Art&Media went to Iron Sky

Iron Sky is the biggest ever Finnish film production. The science fiction comedy directed by Timo Vuorensola has already been sold to 80 countries. Iron Sky premiered on 11 February 2012 at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival, in the Panorama Special section. It will be released in Finland on 4 April and in Germany on 5 April.
The Premiere Gala was last week Monday in Tampere.

Left to right: Pekka Ollula, Samuli Torssonen, Juuso Kari and Jussi Lehtiniemi

On Friday we celebrated a special TAMK Art&Media screening at Arthouse Cinema Niagara for our students with some artist and producers from the film crew. Pekka Ollula, Iron Sky Social Media Producer, Samuli Torssonen, Visual Effects Producer, Juuso Kaari, Composing Supervisor and Jussi Lehtiniemi, Consept Artist of the film introduced themself and the project before the screening and answered the questions of the enthusiastic audience afterwards. The special effects of the film were made in Tampere, it was filmed in Germany and Australia.

Pekka Ollula is student of our Media Programme and Juuso Kaari graduated last year. Also other former and present Art&Media students participated in making of Iron Sky.
Julia Dietze &  Götz Otto as Renate Richter & Klaus Adler

The discussion between our students and Iron Sky crew members continued in the Niagara pub afterwards. Let's see what comes next!

Iron Sky home

Pekka Ollula
Samuli Torssonen
Juuso Kaari
Jussi Lehtiniemi (Check home page for Concept Art)