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The Walking Dead has firmly established itself as one of the most successful and popular TV series in the world. We have been doing VFX for this undead hit show since season 6, resulting in an Emmy nomination for our VFX Supervisor Staffan Linder and his team in 2016 (for their work on ep 609).

Above is a reel with some of our shots from season 6 and 7 and below assorted breakdowns from all seasons. Enjoy!

NEW! VFX Breakdown of the "Grinder" sequence in ep 810
VFX Breakdown of shots from ep 808
VFX Breakdown of some of the shots we did for ep 807, including shots with plenty of CG Walkers!
VFX Breakdown of how we did the "Gunther slice" shot in episode 804.
VFX breakdown of some of the shots we did for episode 801.
Making of clip from ep 702
VFX Breakdown of a shot from ep 616

Credits

Goodbye Kansas team, ep 810
Goodbye Kansas Cinematic Team
VFX Supervisor: Andreas Cronström
3D Lead: Joakim Olsson
Executive Producer: Claes Dietmann
VFX Producer: Matilda Olsson, Hanna Bengtsson
Coordinator: Jona Karen Wedholm
Lead Character Artist: Daniel Bystedt
Character Artists: Erik Hallberg, Frans Åkerman
Modeling: Magnus Eriksson, Jacob Moilanen
Rigging TD: Peter Jemstedt, Riham Toulan
Lead Animator: Christina Sidoti
Animation: Fredrik Olsson, Jonathan Skifs
Lookdev: Daniel Bystedt, Frans Åkerman, Joakim Olsson, Alexis Andersson, Magnus Eriksson, Jesper Bardhamre, Sean Kalamgi
Light and Render: Alexis Andersson, Joakim Olsson
Lead FX Artist: Filip Orrby
FX: Ludvig Jonsson, Simon Rainerson, David Vestin, Martin Widö
Cloth: Ludvig Eliasson, Richard Lyons
Compositing: Fredrik Höglin, Tomas Näslund, Karl Rydhe, Richard Sällqvist, Denys Holovyanko, Hannah Myllyoja, Mattias Sandelius, Martin Borell, Robin Zeijlon, Andreas Cronström
3d tracking / layout : Jacob Moilanen
Concept and DMP: Kait Kybar, Mikael Eriksson, Teo Mathlein
Editor: Finn Jäger

Goodbye Kansas team, ep 801:
VFX Supervisor: Andreas Cronström, Joakim Olsson
Executive Producer: Claes Dietmann
VFX Producer: Matilda Olsson
Character Artists: Daniel Bystedt
Modeling: Rodrigo Vivedes, Gustav Alexandersson, Mica Olsson, Jacob Moilanen, Magnus Andersson, Joakim Olsson
Rigging TD: Jimmy Johansson, Joakim Olsson
Animation: Fredrik Olsson, Jonas Forsman, Robert Rosén, Staffan Linder, Jonas Ekman
Lookdev: Rodrigo Vivedes, Erika Johansson, Mica Olsson, Sean Kalamgi, Jacob Moilanen, Saleh Najib
Light and Render: Rodrigo Vivedes, Erika Johansson, Joakim Olsson
FX: David Vestin, Ludvig Jonsson, Max Öberg
Crowd: Joakim Olsson, David Vestin
Compositing: Denys Holovyanko, Edu Leon, Fredrik Höglin, Hannah Myllyoja, Sven Ahlström, Tim Harrysson, Tomas Näslund, Andreas Cronström
3d tracking / layout : Magnus Andersson, Joakim Olsson
Previs: Jacob Moilanen
Concept and DMP: Mikael Widegren, Mikael Eriksson, Teo Mathlein
Editor: Henrik Klein

Goodbye Kansas Studios Capture Division
Executive Producer: Anton Söderhäll
Line Producer/Mocap Supervisor: Samuel Tyskling
Mocap Lead: David Grice
Stage Manager: Marko Marinkovic
Senior Tracker: Nils Aulin
Production Assistant: Oskar Olsson
Mocap TD: Oskar Eriksson

Performance Actors:
Anton Söderhäll
Oskar Olsson
Marko Marinkovic
David Grice

Season 7 team:
VFX Supervisor: Staffan Linder
Compositing Leads: Andreas Cronström, Fredrik Höglin
3D Lead: Joakim Olsson
VFX Producer: Matilda Olsson
VFX Executive Producer: Claes Dietmann
Conform: Erik Johansson, Henrik Klein
CG Artists: Alexis Andersson, Andrée Wallin, Anton Palmqvist, Calle Granström, Carl Johan Westregård, David Birgersson, David Nelin, Denys Holovyanko, Erik Hallberg, Erika Johansson, Filip Orrby, Fredrik Larsson, Fredrik Mannerfelt, Gustav Alexandersson, Hannah Myllyoja, Jacob Carlsson, Jacob Moilanen, Jesper Bardhamre, Joakim Eriksson, Joakim Matsson, Johan Gabrielsson, Jonas Skoog, Jonathan Skifs, Kait Kybar, Karl Rydhe, Liz Lyons, Magnus Eriksson, Martin Borell, Mattias Sandelius, Max Öberg, Max Wester, Mikael Widegren, Peter Blomstrand, Richard Lyons, Rickard Engqvist, Robin Zeijlon, Rodrigo Vivedes, Sean Kalamgi, Sebastian Lovén, Sven Ahlström, Teo Mathlein, Tim Harrysson, Tomas Näslund, Zebastian Lilja
Reel edited by: Henrik Klein

We don’t make dreams come true.

We make them real. And if you like what you’ve seen us do for others, imagine what we could do for you. Because what we’ve done is only the starting point. We are constantly reinventing our expertise and using it in previously unknown ways, blurring the edges between what’s real and what’s possible. All you have to do is watch, because we’re not just aiming for the rainbow – we want to go beyond. Contact us