About the IFC
Current news


Hildur Gudnadóttir TIFF Tribute Award Honouree

Academy Award–winning Icelandic artist and composer Hildur Gudnadóttir will be honoured with the Variety Artisan Award at the annual TIFF Tribute Awards.

The TIFF Variety Artisan Award recognizes a distinguished creative who has excelled at their craft and made an outstanding contribution to cinema and entertainment. Previous recipients of the TIFF Variety Artisan Award include Ari Wegner in 2021; Terence Blanchard in 2020; and Roger Deakins in 2019.

Gudnadóttir's work for film and television includes Sicario: Day of the Soldado, Mary Magdalene, and the critically acclaimed HBO series Chernobyl, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award as well as a Grammy Award. She received a multitude of accolades for her work on Joker, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix, including an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Grammy. In addition, her body of work includes scores for films such as Tom of Finland, Journey's End and 20 episodes of the Icelandic TV series Trapped. With Sam Slater she co-composed the videogame score Battlefield 2042 for Electronic Arts' massively successful Battlefield franchise. The score won a Society of Composers & Lyricists Award.

Her latest projects include the Todd Field film TÁR, starring Cate Blanchett, and the Sarah Polley film Women Talking.