Icelander Hera Hilmarsdóttir is fast rising to international fame.

Film starring Icelandic actress

28 Feb 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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 2017 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.

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