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.


CUBS wins Best International Short at Flickerfest

CUBS,the new short film by Icelandic writer/director Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir, won Best International Short at Flickerfest in Sydney, Australia, this past weekend. This was the film's international premiere, and its first award outside of Iceland.


Many Icelandic films to be screened at the Göteborg Film Festival – HEARTSTONE and PRISONERS in competition

A total of 6 Icelandic films will screen at the Göteborg Film Festival, which will take place from January 27 through February 6. The films that will be screened are features Heartstone, Rift and The Together Project, TV series Prisoners and short films Cubs and Lightage.


Jóhann Jóhannsson nominated for BAFTA for third year in a row

The Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson has been nominated for the BAFTA award for Best Original Music for his score for the film Arrival, which was directed by Denis Villeneuve and stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker. Jóhannsson was recently nominated for a Golden Globe for his Arrival score. This is the third year in a row that Jóhannsson has received a BAFTA nomination. more

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