The Future is Art

Open for application for spring semester 2022

The Future of Art is Content

Are you young and looking to unlock your potential?

You are looking for a premium quality undergrad diploma to open doors into the growing film industry or further education in the world's best film schools.

Explore our four different 2-year diplomas that will give you the skills and experience to excel.

Take our test now, and let us guide you to your tailor-suited department. 

Apply now or -> Request Information

Explore our Departments And find your Calling

Department 1: Directing & Producing

You're a leader; you get things done; you're the creative force.

Department 2: Creative Technology

You are the master behind the scenes; you understand how things work; you're the practical artist.

Department 3: Screenwriting & Directing

You a full of ideas, you lead with vision, you are the author.

Department 4: Acting

You have charisma; you have a presence; you are the performer.

Always Open for Admissions

We accept applications at all times, all year round.

Film Program in Iceland

The program is for most part practical and Iceland provides the ideal creative setting and atmosphere at this safe and brilliant location.

Close Industry Connections

All teachers and instructors at IFS are active professionals in the industry. IFS is also in formal collaboration with production companies and TV stations that offer internships after graduation.

A Hidden Gem in the world of film school.

In the middle of vibrant and bustling Reykjavik, you will find us

If you promise us complete dedication in your studies, we promise you skills that are a lifetime investment.

We offer you small class sizes, a maximum of 12 students per class, courses taught by working professionals, and practical learning at every step.

We are a competitively priced film school; the tuition includes access to the equipment you need to film and access to computer labs to finalize your projects.

Are you the right kind of student for the IFS? Check out; RKV campus, tuition, and then take a deep dive into the department that speaks to you. D1 for the creative force, D2 for the practical artist, D3 for the authors, D4 for the Performers.

Campus Reykjavík

The Nordic island nation, Iceland, is defined by its dramatic volcanic landscape of geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, glaciers, and black-sand beaches. The capital, Reykjavik, home to the majority of the population, runs on geothermal power and offers a renowned nightlife scene as well as a rich cultural life. The glaciers in the Vatnajökull and Snæfellsnes national parks are popular for ice climbing, hiking, and snowmobiling.

Graduation winter 2021 - Vigfus Olafsson, Directing and Producing

Vigfus Olafsson will be graduating from Directing and Producing on December 18th with his film "Crossroads"

Graduation winter 2021 - Kristjan Petur Jonsson, Directing and Producing

Kristjan Petur will be graduating from Directing and Producing on the 18th of December with his film "Rakel : A story about misery"

Graduation winter 2021 - Agust Thor Amundason, Acting

Agust Thor will be graduating from Acting on December 18th with his film "Everything is over"

We Make Movies

We are proud to present some of the finest works by our students done during their studies. Going to the movies should be a memorable experience.
We invite you to see some of these works.

Why IFS?

IFS has developed a special two-year program ensuring that each student acquires a firm professional grounding at the end of his or her studies. Most students arrive at the school as beginners but graduate as professionals, ready to assume their duties in the field of filmmaking or specialize further in their continuing studies.

IFS is a member of Cilect, the international organization of leading film schools in the world. Cilect.org

Life after IFS

Students have a vast array of options having completed their studies: Further specialization, jobs in the film- and television industry, or even running their own companies. Their education can also be put to use as supplementary knowledge in other fields, even in different areas.

Open for Application


Are you willing to commit the next 2-years to unlock your potential?  Then fill out an application and tell us your goals and dreams.

We are always open for applications and hold interviews every two weeks, answering one week later. New terms start in August and January.