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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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