3 DIC 2020

PRODUCTION BEGINS IN PRAGUE FOR SKY STUDIOS’ ORIGINAL “DAS BOOT”

The duration of the filming process for the title was 104 days in Prague and Malta. It will be created as a result of a partnership between Samsung and Cinemakers Film, featuring a 8k and Dolby Atmos soundscape.

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Sky Studios announced that production for season three of multi-award-winning and critically-acclaimed Sky Original, “Das Boot,” has just begun in Prague.  In partnership with Samsung and in consultation with Cinemakers Film the new series will be shot in 8K and feature a Dolby Atmos soundscape. “After the great success of the first two seasons, we are looking forward to 'Das Boot' setting sail for the third time. In addition to the breathtaking storyline about submarine warfare, two new storylines emerge onshore with a dazzling new cast,”  Marcus Ammon, Director Original Productions Sky Deutschland, said. “Our viewers can once again look forward to a breath-taking high-end production that is both visually captivating and superbly cast.” 

 The show is produced by Bavaria Fiction for Sky Studios and filmed in German, English, and Portuguese. Episodes 1-5 of “Das Boot” season three are directed by Hans Steinbichler, and episodes 6-10 by Dennis Gansel. The new season of “Das Boot” is scripted by head writers Colin Teevan, Tony Saint, and staff writer Judith Angerbauer. Bavaria Fiction’s Moritz Polter and Jan S. Kaiser return as executive producers, along with Sky Deutschland’s Marcus Ammon and Frank Jastfelder and Sky Studios’ Jason Simms. Sky’s Julia Jaensch and Bavaria Fiction’s Caroline Fischer act as producers.  

Filmed in Prague and Malta for 104 days, with directors of photography Armin Franzen and David Higgs season three of “Das Boot” is supported by the Czech Cinematography Fund and the Malta Film Commission. NBCUniversal Global Distribution handles international sales on behalf of Sky Studios. “Das Boot” has received multiple awards, such as the Magnolia Award of the Shanghai TV Festival, the ROMY as well as the Bavarian Television Prize, and the German Television Prize 2019, among other awards.

The new series boasts a stellar array of new cast members including Ray Stevenson, Ernst Stötzner, Luise Wolfram, Elisa Schlott, International Emmy Award winner Anna Schudt, Joana Ribeiro, Florian Panzner, Artjom Gilz, Jo Hartley, Fritzi Haberlandt, Johann von Bülow, Trystan Pütter  and Franz Hartwig. The new cast join acclaimed returning actors Tom Wlaschiha, Franz Dinda, Rick Okon, Pierre Kiwitt, Leonard Scheicher and Robert Stadlober.

Season 3 follows the fortunes of a young U-boat crew as they engage in the Battle of the Atlantic, are hunted down by an obsessed Royal Navy Commander, and are sent on a dangerous mission to the Southern Hemisphere. Meanwhile, in the exotic climes of neutral Lisbon, where the exiles, spies, and criminals of Europe rub shoulders with each other and their enemies, a lethal plot emerges to steal a fortune in plundered wartime gold. A third storyline set in Northern Germany’s Kiel completes the new season. All strands are interwoven in this new, 10 episode series that ends with an epic series finale. 

After the great success of the first two seasons, we are looking forward to 'Das Boot' setting sail for the third time. In addition to the breathtaking storyline about submarine warfare, two new storylines emerge onshore with a dazzling new cast. Our viewers can once again look forward to a breath-taking high-end production that is both visually captivating and superbly cast.” Marcus Ammon Director Original Productions, Sky Deutschland