First semester students at the school (Directing/Producing, Creative Technology, Screenwriting/Directing, Acting) finished editing their one minute film under the direction of Agusta Margret Johannesdottir (UseLess) and then premiered their first film project. The films were interesting and varied, and we can surely say that it will be exciting to track their progress.
First semester in Directing/Producing began classes in Visual storytelling with Vera Solvadottir (Gone) with first semester students of Screenwriting/Directing. Third semester in Directing/Producing had a period in producing with Hlin Johannesdottir (The Swan, Bokeh) as well as study under the experienced producer Jon Egill Bergthorsson in a course on multi-camera work and are writing the script for their own short film under the direction of Tinna Hrafnsdottir (Munda), that they will direct at the end of the semester.
Students in Creative Technology began a course in editing under the tutelage of David Alexander Corno (Woman at war, Mikhel) where they edit, among more, individual projects that they shot in a cinematography course. They also sat a class in art history by Lee Lorenzo Lynch. Creative Technology third semester students sat a course in cinematography with Tomas Orn Tomasson (Arctic, Lazy Town) where they will shoot their own documentary as well as taping a multi camera show. They also started a course in special effects under the direction of Sigurgeir Arinbjornsson (Everest, Star Trek: Discovery)
Third semester students of Screenwriting/Directing had an integration course where they will write a script for their own short film under the direction of Tinna Hrafnsdottir (Munda) that they will direct at the end of the semester as well as a course in script writing, where they will write a first draft for full length films with Hrafnkell Stefansson (Kurteist Folk, Borgriki).
Students in the fourth semester were also busy with full length scripts with Hrafnkell Stefansson (Kurteist Folk, Borgriki), rewriting their scripts from last semester as well as working on a script for their graduation projects with the screenwriter Huldar Breidfjord ( Under the tree, Paris Nordursins)
First semester Acting students started courses in vocal training with Thorey Sigthorsdottir (Agnes, Kaldaljos)and acting technique with Runar Gudbrandsson (Svartur a leik, XL). Second semester Acting students did a singing course with Thorunn Erna Clausen (Rettur, Loi) and acting technique with Runar Gudbrandsson (Svartur a leik, XL). Third semester students did a course in acting technique and interpretation with Thorsteinn Bachmann (Lof mer ad falla, Trapped) and acting history.
And as usual, the week ended in Bio Paradis where the whole school enjoyed Film History.