Director Benedikt Erlingsson in Oslo last night with scriptwriter Ólafur Egilsson, and producers Marianne Slot and Carine Leblanc.

Woman at War wins the 2018 Nordic Council Film Prize

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Gale Ann Hurd is called the First Lady of Sci Fi in Hollywood.

Terminator producer Gale Anne Hurd guest of honour at Northern Wave Film Festival

11 Oct The Northern Wave International Film Festival takes place betwen 26th to the 28th of October 2018 in the tiny town of Rif in Snæfellsnes, Iceland. Guest of honour at the festival is Hollywood producer Gale Anne Hurd who co-wrote and produced the Terminator.

Ísold Uggadóttir with the actors of And Breathe Normally, from left to right: Patrik Nökkvi Pétursson, Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Ísold Uggadóttir and Babetida Sadjo.

Ísold Uggadóttir wins best director award at Sundance

30 Jan Ísold Uggadóttir won the Best Director award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition of the Sundance Film Festival for her Icelandic feature And Breathe Normally.

Jennifer Lawrence plays the role of Agnes Magnúsdóttir,executed for the murder of Natan Ket­ils­son.

Jennifer Lawrence to play role of 19th century Icelandic murderess

13 Dec Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence will be playing the role of Agnes Magnúsdóttir in the film Burial Rites directed by Luca Guadagniono, rumoured for an Oscar win for Call Me by Your Name.

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson plays the role of Skender in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them - the second of five films in the Fantastic Beasts series.

Two Icelanders to star in the next Fantastic Beasts film

4 Jul 2017 Icelandic actors Ólafur Darri Ólafsson and Ingvar E.Sigurðsson are starring in the next Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them, out in November 2018.

Catch the famous "Heima" documentary on   a tour that Sigur Rós made of Iceland in 2006.

Watch prize-winning Icelandic movies at Reykjavik's arthouse cinema

26 May 2017 If you're interested in Icelandic film, you should know that the latest prize-winning offerings of cinema in Iceland can be viewed at Bíó Paradís in central Reykjavik.

The director, crew and cast of Hearstone receiving the award.

Heartstone is the winner of Iceland's Edda prize

27 Feb 2017 Kvikmyndin Hjartasteinn í leikstjórn Guðmundar Arnars Guðmundssonar var ótvíræður sigurvegari Eddunnar 2017 þegar verðlaunin voru afhent. Hjartasteinn hlaut alls níu Eddur, en hafði verið tilnefnd til sextán. Hún var meðal annars valin mynd ársins.

Footage from Star Wars Rogue One from scenes filmed in Iceland.

Incredible footage of Icelandic landscape in blockbuster Hollywood movies

23 Feb 2017 In the accompanying video, graciously sent to us by Truenorth, you can witness some of the most famous scenes in recent cinematic history captured in Iceland's astounding landscapes.

Heartstone tells a coming-of-age story set in a tiny Icelandic village.

Heartstone wins three awards in France

31 Jan 2017 Icelandic film Heartstone (Hjartasteinn) won three awards at the Premiers Plans film festival in Angers in France on Sunday. The film has received rave reviews in Iceland.

Pétur Einarsson directing Ransacked.

Award winning Icelandic film on bank collapse available on Vimeo

17 Jan 2017 Ransacked, an award winning film by former banker Pétur Einarsson, is now available for online viewing on Vimeo.

Henrik Baldvin Björnsson, singer and songwriter of Singapore Sling in the new music video to "Riffermania."

Exclusive music video premiere: Iceland's Singapore Sling release "Riffermania"

11 Jan 2017 Singapore Sling are releasing their ninth LP, KILL KILL KILL (Songs about Nothing) on Fuzz Club Records next month and the first video from the album is premiered exclusively today on mbl.is and Iceland Monitor.

Grámi is now up on a wall .

Famous ram of award-winning film "Rams" gets put on a wall upon his death

5 Jan 2017 International award winning Icelandic film "Rams" or Hrútar, starred, along with the human actors, a ram named Grámi. Upon his recent death, his owner decided to take him to a taxidermist so that his head can be put up as a wall ornament.

Amy Adams in her role in Arrival.

Jóhannsson's "Arrival" score nominated for the Golden Globes

12 Dec 2016 Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson has been nominated for the Golden Globes for the score to Arrival. Earlier this year Jóhannsson won a Golden Globe for the score to The Theory of Everything.

Jason Momoa in Iceland.

Director Zack Snyder publishes more photos from Iceland

25 Nov 2016 Justice League director Zack Snyder published a few photographs from the scenes shot on location in Iceland this autumn on Vero.

Pétur Einarsson, director of Ransacked.

A film on the rise and fall of the Icelandic banks wins award

23 Nov 2016 "It was unexpected and nice to receive these news from Northern Ireland," says director Pétur Einarsson whose documentary, Ransacked, received an award for best documentary at the Foyle film festival.

Hollywood film Justice League was partially filmed in Iceland.

Record year for film production in Iceland

21 Oct 2016 Turnover in the production of films, videos and television material in Iceland will be doubling this year if the first six months of the year are anything to go by.

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