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LAMB victorious at the Edda Awards 2022

The Edda Awards 2022, the annual film and TV awards in Iceland, took place last night, September 18. 

Lamb, directed by Valdimar Jóhannsson, won the Edda Award for Feature Film of the Year. The film was nominated in 13 categories and took home 12 awards, including Director of the Year and Screenplay of the Year.

Winners of the Edda Awards 2022 are as listed:

Feature Film



Valdimar Jóhannsson for Lamb


Valdimar Jóhannsson og Sjón for Lamb

Actor in a Leading Role

Hilmir Snær Guðnason for Lamb

Actor in a Supporting Role

Björn Hlynur Haraldsson for Lamb

Actress in a Leading Role

Jóhanna Friðrika Sæmundsdóttir for Sisterhood

Actress in a Supporting Role

María Heba Þorkelsdóttir for Sisterhood

TV fiction



Raise the Bar

Short Film


TV Person

Helgi Seljan

News & Interview Program


Cultural TV program

Tónlistarmennirnir okkar

Entertainment program

Vikan með Gísla Marteini

Children- and Youth category


Human Interest Program


Sports Program

Víkingar: Fullkominn endir


Ragna Fossberg for Katla

Production Design

Snorri Freyr Hilmarsson for Lamb


Margrét Einarsdóttir for Lamb

Special Effects

Frederik Nord og Peter Hjorth for Lamb


Agnieszka Glinska for Lamb


Eli Arenson for Lamb


Ingvar Lundberg og Björn Viktorsson for Lamb

Original Score

Þórarinn Guðnason for Lamb

TV Production

Salóme Þorkelsdóttir for Tónaflóð á Menningarnótt

TV – Public Voting

Benedikt búálfur

ÍKSA Honorary Award

Þráinn Bertelsson

The Edda Awards

The Icelandic Film & TV Academy (IKSA) unites the film makers associations in Iceland in co-owned organisation, which aim is to enhance the Icelandic film and TV industry. For pursuing this goal, the Academy operates the EDDA Awards, the annual film and TV awards in Iceland.

The EDDA awards are the Icelandic film scene harvesting festival with the aim to encourage professionalism in the industry. Members of the Academy vote on the work and individuals that are awarded each year.

The Icelandic Film & TV Academy is a member of Film Academies Network of Europe and is responsible for nominating Iceland's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

The Icelandic Film & TV Academy was formed in 1999 and the first EDDA Awards where handed out that year. The Academy is a private limited company owned and is operated by:

These Associations appoint two men each to sit on the Board of Directors of IKSA and the Icelandic Film Centre appoints the seventh Director to the Board.