Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson on “Paris of the North”

Screen interviews writer-director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson on the cusp of the world premiere of his second feature, Paris of the North, at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival.
Posted On 07 Jul 2014

Producer/cinematographer Árni Filippusson on His Projects Past and the Works Ahead

Árni Filippusson of Mystery Productions is Iceland's Producer on the Move this year. Cineuropa interviewed him about how he got into the film industry, as well as his toughest challenges.
Posted On 15 May 2014

New Festival, Aarhus Independent Pixels, Calls For Submissions

Aarhus Independent Pixels hereby invite all Nordic, low-budget independent filmmakers and photographers to submit their work to AIP 2014.

Posted On 14 May 2014

Baltasar Kormákur in Talks to Direct “Reykjavik”

Director Baltasar Kormákur is in discussions to direct Reykjavik, a historical drama chronicling the 1986 Reykjavik Summit of leaders Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev.
Posted On 14 May 2014

Sigur Rós’ Jónsi Scores TV Series “Manhattan” with Alex Somers

Olivia Williams, John Benjamin Hickey and Daniel Stern star in the series, which focuses on the race to build the atomic bomb in the 1940s and is set to premiere in July.
Posted On 14 May 2014

Victor Kossakovsky Guest of Honour at Skjaldborg Documentary Festival

Russian documentary director Victor Kossakovsky will be the guest of honour at the upcoming annual Skjaldborg Documentary Film Festival (June 6-9), held in the fishing village of Patreksfjordur in northwest Iceland.
Posted On 14 May 2014

The Resurrection of The Reykjavik Film Festival

The Reykjavik Film Festival will be re-launched in the fall and will take place during September 12-21. The festival's roots can be traced all the way back to 1978 when it started as the bi-annual Film Festival of the Reykjavik Arts Festival.
Posted On 29 Apr 2014

Star Wars and James Bond Heading for an Iceland Shoot?

An article on Yahoo Movies suggests that the new Star Wars movie and the upcoming James Bond film might shoot in Iceland in the coming months.
Posted On 28 Apr 2014

Kormákur’s Rvk Studios Preps TV series “Trapped” for a Fall Shoot

The ten-part mystery thriller series was introduced to enthusiastic buyer at the recently wrapped MIP TV in Cannes.
Posted On 14 Apr 2014

Labrador Offers Film and Photography Workshops in Iceland This Summer

The workshops will be headed by photographer Mika Ceron and cinematographer Bowen Staines respectively and involve extensive travelling around Iceland, presenting participants with various challenges in terms of the environment and camera technique.
Posted On 14 Apr 2014

“Of Horses and Men” is Film of the Year at Edda Awards

Benedikt Erlingsson's Of Horses and Men won the Edda Award last night as Film of the Year. The film received five additional Eddas at the ceremony. Ragnar Bragason's Metalhead won a total of eight Eddas, including Actress of the Year, Actor in a Supporting Role, Editing, Sound Design, Music and Costumes. Cannes winner Whale Valley got the Short Film of the Year Award and The Laxá Farmers got the Documentary Award.
Posted On 23 Feb 2014

Baltasar Kormákur A Great Fit For “Everest” Says Tim Bevan

Working Title's Tim Bevan is interviewed by Empire on Everest, the film helmed by Baltasar Kormákur now shooting.
Posted On 19 Feb 2014

Why You Need to Start Paying Attention to Icelandic Cinema

IndieWire profiles the Icelandic cinema follwing the Gothenburg Film Festival were Icelandic films and filmmakers received attention and accolades.
Posted On 13 Feb 2014