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198 articles available in total starting from 19/09/2002. Last article published on 04/02/2020.

Douglas “Bends” it

August will see Ròbert I. Douglas scouting locations for his next feature, Eleven Men. This time around, Douglas, the man who brought us A Man Like Me, chose to make a surreal social satire that...  

23/07/2003 | Production | Iceland

Fridriksson’s young talents

Icelandic film director’s Fridrik Thór Fridriksson forthcoming project, Niceland, will feature a stellar international cast. The man behind hits like Falcons, which he directed and Maria...  

17/06/2003 | Production | Iceland

New team at IFC

Laufey Gudjonsdottir is given a five-year mandate as Centre’s new MD by 7-man committee & Minister of Culture  

27/03/2003 | Institutions | Iceland

Iceland comes in from the cold

The Third Name is a new Icelandic feature and the directorial debut of Einar Thor Gunnlaugsson, a graduate of the London Film School and UK resident. The film was released early in January in...  

29/01/2003 | Films | Iceland

An albino in Rotterdam

An albino in Rotterdam

The directorial feature debut of Iceland's Dagur Kari Petursson, Nói Albinói, is the only Scandinavian in competition at the forthcoming Rotterdam Film Festival  

09/01/2003 | Festivals | Iceland

Special offer on locations

Icelandic legislation foresees 12% return on production costs for films made in the land of ice and hot springs  

22/11/2002 | Production | Iceland

Iceland’s pride in The Sea

Iceland’s pride in The Sea

Baltasar Kormákur’s second feature film Hafid (The Sea) won eight prizes at the Edda Awards in Reykjavik. The movie is Islandic candidate for Oscar 2003 Best foreign film  

19/11/2002 | Awards | Iceland

EFP defends Omarsson

European Film Promotion says the suspension of the director of the Film Fund penalises Icelandic cinema  

19/09/2002 | Institutions | Iceland