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.


SPARROWS wins Special Jury Award at Transilvania International Film Festival

Sparrows, the new feature from writer/director Rúnar Rúnarsson, won the Special Jury Award at the Transilvania International Film Festival in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. more

Reimbursements for film production raised to 25%

In a move to spur further investment in the film industry, the Icelandic parliament passed a new law on May 31 that allows film producers to apply to the state treasury for a reimbursement of 25% of costs incurred by film and television productions shot in Iceland. more

THE TOGETHER PROJECT wins SACD Prize at Directors' Fortnight

The Together Project, a French/Icelandic comedy from the late writer/director Sólveig Anspach, has won the SACD Prize, which is given annually to a French-language film in the Directors' Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival. This is the second year in a row that a film with Icelandic ties has been honored at Cannes. Last year, Grímur Hákonarson's Rams won the Un Certain Regard Prize.


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