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Country Focus: Iceland

Country profile: Iceland

General data for 2011
Inhabitants 319,560
GDP* €10,179 m
   
Cinema-going
Total admissions 1,513,657
Average admission per inhabitant 4,75
Number of screens/cinemas 43/18
Number of multiplexes (6+) 16
Average ticket price €8,00
Production (info for feature films only)
Films produced (including co-productions) 5
Co-productions 2
Average production budget €1.1 m
Film funding from main national film institution 40%
Distribution
Total films released 200
Local films released (only first run) 9
Local films market share 9.2%
Most successful local film The Magic Wardrobe (53.162 admissions)
Most successful international film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (30.602 admissions)
Directory
Icelandic Film Centre
Association of Icelandic Film Directors
Association of Icelandic Film Distributors
Association of Icelandic Film Producers
Icelandic Film Makers Association
National Film Archive

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