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 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
Chum, by Jörundur Ragnarsson, has been selected as the best short film at the recently concluded Montreal World Film Festival. The film, which had its world premiere at the festival, is about two lifelong friends who find their small-town routine upended when a beautiful, buxom woman shows up in their hot tub.more
Nine Icelandic films will screen as part of a special Icelandic film focus at the Avvantura Festival Film Forum Zadar in Croatia. The festival will take place in the city of Zadar from August 23-29. The nine films are: Rock in Reykjavík, Cold Fever, Jar City, Backyard, Volcano, Either Way, The Deep, Metalhead and Paris of the North. Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson, director and writer of Either Way and director of Paris of the North, will attend the film focus as one of the festival‘s guests.more