Work in Progress
TV fiction

Blackport

Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Gísli Örn Gardarsson, María Reyndal

Colombia has cocaine. Africa has gold. Iceland has fish. These resources are owned by a handful of people in each country. The question of how this came to be in Iceland provides the foundation for this series, which is inspired by real events.

Original title: Verbúð
English title: Blackport
Genre: Drama

Directors: Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Gísli Örn Gardarsson, María Reyndal
Screenwriters: Mikael Torfason, Gísli Örn Gardarsson, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson
Producers: Nana Alfredsdóttir, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Gísli Örn Gardarsson, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson
Coproducers Andrew Eaton, Justin Thomson
Director of photography: Hrafn Gardarsson
Editor: Kristján Lodmfjörd
Sound design: Skúli Helgi Sigurgíslason
Costume design: Margrét Einarsdóttir, Rebekka Jónsdóttir

Cast: Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Gísli Örn Gardarsson
Production company: Evrópa kvikmyndir / Vesturport
Coproduction companies: RÚV, ARTE France, Turbine Studios

Production country: Iceland
Production format: HD
Length: 8 x 45 min.
Production start date: March 2020
Scheduled premiere: December 2021

Contact: Nana Alfredsdóttir - nana@vesturport.com