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Game of Thrones - Season 4 - Filming Begins Today

Filming on Season 4 of Game of Thrones begins today so I thought I would do a short production news update.

This year in addition to their central hub in Belfast the Game of Thrones film crews will be heading to Dubrovnik, Croatia and Iceland once again. However this time around instead of waiting until Winter to film they will be filming over the Summer in Iceland. Also they will be adding a new Croatia location in or around the town of Split.

The CEO of Pegasus, Snorri Þórisson, commented that GOT will be returning to Iceland in late July this year. He did not give any specific locations, but said they will be filming in the south of the country. He noted that the level of production will be similar to the previous two years with about 100-200 people involved and he made one other interesting comment. He added that they put out a casting call for 20 bald extras.

Many people speculate that they will film Iron Islands scenes this time around. The rocky shores seem to be the perfect location for filming the Kingsmoot. One suspicion is they will film in Þingvellir, Iceland where real moots were held more than 1000 years ago.

According to information from an Embassy Films casting notice filming in Dubrovnik will take place between August 20 and September 20 and then move to the new location of Split from September 20 until October 10.

The Dubrovnik Herald released a few more details on the new locations naming the cellars of Diocletian’s Palace and Klis Fortress. The article also reports that there may be additional shooting for a “desert scene” at an “abandoned quarry near Žrnovnica and the surrounding waters in the area.

Cellars of Diocletian's Palace:

Klis Fortress:

Quarry near Žrnovnica:

A lot of interesting locations that could be various regions and locations in the books. My best guess for some of the book locations being filmed would be The Fingers or new areas of The Eyrie, the cellars could be tunnels under Kings Landing or perhaps under Meereen, Klis Fortress does remind me of Meereen somewhat. Although I think it would make a good Dreadfort too. Of course they could be using the new Split locations for new areas of Kings Landing if they are running out of exterior shoot locations in Dubrovnik. The desert scene is particularly interesting. Could it be a Dornish party leaving or arriving, maybe Dany outside of Meereen, or even a dual between a snake and a dog? Others have speculated some of the locations could be Dorne or even Braavos.

What are your opinions of the new locations and what locations they may represent from the books?

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