HBO launches animated ‘Backstories’ for ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Barry’ and ‘Insecure’

HBO has launched a new series, HBO Backstories, featuring animated shorts of true events from behind the scenes of some of shows, including Game of Thrones, Barry, and Insecure.

In the footage, viewers can see the series’ showrunners and co-creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss recall a time when the former drunkenly challenged Jason Momoa (Khal Drogo) to the infamous Slap Game, with animation by Ivan Dixon and Greg Sharp (Truba Animation).

Barry is co-created by Alec Berg with animation by Christy Karacas and Simon Wilches (Titmouse). The animation for Insecure is done by Carl Jones and Brian Ash (Six Point Harness).

The series is available across all HBO network, social channels, HBO website and as part of HBO’s sponsorship at Tribeca Film Festival.