7 June 2020 The Irish Film & Television Network
     
















'Vikings' Wraps Filming on Season 2 in Ashford Studios
13 Nov 2013 : By Kevin Cronin
Ragnar and his troops form a shield wall against the English.
Hundreds of Irish extras garbed as Scandinavian barbarians have laid their battle-axes to rest and wiped the last of the fake blood from their beards as the History Channel’s ‘Vikings’ has completed filming on another season at Ashford Studios, Wicklow.

The series is an Irish Canadian co-production between Octagon Films, Take 5 Productions and World 2000 Entertainment, with season two set to premiere on the History Channel in the US in March 2014.

Although RTÉ had featured ‘Vikings’ season one in publicity material for its Autumn 2013 schedule, it is now likely to air on RTÉ early in the New Year, according to an RTÉ spokesperson.

Principal photography on the second set of ten episodes wrapped on Friday 8th November, according to producer James Flynn of Octagon Films - with series creator Michael Hirst promising fans at Comic Con 2013 that the new episodes would boast ‘more armies; more Viking ships.’

Among the Irish crew members who have worked on 'Vikings' are director Ciarán Donnelly; line producer Séamus McInerney; production designer Tom Conroy; costume designer Joan Bergin; and make-up and hair designers Tom McInerney and Dee Corcoran.

‘Vikings’ was the first production to use the newly-built €22m Ashford Studios, in Ballyhenry, Co Wicklow, when it began production in April of last year.

A season one battle sequence between the Vikings and English can be viewed below:




BREAKING NEWS
Exec Producers Jane Kelly and Philip McGovern discuss making Daniel sa Bhaile
Creative Europe - Single Project Development Spotlight: Lunar Pictures
Dating Amber is now available on Amazon Prime Video in Ireland & UK
IFTA Screen Discussions continues with Arracht and Rialto this week

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
Creative Europe - Single Project Development Spotlight: Lunar Pictures
Dead Still writer and creator John Morton talks with IFTN
Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.


RELATED NEWS
Screen Ireland updates plan for return to live action film & television production
28 May 2020 
Applicants wanted for new Screen Mentoring Scheme introduced by Screen Skills Ireland
28 May 2020 
Rosie set for TV premiere on RTÉ One this St. Patrick’s Day
13 Mar 2020 
Jack Reynor's debut short film Bainne to air on Sky Arts this St. Patrick's Day
12 Mar 2020 
EDITOR'S PICK
Dating Amber is now available on Amazon Prime Video in Ireland & UK
Aisling Bea named among the Breakthrough Talent; BAFTA TV Awards Nominations announced
Submissions open for digital edition of Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition
Creative Europe - Single Project Development Spotlight: Planet Korda Pictures
MORE ON IFTN
Irish Production Companies
Listings for Irish film & television production companies
What's In Production?
The latest info on projects filming in Ireland
Latest Industry Jobs
Job listings for Irish film & television crew

CONNECT WITH IFTN
Find us on Facebook
Follow IFTN on Twitter
E-Newsletter Subscribe
Subscribe to RSS Feed




 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors
 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter