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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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What makes working for IFS news a real dream job?- Eysteinn Guðni Guðnasson is IFS news editor

Recently The Icelandic Film School presented a new Twitter-account under the title IFS news, aimed to distribute film news from all over the globe. Eysteinn Guðni Guðnason has been engaged as an editor. We were interested in learning more about  IFS news. It is in IFS interest to...
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Creative Technology students working on their graduation project

Our Creative Technology students are finishing shooting their final work these days. It is their graduation project and our photographer went on set to see them work with Sigríður Björk Sigurðardóttir on their films.
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Puppet game created by different departments of IFS – Exciting process

These last days have been lively at the Icelandic Film School. Students are busy working on a pilot, Puppet game, shot at our oldest theatre in central Reykajvík, Iðnó and a church nearby the capital. It is a project were departments of the school work closely together, both...
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Successful concert of our acting graduates in Café Rósenberg

Four of our actors graduate now in December. All students take active part in our singing-course which finishes off with a concert in on of Reykjavíks most popular venue, Café Rósenberg. Last night the four graduates, Bolli Már Bjarnason, Knútur Hauksteinn Ólafsson, Ragna...
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Hlín Jóhannesdóttir about Bokeh coming out soon

Hlín Jóhannesdóttir, Head of Directing/Producing is co-producing with Birgitta Björnsdóttir through their company Vintage Pictures the American film Bokeh. The film is expected to premiere end of December or at the beginning of next year. A few students from The Icelandic Film...
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Acting is a great preparation for Stand up comedians

Even if Bylgja Babýlons graduated from the Icelandic Film School as an actress she has increasingly been working as a stand up comedian. Currently Bylgja is working in London and having just returned from a tour in the Baltic countries. She discovered yesterday that a video she...
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Black Magic Design´s generous donation to IFS

Black Magic Design in Iceland has donated two new high quality cameras to IFS. The two cameras in question are Blackmagic URSA 4K Digital Cinema Camera – PL Mount. They give a 4K resolution and are considered a great addition to the IFS equipment. IFS expresses it´s...
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The icelandic film miracle – Ragnar Bragason on icelandic filmmakers

Film making in Iceland has seen some amazing things happening in recent years. Icelandic director Ragnar Bragason made a revealing list of events and impressive facts concerning the business in Iceland on Facebook the other day and we believe there is a valid reason to share his...
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A full house at RIFF´s Short film section – A real IFS night

Audiences have been moderate the last four days in Tjarnarbíó in central Reykjavík where RIFF has been at large since Thursday. Tonight however there is a huge change. A full house of enthusiasts can maybe be explained with six of tonight´s eight films being connected with The...
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