Laurence Harvey

Special Effects Workshop Supervisor
Spent his early years in the countryside playing with guns making fires and exploring .

Studied at Hereford college of art and design for a general vocational design in blacksmithing and jewellery .

Then on to West Surrey college of art and design for a BA honour degree in 3dimensional design in metals, specialising in blacksmithing and jewellery.

Started work at the Royal National Theatre in charge of the armoury and special effects department he left some thirteen years later having worked on over 250 National Theatre and West End productions, to embark on a film career still doing weapons and special effects , starting on the first Harry Potter film , going on to work on films such as Batman Begins, Die Another Day , Casino Royal,The Way Back , Safe House and Hitmans Bodyguard.and of course last but not least the hit show Game of Thrones which He started at the beginning of season two right through to season eight in charge of the Special Effects Workshop creating and overseeing nearly all the effects that you are so familiar with.

Thirty one years later still playing with guns setting fire to things through dragons and exploring .


Fri, 14th September 2018 at 11:45

Game of Thrones: Script to screen