes video explores how director Miguel Sapochnik (who also oversaw season five’s brutal “Hardhome”) staged the epic set-piece from start to finish.
As we enter Star Trek’s fiftieth year, it’s a good time to look back on the early days of the show. Gerald Gurian has recently released a book that does just that: To Boldly Go: Rare Photos from the TOS Soundstage, which gives us a good look at the behind the scenes making of the original show.
Daredevil has been praised for its grit and realism, and since it’s a show about a guy who spends at least half his time beating people up, this means the way he fights has to feel believable.
We’re still reeling from the epic, book-bettering events of the latest episode of Game of Thrones. Want to see what went into the making of one of the coolest sequences on the show so far? HBO has released an awesome look behind the scenes at how they filmed “Hardhome.”
I have no doubt that Avengers: Age of Ultron is going to be ridiculously fun and awesomely badass in all the ways that comic book superhero movies should be. But boy, making such a spectacle for a movie leads to some hilarious behind the scenes footage. I mean, check out this 9 minute clip of Avengers 2 and…
Furious 7 is releasing this weekend which means all of mankind is about to have their eyeballs blasted (and brains removed for two hours) with the most insane special and practical effects that don't involve space or superheroes or space-based superheroes. Here's a quick cut of some behind the scenes footage of …
Holy Bat-ception, Batman! Apparently Batman Returns was going to originally feature this store - a merchandising shrine to all things Batman, based upon his shenanigans in the first Burton Batman film. Check out plenty more pictures after the cut!
It's always cool when animators give fans a look at the what it takes to create a TV show or movie, and these Hunter X Hunter frames prove it takes a lot of work. Takahiko Abiru, one of the animation directors, has been tweeting some of the 18,000 frames he drew for the show since it was rebooted in 2011.
Simpsons fans may remember a particular couch-gag from last month's episode, "Diggs," created by French animator Sylvain Chomet. It was a stylistically distinct, hand-drawn take on the gag and it made quite the splash. And now, the production company behind the short, Th1ng, has just released a "making-of" feature.
Wires are some of the most basic components of the modern world, which practically guarantees that most of us take them for granted. But as English Russia so kindly shows us, the process behind our messy heaps of wiring is anything but ordinary.
NSFW. This is NSFW guys. If you don't want to see body parts typical of a Playboy photo shoot, do not click. Anyway. NSFW. Here's a collection of images from photographer Patrick Van Dam's book Playboy Behind The Scenes. It shows how those iconic centerfold sausages are made and how hilariously awkward and unsexy it…
Last month we wrote about what it's like to be a window cleaner in New York City. The New York Times did a video profiling veteran Spiderman Brent Weingard and documenting him cleaning windows or just, you know, hanging out. It was great. But you gotta wonder who was behind the camera on that piece. Because whoever…
So here we have 15 minutes worth of behind the scenes footage from Neill Blomkamp’s upcoming "postapocalyptic" movie Elysium. I mean, this is basically the entire movie, which doesn't open until August 9! Does the studio know about this?
Love or hate haunted houses, it's hard to deny the fact that their ability to turn otherwise rational adults into whimpering shells of their former selves is, to say the least, fairly impressive. And now, thanks to the new Haunted Mansion Backstage tumblr, you can see exactly how they turn all that dated robotic tech…
If you're not already excited about Iron Man 3 you don't have a beating heart. For those of us who are human, and therefore teeming with anticipation, this six-minute clip of behind-the-scenes footage that should make that pulse of yours quicken.
Remember how Red Bull made that amazingly ridiculous athlete-powered Rube Goldberg machine? This is how they did it. And it includes 11 athletes, 12 different machines, 4 RED cameras, 45 GoPro cameras, a 75 person crew putting in 3,422 man hours and a helluva sawdust.
It turns out Phantom cameras are useful for more than just destroying household items and blowing stuff up. This Fiat Abarth spot made use of the slow-motion wonder cam in this fantastical "still moving image," and the behind the scenes is pretty amazing.
Taking pictures of wildlife in its natural environment is one thing, but trying to capture the perfect frame of a wild raptor in the confines of a photo studio is an exercise in precision.
If you're watching Monday Night Football tonight, you'll probably see a flawless production that balances highlights, game footage, stats, commentary and so much more. How do they do it! A huge team of people, cutting edge technology, some note cards and a whole mess of wires, apparently.