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 Tree, a new project by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson and Huldar Breidfjörd, won a development award at the Arras Film Festival in Arras, France, last weekend. The Tree is a feature-length drama/thriller about a dispute between neighbors that spirals out of control. The script is written by Breidfjörd and Sigurdsson will direct. The award comes with a monetary prize of 5,000 euros, which is intended to support the further development of the project.more
Life in a Fishbowl, by Baldvin Z, has won the top prize at the Nordic Film Days in Lübeck, Germany. One of the film's lead actors, Thorsteinn Bachmann, accepted the prize at the awards ceremony on November 1st.more