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.
The Icelandic documentary Salóme, directed by Yrsa Roca Fannberg, was chosen as Best Nordic Documentary at Nordisk Panorama, the annual festival that celebrates the best of Nordic short films and documentaries. Salóme is the first Icelandic documentary to win the award.more
Iceland has selected Life in a Fishbowl as its entry for the 2015 Best Foreign Language Oscar. The film was elected in an all members vote of the Icelandic Film and TV Academy.more
The European Film Academy and EFA Productions have announced the titles of the 50 films on this year's selection list - the list of films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2014. Among them are Life in a Fishbowl, directed by Baldvin Z, and Of Horses and Men, directed by Benedikt Erlingsson.more