Vilius Petrikas, an all in one filmmaker

Vilius Petrikas, film maker and former student of The Icelandic Film School, is one of those chosen to receive an American Daytime Emmy awards nomination for superior cinematography of the shows Ocean Treks, that were in part filmed in Iceland. Film making had called to me since...
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Anton Smári Gunnarsson

We had a chance to chat with Anton Smari, a former student, in our effort to keep track of our excellent graduates ! What made you decide to go to The Icelandic Film School? I was finishing my studies at MH and was going to enter political science to become a diplomat until my...
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“Anima” by Bjorgvin Sigurdsson

To celebrate the 25th year of The Icelandic Film School we will be showing 25 chosen graduation films from graduates of the past years. This time it will be the shortfilm  “Anima” from the spring semester of 2012 The short film “Anima” was the graduation...
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BAFTA Student Film Festival 2018

The Icelandic Film School is a part of The BAFTA Student Film Awards and we just received the list of films from Hrafnkell Stefánsson, Head of Studies at the school. The school selects from student films to submit and this time 3 films and one documentary were chosen. A panel of...
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Skjaldborg, festival of Icelandic documentaries

Skjaldborg, the film festival of Icelandic documentaries, will be held shortly at Patreksfjordur. Information below is translated from the festivals website. From May 18th-21st, Skjaldborg, the film festival of Icelandic documentaries, will be held for the 12th time at...
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Snaedis Snorradottir certainly is a chameleon

Snaedis Snorradottir is a graduate from Creative Technology at The Film School and it is safe to say that she has been on full force since she graduated. Of late she has been getting attention for her show “Magasin” on the television station Hringbraut. Snaedis first introduction...
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International Children’s Film Festival will be held from April 5th to 15th

Exciting times ahead in films for children ( and everyone interested) and we spoke to Asa Baldursdottir, the events program director First we wanted to get to know how the festival started The Cultural House Bio Paradis has since 2011 offered film education, that is now available...
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“Aurar” by Emil Örn

To celebrate the 25th year of The Icelandic Film School we will be showing 25 selected works of our graduated students. This time we will be showing the short film “Aurar” from the spring semester of 2012. The short film “Aurar” was the graduation project...
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“Hitters & Critters”, adventure and role play

Dadi Einarsson is a graduate of Screen writing and Directing from The Icelandic Film School and his graduation film “Hitters & Critters” will be shown in Bio Paradis on the 15th of April. Daði has had a close relationship with fantasies and science fiction from a...
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Nina Petersen has an exciting project ahead

Nina Petersen, a graduate from Screen writing and Directing at The Film School in the spring of 2017, was one of four chosen to participate in Midpoint Intensive Iceland workshop that was held in connection to the Stockfish film festival that just concluded. We had a chat with...
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