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There have been hundreds, if not thousands of films that have been crowdfunded and have appeared at film festivals – but only films overseas (because of U.S. laws) have been crowdinvested. If you haven’t seen the term before, or if you’ve never heard of the film, you should check out our previous coverage of the space Nazi film ‘Iron Sky.’ The film raised almost a million Euros from crowd investment, and 300,000 Euros in traditional crowdfunding money. The largest sum of money came from outside financing, which totaled 6.3 million Euros. The film recently showed at Berlin and SXSW, and it hasn’t been released yet, but you can watch the opening scene now. More »

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Finnish director Timo Vuorensola’s forthcoming feature Iron Sky, which I’ve mentioned previously, has released a very nicely animated overview of their innovative production process to date. There’s a lot to be learned here when it comes to the future of film, both good and potentially bad; I’m a huge proponent of crowdfunding, but find myself hesitant to embrace the idea that crowdsourcing the creative aspects of a screenplay is a good idea. Call me old-fashioned, but I still believe in the “singular vision” of auteurs. Here’s their video highlighting the different creative and financial strategies they’ve employed to date: More »

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That’s the call-to-action from the trailer for Iron Sky, the new project from Finnish director Timo Vuorensola. The film is similar in tone to his last project Star Wreck — occupying the space somewhere between parody and… well, I’m not sure what. The plot of Iron Sky? “In 1945 the Nazis went to the Moon – and in 2018 they are coming back!” More »