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'Iron Sky 2' completes filming

8 December 2015 8:24 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Two-month shoot saw the set catch fire and lead actor suffer injury during the final week.

Iron Sky: The Coming Race, a sequel to Nazis-on-the-Moon feature Iron Sky, has completed principal photography at Aed Studios, near Antwerp, Belgium.

The two-month shoot on the $19m Finland-Germany-Belgium co-production saw the set catch fire during a scene set in the cockpit of a spaceship and male lead Vladimir Burlakov dislocated his shoulder during a stunt rehearsal in the film week of filming.

Post-production will be split between Finland and Germany. The VFX will be handled by Oscar-winning German studio Pixomondo while the score will be composed next year with Slovenian industrial band Laibach.

The financing included crowdfunding, with close to $625,000 raised through IndieGoGo by more than 7,000 fans from 75 countries.

Director Timo Vuorensola said of completing the shoot: “The feeling is unreal. I set out to do an ambitious large-scale production and managed to finally wrap what I needed - and more »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Iron Sky 2 raises $500k from crowdfunding

2 January 2015 5:56 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Nearly $150k raised by offering roles in the feature.

Finnish-German science fiction film Iron Sky: The Coming Race has completed its latest crowdfunding campaign, raising more than $500,000 on IndieGoGo.

More than 7,000 fans from 75 countries took part in the campaign.

“It’s amazing to see fans support us so heavily”, said producer Tero Kaukomaa. “This goes to show there’s an audience out there waiting for original science fiction films and they’re not afraid to show it.”

The main source of funds in the campaign came from the offer of extra roles, which raised nearly $150,000 of the total amount from more than 300 fans. Parts ranged from citizens of a Moonbase to being eaten by a dinosaur, costing from $200 to $5,000.

“The extra roles are a fun way to engage our audience and to offer them a unique experience,” said director Timo Vuorensola. “Filmmaking is an adventure and it is great to be able to bring our audience »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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