Brecon Beacons

Brecon Beacons

While most of Ren Season One was filmed on indoor or outdoor sets, certain scenes called for location shooting to expand the scope of the world. Early in the production schedule, the core cast and crew made an epic journey to South Wales to record some stunning...
Karn’s House

Karn’s House

It was everyone’s favourite set during production, and it’s already a favourite scene amongst those hallowed few who have seen the rough edits: Karn’s house. This magical, organic structure, crammed with exotic trinkets, represents a safe haven for...
Dagron’s House

Dagron’s House

After five weeks of shooting exteriors, the cast and crew of Ren moved indoors in late October 2014 to record some critical character scenes. This week’s behind-the-scenes video looks at how the outdoor village set was cannibalized, repainted and redressed to...
Ren Elements: Wind

Ren Elements: Wind

Last October, the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo swept through England. In a car park in Caxton, Cambridgeshire, Ren’s medieval village set was very vulnerable… Fortunately all of the market square scenes had been completed by this point, and the repair...
Ren Elements: Fire

Ren Elements: Fire

In the second of our series of ‘Elements’ behind-the-scenes videos, we’re looking at how fire played a part in Ren, including a dramatic scene with a phalanx of Kah’nath archers. Tasked to make the Kah’nath fire arrows was production...
Ren Elements: Water

Ren Elements: Water

Ren is a complex and ambitious production, and as such posed lots of challenges for the cast and crew. Many of those difficulties were overcome by the dedicated and resourceful team, but others simply had to be lived with. And one of those was the weather....