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, Rúnar Rúnarsson's most recent feature, has won the Golden Shell award for Best Film at the prestigious San Sebastián International Film Festival in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain. Rúnarsson, along with producer Mikkel Jersin and co-producer Lilja Ósk Snorradóttir, accepted the award at the festival's closing ceremony on September 26.
The Pride of Strathmoor, an American/Icelandic short film directed by Einar Baldvin, won the Best Nordic Short Film Award at the recently concluded 26th annual Nordisk Panorama festival in Malmö, Sweden. Einar Baldvin wrote, directed, produced and edited the film, which competed against 13 other Nordic shorts for a cash prize of 7,000 euros.more