How FX Wizards Turned Tennis Balls Into Dragons for Game of Thrones

Sure, we're not talking practical effects like with the chestburster or T-600, but the magic behind the Game of Thrones dragons is just as impressive, except with computers.


Wired got to dig into the process of how these dragons were born, and it's pretty complex. Light spoilers: you've been warned.

Who'd have thought a tennis ball on a stick could be so menacing? [Wired]



I used to be in that business and the audience can tell if you're actually looking at something or pretending to look at something. Giving the actors a model to look at is a great idea.