Are you an artist in the making?

The Independent Art Schools are getting together and having an introduction week, a perfect opportunity to gain information on each school and its inner workings. The Icelandic Film School will have its open day on Thursday the 22nd of February from 1-6pm. On this day the school...
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25 years of films

To celebrate the 25th year of The Icelandic Film School we will be showing 25 short films chosen from our graduates of the past years. This time we are showing “Thank you for me” from the spring semester of 2011 The short film “Thank you for me” was a...
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Did you know?

The Icelandic Film School has some active social media accounts which are certainly worth following, so why not take a look? FACEBOOK Besides doing live feeds here and keeping track of news in the Icelandic cinema and television world, we share events within the school itself as...
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Stockfish film festival is just around the corner

 Stockfish Film Festival & Industry Days will be held for the forth time from March 1st to 11th in Bio Paradis. The festival has become a solid part of the Icelandic cultural life and the festival this year will not disappoint. Aðalheidur Dogg Finnsd. Helland is the...
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We had a wonderful visit from Gabrielle Demers

The French Film Festival in Reykjavík is running until February 4th A young Canadian filmmaker, Ms. Gabrielle Demers, visited us on Tuesday January 30th for a “brown bag” lunch talk in Siggasalur. Demers is one of the 3 finalists this year of the Solveig Anspach price, which will...
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A special visit

The French Film Festival in Reykjavík starts on Januar 26th – February 4th We were happy to have the Canadian Inuit actor from Igloolik, Nunavut, Mr. Natar Ungalaaq as our guest today, January 25thduring lunch at Siggasalur. All students were welcome to come and enjoy the...
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The Student theater is showing the play “Media”

There is always a reason to celebrate when our former students undertake interesting projects and it is safe to say that the play “Media” falls under that category. Among the performers are students from the Acting department of The Film School;  Andri Frey...
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The film “Footsteps” has had great success all around the world

The film “Footsteps” is a Fenrir film production in co-operation with Fígúra, and Fenrir films can trace its roots back to The Film School. Fenrir Films was founded by eight former students of The Film School in 2012 and has since then produced two full length films...
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Haraldur and The every day Rules

Haraldur Hrafn Thorlacious is a former student at The Icelandic Film School and producer for the show “Hversdagsreglur” (Every Day Rules), now being shown on Channel 2. We got to pry a bit about Haraldur. What is your first memory about cinema? My first memory is...
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The Les Arcs Film Festival and Ólöf Birna

As was previously reported, Ólöf Birna Torfadóttir was chosen from a group of applicants to go to the Les Arcs Film School Village at the end of last year and we got her to tell us about her incredible experience I along with Bjarni Guðmundsson, one of the producers of...
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