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.
Rainbow Party, the short film by writer/director Eva Sigurdardóttir, has won a total of 11 awards in 2016.more
La Chana, the Spanish/Icelandic/American documentary by Lucija Stojevic, won the VPRO IDFA Audience Award at the prestigious documentary film festival IDFA in Amsterdam, where it screened in the Panorama section of the festival.more
Heartstone, writer/director Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson‘s debut feature, has recently won four awards. It won the Special Jury Award at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival in Greece, the NDR Film Prize at Nordic Film Days Luebeck in Germany, the Politiken Audience Award at CPH:PIX in Copenhagen, Denmark and the Ocaña Award to Freedom at the Sevilla European Film Festival in Spain. The film has now won a total of 12 international awards.more