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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New department heads have begun employment at the school

We are proud to announce that two new department heads have been added to our team at The Icelandic Film School.   We welcome Valdis Oskarsdottir as head of Editing. She enters the school loaded with experience and has both been nominated and has won multiple awards, amongst...
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A new semester had begun at The Film School

The fall semester has begun today, Thursday the 16th of August. An outstanding group of freshmen has begun their studies in all four departments of the school. The group is excited and we expect many enthralling projects during the semester. At the end of the ceremony our...
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Wonderful success of a graduation film

The shortfilm “The Wedding Gift”, that had great success at the Cilect film competition in 2016  , has been sold to the television station Arte. The film was a graduation project of Asgeir Logi Axelsson and Ragnar Ingi Magnusson from Creative Technology and was...
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Dadi Einarsson on “The Darken: Echoes of the End”

Dadi Einarsson is a graduate from Screen writing and Directing at The Icelandic Film School and we got a chance to find out what he is working on Myrkur Games is a video game developer currently in the process of making its first ever game, The Darken: Echoes of the End. It is a...
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Arnar Hauksson, a graduate of Acting

Arnar Hauksson graduated from Acting in the spring of 2018 and here you can enjoy his showreel We congratulate him and look forward to enjoying his future projects
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Vala Elfudottir Steinsen, a graduate of Acting

Vala Elfudottir Steinsen graduated from Acting in the spring of 2018 and here you can enjoy her showreel We congratulate her and will be following her future projects with excitement
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