We introduce more Program Directors that will be joining the team this fall

We have finalized the hiring of two more Program Directors to join the Acting Department along with Þórey Sigurþórsdóttir, whom we have already introduced in a previous post. We have the pleasure to inform that Rúnar Guðbrandsson will be Program Director of the Acting program and...
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Friðrik Þór Friðriksson has been appointed Dean of The Icelandic Film School

Friðrik Þór Friðriksson has taken on the job of dean of the Icelandic Film School through this year. He will be taking over the reigns from Hilmar Oddsson, who left last spring after having successfully done the job for 7 years. Friðrik Þór is one of Iceland’s most...
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A new Program Director system has been put in place with the Icelandic Film School and amazing people have joined the team!

This summer has involved a lot of restructuring with the teaching system at the Icelandic Film School, the object being to focus on teaching within the specialized subjects and improve quality of service. Instead of the department division with one head of a department that has...
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The first of 25 films

As we are celebrating our 25th anniversary this year, we intend to show 25 selected works of graduated students during the next months Fall semester 2012 The first film we will be showing is the short film “Monika”, a graduation film by Guðrún Helga Sváfnisdóttir, who...
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The course directory for fall 2017 has been published !

Students of the Icelandic Film School please note, the course directory has been published online, info.kvikmyndaskoli.is , where you can study it. More information on the exciting coming semester will be published soon !
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The Icelandic Film School is 25 years old !

The Icelandic Film School is celebrating its 25th year this September. We plan to commemorate this in various ways and there are many exciting things being prepared, but the full schedule will be revealed later this month. To start with we will be showing films from our vast...
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An amazing opportunity for graduated Directors from The Icelandic Film School at the Les Arcs Film Festival

Hrafnkell Stefánsson, the Dean of the Screenwriting- and Directing department, has announced a new cooperation with the Les Arcs Film Festival that is held each year in the french Alps. Film School Village is an exciting venue for graduated students from the main film schools in...
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Eyþór Jóvinsson, Director and Screenwriter, has many exciting projects in the works

Eyþór Jóvinsson, a graduate from Screenwriting and Directing from the Film School, has gained a lot of attention recently. He directed the short film „Reflection“ and worked closely with Magnús Ingvar Bjarnason on the script and the film has already won two awards at film...
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Ólöf Birna Torfadóttir tells us about the studies, future plans and work after graduating

Ólöf Birna, that graduated from Screen writing and Directing at the Film School, allowed us to pry into what led her into the film arena, what the first steps were after graduating and where the course is set I was quite the bookworm when I was a kid and started early writing...
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“Kári”, a film by Elsa G. Björnsdóttir, recently won awards at an international film festival

Elsa G. Björnsdóttir is a graduate from Acting at the Film School and has had great success with her short film „Kári“. We contacted Elsa and got to hear about the process, the idea behind the film and what compelled her to dive into the world of cinema I do not remember myself...
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