Producer Birgitta Björnsdóttir will represent Iceland at Producers on the move, European Film Promotion‘s networking platform at the Cannes Film Festival.
We got a chance to check in on her a little bit, but she is a former teacher at The Icelandic Film School;
The first memory is when I went to see ET, I though it was wonderful even though I was young
The film that stuck for the longest was The Piano. Then I knew I wanted to work in film making, because the film is truly a work of art
Be ambitious and hard working, I think that will bring you far
The Swan is the project that mostly mattered to me. It took a long time to develop and fund, but am very pleased on how it turned out
Shooting of the film Hey, ho Agnes Cho directed by Silja Hauksdottir starts this fall. And then Asa Helga Hjorleifsdottir’s next film is in development, called “Answer to Helga’s letter” (Svar við bréfi Helgu) and will hopefully start 2019/20