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Films by IFS teachers shown in festival Poland

The Icelandic Film Web Klapptré has published a list of films currently being shown in the polish cities Gdańsk, Poznań, Warszawa. The films are a part of a project called Ultima Thule – At the End of the World , a cultural cooperation by the two nations. The interesting thing...
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Three IFS films to compete at Stockfish Film Festival in Reykjavík

The Stockfish Film Festival that opens in Reykjavík on February 18th is presenting the competition Sprettfiskur for short films. The competition is exciting this year for The Icelandic Film School since three of the six competing films come from it´s students or graduates.   Eitt...
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Lovísa Lára invited to The Winter Film Awards in NY with her film Creep

Lovísa Lára, graduate from the Icelandic Film School has been invited to have her film, Creep, screned at the Winter Film Awards in New York, at it´s Fear horror competition. The young filmmaker already had a great success with her thesis film, Just like you and we asked her to...
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Twelve IFS graduates worked on Iceland´s largest TV-production, Trapped

Baltasar Kormakur´s new series is heading to break all records in number of viewers in Iceland since the first episode was aired beginning of January. The Icelandic Film School is proud of many of the schools graduates being on the production team, Trapped being an international...
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Rúnar Guðbrandsson is new head of Acting at IFS

Rúnar Guðbrandsson has been appointed new head of Acting at The Icelandic Film School.   Mr. Guðbrandsson has been associated with the IFS in recent years as a teacher. Former heads of Acting, Sigrún Gylfadóttir and Hlín Agnarsdóttir will also continue as active members of the...
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Happy new year

The Icelandic Film School wishes all it´s friends a happy new year. The year 2015 has proved very prosperous for IFS.  The school has proudly followed it´s   graduates and seen them make their mark on Icelandic film making or enjoy success abroad. The end of 2015 also marked a...
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IFS reaches an agreement on future funding with Iceland´s Ministry of Education

On December 23rd an agreement between The Icelandic Film School and Iceland´s Ministry of Education, Science and Culture was confirmed by the country´s Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Bjarni Benediktsson. A few days earlier the agreement was signed by minister of...
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Ten new Icelandic film makers – Graduation day at the Icelandic Film School

Ten brand new filmmakers graduated from the Icelandic Film School last Saturday. The ceremony was presented by one of Iceland´s most prominent actors,  Þorsteinn Bachmann who in recent years  has given numerous acting courses at the school. Prize-winners this year came from...
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Thunder sounds or explosions are suitable for me – Leszek Daszkowski can´t hear his own project

Leszek Daszkowski has not made his disability stop his dream to study at the Icelandic Film School. Creative technology happened to be his choice and now he has finished the project that one might imagine being almost impossible for him to solve. A deaf polish student at the...
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Special effects specialist Jörundur Rafn from Everest visits IFS

Jörundur Rafn Arnarsson visited The Icelandic Film School last week to give Creative Technology students good advice and talk about this work. Jörundur Rafn gave two lectures about special effects. Recently he worked with Baltasar Kormakurs team as a lead compositor on the film...
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