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Thorey Sigthorsdottir has worked as an actress and a director since she graduated from the Icelandic Drama School in 1991. Thorey holds teacher’s diploma from LHÍ, an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice from the Central School of Speech and Drama and MA in Applied Studies in Culture and Communication from the School of Humanities at the University of Iceland. Thorey has tought the voice work of Nadine George, at the Voice Studio International in London, for many years at the Icelandic Academy of the Arts and in various workshops for professional actors and speakers. Thorey is the founder of the theatre company Flying fishes which has produced e.g. Hotel Hekla by Anton Helgi Jónsson and Linda Vilhjálmsdóttir and Medea (multi-media) by Euripides. Thorey’s last directed Lungs by Duncan Macmillan that was premiered in Idnó Theatre in January 2017 with great success. Thorey has been teaching voice at KVÍ since 2016.
Hlin Johannesdottir is an anthropology and media graduate from University of Iceland. She has worked in film production since 2000, as associate producer, producer, co-producer, production manager, line producer and partner at Zik Zak Filmworks, a production company with more than a hundred international awards including Oscar nominations on its credit list. As a producer Hlín has worked with many of Iceland´s most successful directors on feature films and documentaries.
She has also worked as a freelance writer for magazines and online news medium and established VIntage Pictures with Birgitta Bjornsdottir and owns the Culture & Art Production House Ursus Parvus with Vilborg Einarsdottir in Iceland.
Árni grew up in Iceland. His enthusiasm for storytelling has driven him into the area of filmmaking. His passion for beauty and his creative eye have helped him flourish and develop as a cinematographer. He loves the challenge that comes with each and every project. With every dilemma there is a new and better solution. Árni has a calm and relaxing personality and is a really cool and calm guy to have on set.
In the last couple of years he has made a name for himself as a cinematographer and has won an Icelandic Film Award for his first feature film Either Way in 2012. Árni has done three more features and is now in pre production on a big Tv series to be shot in Iceland. When he is not shooting commercials and music promos, Árni runs his production company Mystery.
Jakob Halldórsson has over twenty years of experience editing, has worked for all the major networks in Iceland, as well as the large production companies, RVK Studios, Sagafilm, Skot, and Pegasus. Jakob has received 17 nominations for the Icelandic Film Awards, and 10 of the projects received awards.
Ottó Geir Borg has been working as a screenwriter, consultant and teacher for the last twenty years. His career spans both film and television. His first feature films „Astropia“ was a the most sucessfull film of 2007 in Iceland. His most recent work „Ég man Þig“ came out this year and has been a critical and commercial sucess.
A graduate of the Icelandic Film School, and with an MA from the London Film School Hrafnkell has been a prolific screenwriter for many years. Alongside his position at the school, he’s keeps busy working on several projects, both local and foreign. His films include, Polite People, City State and Brave Men‘s blood.