A scene from a James Bond movie, filmed in Iceland.

Making Iceland Attractive to Filmmakers from Abroad

News Tagged with “Film in Iceland”
From Vatnajökull glacier, when True North was filming The Tomorrow War.

Interest in Building Film Studio in Iceland

23 Jan 2021 Icelandic contractors and international investors have shown interest in building a film studio in Iceland

From Húsavík.

Will ‘Eurovison’ Fans Fall for Húsavík?

31 May 2020 The town of Húsavík, North Iceland, plays a role in the upcoming comedy Eurovision.

From an episode of Game of Thrones, shot in Iceland.

Will Foreign Film Crews Flock to Iceland?

7 May 2020 The possibility of allowing foreign film crews to work in Iceland this summer is being discussed.

Bíó Paradís, Hverfisgata 52, Reykjavík.

Paradise Lost?

31 Jan 2020 It appears Reykjavík City is about to lose a paradise for movie goers.

Pierce Brosnan.

Hollywood in Húsavík

16 Oct 2019 A film crew and famous actors worked in Húsavík, North Iceland, in recent days, shooting a scene for the comedy Eurovision.

Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon attracts a number of film makers.

Clooney Coming to Iceland to Film

3 Oct 2019 American actor George Clooney is expected to arrive in Iceland this month in connection with the shooting of a film he will direct and in which he is to play the leading role.

Grímur Hákonarson.

New Film from Director of ‘Rams’

17 Aug 2019 A new Icelandic film, Héraðið (The County), premiered in Iceland on Wednesday.

Icelandic actress Hera Hilmarsdóttir.

Actress Hera Hilmarsdóttir in US edition of Vogue magazine

15 Mar 2019 Icelandic actress Hera Hilmarsdóttir is one of fourteen women on the cover of the latest edition of Vogue US.

Icelander Hera Hilmarsdóttir is fast rising to international fame.

Film starring Icelandic actress

28 Feb 2019 Peter Jackson's Mortal Engines may have been considered a flop in the United States but it's still however the first film starring an Icelander that hauls in ten billion Icelandic kronas since premiering in November. Icelandic actress Hera Hilmarsdóttir is star of the film.

Ólafur Darri in his role as sullen detective Andri.

See the second series of Trapped with English subtitles

18 Feb 2019 Icelanders have been glued to their sofas for Sunday nights watching the thrilling series of Trapped 2 (Ófærð) starring Ólafur Darri Ólafsson as detective Andri investigating a series of chilling murders in a remote town in North Iceland. Now Rúv national television is offering a service in which you can watch the episodes with either Icelandic or English subtitles.

Shooting of The Valhalla Murders has already begun in Iceland.

Netflix acquires rights for Icelandic crime series

1 Feb 2019 Netflix have bought the international rights to Icelandic TV crime drama The Valhalla Murders produced by True North and Mystery in cooperation with RÚV national television.

Let Me Fall tells the story of two women from youth to middle age and their descent into the hellish depths of substance abuse.

Let Me Fall wins main prize at Ramdam Belgian Film Festival

24 Jan 2019 Icelandic film Lof mér að falla, or Let me Fall won the main prize at the Belgian Ramdam Film Festival last night. The film is a drama about two women in the chains of drug addiction and the effect this has on their families.

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

31 Oct 2018 Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð) won the Nordic Council Film Prize last night at a ceremony in Oslo. Director Benedikt Erlingsson said jokingly speaking to mbl.is that he considers himself a Nordic master of film seeing as he also won the prize in 2014 for Of Horses and Men.

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 2018 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 2018 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.




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