A great interview with and concept art from the creators of the opening title sequence for HBO's Game of Thrones, including some cool anecdotes for makers and pitchers of things:
Early on, we did a test render of the Red Keep, which is the main structure at King's Landing. We placed the fully rendered model on a CG board skinned with a sample of beautifully damaged plywood, and showed it to the executives. Somebody said, "We didn't know that you guys had a workshop." And at that point we knew we were on to something... that the artists working on the sequence had really started making something extraordinary.
I am loving HelenRuth31 (and if you find yourself losing interest because you are a horrible, jaded person, stick with it for the rap at 2:20)
This '90s megamix will meta-remind you of the '90s by also seeming like an Internet video from the '90s:
Okay, who wants to try this? It sounds crazy.
This is the color described in the alt-text at the beginning of one of Achewood's most excellent story arcs: