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Welcome to the Icelandic Film Centre website. Here you will find information about the Icelandic Film Centre and how it works. The centre supports the production, distribution and promotion of Icelandic films and gathers and publishes information relevant to the film industry. Further, the centre works to advance film culture in Iceland and encourage stronger links between Icelandic filmmakers and the international film community.



Edda Awards nominations announced for 2016

The Icelandic Film & TV Academy has announced the nominations for the Edda Awards 2016. Award-winning feature films Rams, Virgin Mountain and Sparrows received the most nominations; Rams with 13, Virgin Mountain with 12 and Sparrows with 11. The Edda Awards ceremony will take place on February 28 at the Hilton Reykjavík Nordica hotel. more

SEVEN BOATS wins Best Nordic Art Film at Minimalen

Seven Boats, the short film by writer/director Hlynur Pálmason, won the Best Nordic Art Film award at the recently concluded Minimalen Short Film Festival in Trondheim, Norway. This is the film‘s first award. Seven Boats premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2014 and has since been selected for over 20 international film festivals.


YARN selected for SXSW

The creative documentary Yarn, directed by Una Lorenzen, has been selected for the SXGlobal section of this year's SXSW Film Conference and Festival, which will take place in Austin, Texas, from March 11 – 19.


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