Work in Progress

Shorts

Heartless

Haukur Björgvinsson

A young couple, Anna and Gunnar, live in a society in which people are assigned new spouses by lottery every seven years. When it comes time for them to get new spouses, they are full of heartache, anxiety, and fear. 

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We the Lightnings

Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir

Núa burns through her last drops of gasoline to get to a peaceful pocket in nature at the end of the road where musicians, artists, mystics, and poets in various stages of meltdown have gathered to recharge. 

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Chasing birds

Una Lorenzen

Table is a hand-drawn animated film about a parallel universe; a long square with four groups of people who all live separate realities around it.

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Cow

Thórey Mjallhvít H. Ómarsdóttir

Margrét, a middle-aged office worker, wakes to see cows walking around downtown Reykjavík. When she arrives at her office, she realizes that she’s the only one who can see them. Chaos ensues when a cow appears in the cafeteria.

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Chef de Partie

Ágúst Thór Hafsteinsson

Davíd is a young, ambitious chef in the cutthroat kitchen of a fine-dining restaurant. He gets a chance to prove himself to the head chef, who accepts nothing short of perfection.

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Drink My Life

Marzibil Sæmundardóttir

Steini is a recovering alcoholic who quit drinking when he had a son with his girlfriend. He works two jobs to make ends meet but when he’s fired from one of his jobs, he goes on a journey with a dangerous dance partner. 

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