The folks behind the collaborative filmmaking project Iron Sky, in an effort to get people excited and willing to open their checkbooks to contribute to the film’s financing, have released a trailer containing the first footage from the movie. Iron Sky is produced by Energia Productions, a Finish studio that already got some online fame with its parody Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning, which it published for free online.
Production of Iron Sky, the storyline for which involves Nazis that escaped to the moon at the end of World War II ready to come back to Earth, involves more than 1,500 volunteers and a big donor base, which Energia is tapping into to cover half of the movie’s production costs. The movie’s total budget is €6.5 million (about $8.2 million), the biggest budget ever for a Finish movie, according to Iron Sky director Timo Vuorensola. Iron Sky will be professionally distributed in theaters, and the soundtrack is from the Slovenian Industrial group Laibach.
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