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Nina and Vivian representing The Film School in "Cop Secret"

The film "Cop Secret" (Leyniloggan) was premiered at the Lucarno film festival recently and was lauded by critics. The Film School has two graduated students in the film team and they make us proud.


There was excitement in the air and the anticipation clear among the students of The Icelandic Film School when they turned up at the school this past Thursday morning the 19th of August to begin the fall semester of 2021.

"Eftirleikir", an exciting project in the works

It is always a pleasure to get to follow our former students take on varied challenges and one of them in production now is "Eftirleikir", written, produced and directed by Olafur Einar Olafarson graduated from Screen writing and Directing and prize winner of "Bjarkinn" for the best graduation film, and acted in and produced by Andri Freyr Sigurpalsson graduated from Acting.

Graduation week spring semester 2021 - PHOTOS

After an amazing week, where everyone pitched in, we have now graduated 19 filmmakers from our departments. Here you can enjoy photos taking during the week and we wish our graduates all the best for a bright future.

The Dean's Commencement Address

The Icelandic Film Schools Dean, Fridrik Thor Fridriksson, gave a commencement address for our graduating students on Saturday the 12th of June

Graduation day Spring semester 2021

At a ceremony today, 19 students graduated from all of our departments.

Birnir Mikael Birnisson

Birnir Mikael Birnisson is graduating from Acting with his film “Blissful”

Palmi Heidmann Birgisson

Palmi Heidmann Birgisson is graduating from Creative Technology with his film “Djupskyggni”

Bjorn Runarsson

Bjorn Runarsson is graduating from Screenwriting and Directing with his film, “Aftersight”