Outlander Set Design: Building River Run

Our biggest key set of the season, built both on location and on our A stage in the studio, where we build our biggest sets annually. For Season 1 this was Castle Leoch, the Paris apartment in Season 2, the Boston apartment in Season 3, and now, River Run. It was such a vivid description in the books, situated on the water so most visitor … Continue reading Outlander Set Design: Building River Run

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S3 Epi2

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S3 Epi2 – Surrender Directed by Jennifer Getzinger      Written by Anne Kenney Evelyn: The posting of the wanted poster sets the tone of the episode. The Redcoats are hunting for Red Jaime!   WANTED: The Dunbonnet! This conversation is between Blacklanderz Cathy, Vida and Evelyn. Edited by Vida. RESILIENCE | DETERMINATION | SELF-DISCOVERY Cathy: This is my first time watching the … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S3 Epi2

Outlander S2 Epi13 – Dragonfly in Amber (Title Analysis)

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S2 Epi13 – Dragonfly in Amber Directed by Philip John    Written by Toni Graphia & Matthew B. Roberts Starz/TV Synopsis Claire visits Lallybroch and Culloden Moor to make peace with the past, while Brianna and Roger bond over researching Randall family history. Jamie and Claire come up with a dangerous plan, which Dougal overhears, inciting him to a murderous rage. Jamie must do everything … Continue reading Outlander S2 Epi13 – Dragonfly in Amber (Title Analysis)

Outlander S2 Epi12 – The Hail Mary (Title Analysis)

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S2 Epi12 – The Hail Mary Directed by Philip John      Written by Anne Kenney & Ira Steven Behr Starz/TV Synopsis Jamie pulls out all stops in an effort in turn the Jacobite army away from impending slaughter at Culloden Moor, while Claire comforts the ailing Alex Randall; and Alex devises an outrageous plan to save his child’s mother. THE HAIL MARY In a … Continue reading Outlander S2 Epi12 – The Hail Mary (Title Analysis)

Outlander S2 Epi11 – Vengeance Is Mine (Title Analysis)

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S2 Epi11 – Vengeance Is Mine Directed by Mike Barker        Written by Diana Gabaldon Starz/TV Synopsis Claire and the Highlanders are sent north after the Jacobite leaders decide to halt their march on London. A band of redcoats makes trouble for the Scots, leading to a most unexpected reunion for Claire. VENGEANCE IS MINE The title of the episode initially invoked the … Continue reading Outlander S2 Epi11 – Vengeance Is Mine (Title Analysis)

Outlander Inside S2 Epi9

Je Suis Prest! If you haven’t checked out the Outlander Community Website, you should. Starz opens up and shares an inside look into the episodes. We decided to share some of what they provide. Enjoy! THE FRASER CAMP The scenes at the Fraser camp were filmed on a working farm in Crieff, Scotland. The location was perfect for these scenes in particular, since it had … Continue reading Outlander Inside S2 Epi9

Outlander Inside S2 Epi4

Inside the episode . . . MASTER RAYMOND’S APOTHECARY Through design with shape, color, shade and shadow and exotic set dressing, we tried to create something that was more than just a shop in Paris. I wanted it to feel a bit mystical and magical. The walls were covered with symbols of alchemy and magic.  Research of 18th Century apothecaries show etchings of shops with an … Continue reading Outlander Inside S2 Epi4

Outlander: Inside S2 Epi2

It is incredible how generous the Outlander cast and crew are with their time and to their fans. We have never seen anything like this before and are so grateful they are willing to share insight with us. If you have not visited the Outlander Community website, you are missing a treat. SET DESIGN To give each room its own distinct look, the walls were … Continue reading Outlander: Inside S2 Epi2