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.
A total of six Icelandic films will be screened at Cannes International Film Festival 2013. All of those are short films. Whale Valley is in competition for the Palme d'Or and Vikingar is in competition at Critics' Week.
The Board of Directors of Nordisk Film & TV Fond today announced that Hanne Palmquist will step down as Chief Executive Officer on November 1, 2013 when she will join the Swedish broadcasting corporation SVT as Commissioning Editor for Drama. As a result, Nordisk Film & TV Fond now seeks a new chief executive officer.
The short film Korriro, directed by Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, has been selected for competition at KALIBER35 Munich International Short Film Festival.more