Filming begins in Sibenik with Maisie Williams, Mark Gatiss, Roger Ashton-Griffiths and Ian Beattie

Location shooting in the Croatian town of Sibenik for Game of Thrones season 5 began today, and several of the show’s actors were on hand for filming. Slobodnadalmacija.hr snapped several photos of the scene being shot in front of the historic Cathedral of St. James. There was reportedly controversy over the use of the site […]

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Stars on set today at Vila Dalmacija, and Maisie Williams heads to Braavos to film season 5

The filming of Game of Thrones season 5 has officially commenced in Croatia today. The biggest news is that one of our sources has confirmed that the Vila Dalmacija set is indeed representing Dorne. Filming today involved (click for spoilers) Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jerome Flynn and Alexander Siddig. Tomorrow, filming will continue with the inclusion of […]

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More location problems for Game of Thrones season 5 (resolved), cast prepares for filming in Croatia, and more

In a statement on Sibenik.in, the Dubrovnik Diocese has clarified its stance on Game of Thrones‘ troublesome relationship with Dubrovnik Cathedral. They have stated that they only disallowed filming of the interior of the cathedral/walking out of it, and that they did not and can not prohibit filming in the immediate surrounding area. UPDATE: Entertainment Weekly has since […]

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Official Game of Thrones shooting dates for Croatian cities, and other new details

The dates of filming in Croatia have now been confirmed by Embassy Films (HBO’s partner company in Croatia), as reported by this Slobodna Dalmacija article. In brief, the three locations will be visited as follows: Split: 28th August – 17th September Šibenik: 18th September onwards, presumably a week until: Dubrovnik: 26th September – 6 October

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