The Mandalorian: Season 2

Image Engine supplied a variety of visual effects to the second season of The Mandalorian, including digital stormtroopers, augmented grim Imperial junkyards and a towering 30ft ice arachnid, all across 516 shots.

Release date: October 30, 2020

Production VFX Supervisor: Richard Bluff & Joe Bauer
Production VFX Producer:
Abby Keller
Image Engine VFX Supervisor: Robin Hackl
Image Engine VFX Producer: Cara Davies

IMDb Awards


The Mandalorian’s second season promised to greatly expand on the world Jon Favreau and team so well established in the Disney+ show’s first outing, and it certainly did its job. The sophomore follow-up introduced new creatures, surprise characters, and a host of alien worlds that detail a side of the Star Wars universe not yet realised on film—and Image Engine played its part in bringing these elements to life. Read on to learn how the team created deadly man-eating arachnids, set the scene for Boba Fett’s return, and created vast ship-breaking prison yards for a television series unlike any other. After all, this is the way.

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