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Mackevision interview: Crafting Lost in Space & Game of Thrones's VFX

The executive producer from the crew behind a couple of media's most filling visual feasts shares some of the processes.


Heiko Burkardsmaier is a VFX executive producer with Mackevision, an award-winning company that designs and produces high-end 3D visualizations, animations, and effects for images, films, and interactive applications. Burkardsmaier's portfolio includes Netflix's Lost in Space, Game of Thrones, The Amazing Spider-Man, and Green Lantern.

At View Conference 2018, Burkardsmaier discussed bringing King's Landing to life in the Game of Thrones series, CG crowds, the attack and Casterly Rock, and more. If you're interested in the inner workings of one of the biggest television shows of all time, you don't want to miss this interview.

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