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.


Jóhann Jóhannsson nominated for a Golden Globe award

Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson has been nominated for a Golden Globe award, for Best Original Score in the British biographical drama The Theory of Everything. The film, starring Eddie Redmayne, tells the story of the great physicist Stephen Hawking. This is quite the honor for Jóhannsson, who has been making a name for himself as a talented film score composer in the last decade. more

Hera Hilmar selected for Shooting Stars 2015

The Icelandic actress Hera Hilmar has been selected for Shooting Stars 2015, an annual showcase of 10 promising, young European actors and actresses. The selection is made by European Film Promotion (EFP), a network of organizations that promote cinema, and the awards will be given out at the Berlin International Film Festival, which will be held from February 5 – 15. more

Z FOR ZACHARIAH in competition at Sundance

Z for Zachariah, a new science fiction film directed by Craig Zobel and produced by the Icelandic production company Zik Zak Filmworks, has been selected for the US Dramatic Competition of the Sundance Film Festival, which will be held in Park City, Utah, from January 22 to February 1, 2015.


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