Monday, June 24, 2013

Iron Sky Sequel Crowdfunding

Iron Sky The Coming Race campaign logoYou remember Iron Sky, right? The guys are back, and like the first time, they have a crowdfunding campaign set up to help with the funding of the movie. This time the goal is to get the whole movie funded independently, with shooting planned to start in 2015.

There are several levels of perks for supporters (for example, an exclusive t-shirt for this campaign), so if you're a fan of the movie, go check out the campaign site and help Iron Sky 2 become reality!

Friday, June 07, 2013

Dissertation on 50s Sf Movies

Tomorrow at the University of Turku, Kimmo Ahonen defends his dissertation called “Cold War Anxieties and FantasiesAlien Invasion in American Science Fiction Films of the 1950s”. For those interested, the thesis is available on Doria (it's in Finnish, but there's an English summary starting on page 466).

Pub Meeting Today

Yes, it's Friday. The Turku pub meetings were moved to the first Friday of the month, starting this month. As it's now officially summer, the gathering is in the traditional place, Brewery Restaurant Koulu's terrace. See you there today at six!

Tähtivaeltaja Award to Lauren Beukes

The Helsinki Science Fiction Society has announced the winner of this year’s Tähtivaeltaja Award : the best science fiction book published i...