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Iceland in the time of Covid19

With the global epidemic that has had a foothold in most countries, devastating most populations, Iceland has of course been greatly affected by it. What seems to set the country apart from most though, is its ability to handle the spread, and find the best way to contain it....
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Iceland is the right place to study

To our international applicants, please note ; If you are applying for the autumn semester and get accepted you need to be in Iceland before the 19th of August. For the spring semester you need to be here before the 12th of January.We still have 18 free slots for autumn 2020 and...
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The Icelandic Film School in the pandemic

The Icelandic Films School, as other colleges and universities, was made to shut down during a gathering ban that was set in the country and the teachings have been fully done online for the last two weeks. Of course this has effected the studies, as it is in great part a hands...
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Information about Iceland and the Covid-19 pandemic

Like every other country in the world, Iceland has been dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. The most important thing to remember is that every member of the society is in the fight against this scourge together.  In response to the virus, The Minister of Health, Svandis...
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Bolli Mar has a new program at RUV

Bolli Mar Bjarnason graduated from Acting at The Icelandic Film School in December 2015 and has just started a new program at RUV, called “Here we do not talk nonsense”. We caught up with him for some information. Do you remember when films first enthralled you? To be...
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Greg Sestero films a scene in the Black Studio at The Film School

An interesting project landed the other day when our own Elfar Thor Gudbjartsson was asked to record and direct a scene for the coming film “Miracle Valley”, by Greg Sestero at The Film School. BjorgvinFrans Gislason acted in the scene and Elfar got students from the...
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Eddan 2020, students among the nominees

The nominees for the Edda 2020, Iceland’s film and television awards, were published the other day and among the nominees are quite a few students of The Icelandic Film School. We congratulate them all and wish them good luck ! Jon Bjornsson, nominated for the documentary...
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Graduation project on full swing and dancing through the week

Directing and Producing First semester students finished a course in script making with Kolbrun Bjornsdottir and started shooting commercial in a commercial course with Baldvin Albertsson. 2nd semester students continued a course with other 2nd semester students, where each of...
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New courses begin and the students enjoy their yearly gala

Directing and Producing First semester students finished a course with the head of Directing, Hilmar Oddson (Tears of Stone), in visual story telling where they directed a practice project and began a course in commercials with Baldvin Albertsson and script making with Kolbrun...
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Working with professional actors and the yearly gala just around the corner

Directing and Producing First semester students sat a course with the head of Directing, Hilmar Oddson (Tears of Stone), in visual story telling where they directed a practice project as well as begin preparation on the end of the semester project, a 7 minute long silent film....
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