VIDEO: Downtown Reykjavík Aurora, OMG

VIDEO: Downtown Reykjavík Aurora, OMG

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Those Iceland Aurora Films guys have really outdone themselves this time. You might remember their 130 Nights Of Aurora Borealis project, which we reported on last year (and do click through, that video’s crazy), but we dare say their latest venture is even more gripping. Those guys spent a total of thirty nights shooting Northern Lights in downtown Reykjavík this winter, capturing some truly jaw-dropping scenes in the process. Here, look:

Wow, right? Here’s what they have to say about the project:

We at Iceland Aurora Films have been busy filming the Northern Lights this winter, in rather unusual locations. This short film is all shot in the center of Reykjavík, Iceland and was extremely technically complicated to make due to the light pollution from street lights and houses. We also got really lucky with some incredibly strong Aurora displays this winter, and some Aurora shapes we’ve never seen before. We’ve made a map of all the locations in the film:

We spent a total of 30 nights outside filming. Some of the locations have never been filmed from at night, like the final scenes at Hallgrímskirkja, but we were lucky enough to be up there during the massive solar eruption on March 17!

The film is a Borgarmynd Design Studio and TrailerPark Studios coproduction.

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