Students from The Film School at the Northern Wave film fest

Northern Wave film festival will be held for the 11th time this year and starts on October 26th As often before, both current and former graduated students of The Film School have a number of films in the festival, this year they are 13 of the 22 Icelandic short films being...
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Axlar-Bjorn, Iceland’s only serial killer, returns

Hafsteinn Hafsteinsson, a graduate from Acting at The Film School, just finished acting in a full length film about Axlar-Bjorn, who is suspected of being Iceland’s only serial killer. We got to ask Hafsteinn a few questions We began by asking Hafsteinn what film he...
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Bolli Mar Bjarnason, a graduate of Acting

Bolli Mar Bjarnason graduated from Acting at The Icelandic Film School and has been doing good things since. We got a hold of him and asked him about his time at The Film School and what the future might hold I was just the other day looking at a picture of me from the first day...
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Kristin Lea Sigridardottir, actress and acting coach in “Let me fall”

We congratulate the makers of “Let me fall” (Lof mer ad falla), for all the attention the film has received, the story contains an important message that should be heard by all, and has been seen by over 44 thousand people in Iceland since it premiered 5 weeks ago....
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Vigfus Thormar Gunnarsson, Casting Director in “Let me fall”

As mentioned before, the film “Lof mer ad falla” (Let me fall), has gotten very positive feedback, both in country and abroad, for good reason, as it is an extremely well made film on a difficult subject. Among the films staff there are a number of graduated students...
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Freyja Sesseljudottir, Art department coordinator in “Lof mer ad falla” (Let me fall)

It has been pretty obvious that the Icelandic film “Let me fall” has gained much notoriety, attention and discussion of late, when this is written over 40 thousand persons have seen the film in Icelandic cinemas. It is the cooperation of many people that make this...
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Students of The Film School have many films at RIFF this year

RIFF, or Reykjavik International Film Festival, will commence on the 27th of September and the program is of the highest quality. Among the Icelandic films being shown, there are quite a few by graduated students of The Film School that we can surely recommend, here you can...
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“Inferno” takes first prize at The Onrios Film Festival

Knutur Haukstein Olafsson graduated from The Film School with his graduation film “Inferno” in 2015. Since then he has had great success at various film festivals and now has added to the awards by winning Best experimental film of the year at the Onrios Film...
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The Film Schools contribution to the Cilect short film competition got to the 14th place out of 120 !

CILECT, the association of the 130-140 of the best film and television schools in the world, yesterday announced the results of their annual student shortfilm competition. In the category of Fiction there were 120 nominees and the Film Schools contribution this year was “3...
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Laughter is the best medicine

The Icelandic Comedy Film Festival will be held for the third time from September 13th to the 16th at Flateyri. At The Icelandic Comedy Film Festival happiness and humor is the goal, where both old and new Icelandic comedies will be shown. During the festival over 20 comedy...
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