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The importance of efficiency, discipline and organization – Producer of the film Webcam

Mid-july marked the opening of the film Webcam produced by Magnús Thoroddsen Ívarsson who graduated from the IFS a year ago. “I have been making short videos since I got a camera at my confirmation.” Magnús says all his experience became most valuable now whe...
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A new film by IFS student sparks attention

The new film, Albatross, that premiered in Iceland earlier this summer has been well received by audiences and critics. Snævar Sölvi Sölvason, an IFS graduate is the author of the film. “I needed to be around other creative film enthusiasts”  says Snævar and he adds...
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Elsa G. Björnsdóttir wins a prize at Clin d´Oeil in Reims

Last weekend, Elsa G. Björnsdóttir’s short film The Endless Story, won a prize at the Clin d’Oeil  festival in Reims in France. Elsa who is deaf graduated from the Icelandic Film School in 2010 made the film to commemorate a century in history of deaf where sign...
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Special mention to Pálsson’s Brothers at Palm Springs Short Fest

Recently we reported about Þórður Pálsson’s invitation to visit this year’s Palm Springs ShortFest. Now we are happy to announce that his film Brothers, has won a Special mention in its category; Best Live Action Short over 15 minutes. Pálsson is busy these days...
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Popular web discovers an IFS student

Stuck in Iceland is an extremely popular website for those interested in Iceland’s nature and everything else the country has to offer. Our student Garðar Ólafsson was recently spotted by the web for his spectacular photos and videos shot around the country...
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Devaney, an IFS teacher worked on Björk’s videos

Björk has within a week released two new videos to the songs from her latest album, Vulicura. The songs are Black lake and Stonemilker and have sparked attention, both having been filmed in Icelandic nature. The Icelandic Film School is proud to have a teacher at the school,...
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IFS actress performs Eurovision song in sign language

Kolbrún Vökudóttir is the second deaf actress to graduate from The Icelandic Film School but she has been very active in the Icelandic cultural life in recent  years. For some years she has been musically active, interpreting music in various concerts with sign language....
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IFS graduates make a colorful Color Run Video

The Color Run in Iceland took place in Reykjavik this weekend with almost 8000 participants. Three of our graduates documented the event for the media firm Silent in Reykjavík; Dagur Olafsson, Daníel Bjarnason and Erlendur Sveinsson. They have made this colorful video as a part...
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IFS graduates film to appear at Palm Springs ShortFest

The shortfilm  BROTHERS by IFS graduate Þórður Pálsson (Thordur Palsson) has been invited to this year’s Palm Spring International ShortFest. Pálsson recently graduated from the National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield and recently signed up with the Sayle Screen...
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Good career in music videos

It’s a great pleasure for us at The Icelandic Film School to follow our graduates and see what they are up to. Freyr Árnason, who graduated from Department 3 – Screenwriting/Directing has made a good career working on music videos in the recent years. His latest production...
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