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.
Everest, the upcoming feature from Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur, has been chosen to open the Venice Film Festival, one of the world's oldest and most prestigious film festivals, which will be held from September 2 – 12. This is the first time that an Icelandic director has received the honor of opening an A-list festival.more