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.


Iceland submits SPARROWS for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

The Icelandic Film and TV Academy has selected Rúnar Rúnarsson‘s Sparrows as Iceland‘s entry for the 2017 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. Rúnarsson has previously had his short film The Last Farm nominated for Best Live Action Short Film Oscar in 2006.


YARN wins the Audience Award at Nordisk Panorama

Yarn, the documentary by Una Lorenzen, Heather Millard and Thórdur Bragi Jónsson, won the Audience Award at the 27th annual Nordisk Panorama festival in Malmö, Sweden. Producers and co-directors Heather Millard and Thórdur Bragi Jónsson were in attendance and accepted the award with screenwriter Krishan Arora.


HEARTSTONE wins Queer Lion Award in Venice

Heartstone, Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson's debut feature, won the Queer Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival. Heartstone was one of ten films from all of the sections of the festival that were eligible for the award. The film also came in second in the voting for Best Film in the Venice Days section. more

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