Students who graduate from IFS are a huge part of the Icelandic film industry. In a normal year, IFS graduates fill up to 30% of job titles in the credit lists of Icelandic movies. The results of the surveys have shown that 96% of students excel in the profession after completing their studies, and around 40% of those who graduate immediately get jobs and work full time in film production after completing their studies
About a hundred students are in the fall semester of 2022 at IFS, and to guide them are the most successful filmmakers and artists in the country. Among them are Marsibil Sæmundsdóttir, Teitur Guðmundsson, Hilmar Oddsson, Logi Hilmarsson, Arnar Már, Baldvin Albertsson, Arnar Benjamín, Vera Sölvadóttir, Lee Lorenzo Lynch, Brúsi Ólafsson, Ágústa Margrét Jóhannsdóttir, Olaf de Fleur, Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Tania Katzan, Helga Rakel Rafnsdóttir, Björn Ófeigsson, Gísli Magnús, Davíð A. Corno, Pétur Eggertsson, Bogi Reynisson, Rollin Hunt, Eva Lind, Atli Þór Einarsson, Heiðar Sumarliðason, Kjartan Kjartansson, Elvar Gunnarsson, Jón Atli Jónasson, Gunnar B. Guðmundsson, Tinna Ágústsdóttir, Þórey Sigþórsdóttir, Þórunn Clausen, Pálmi Sigurhjartarsson, Rúnar Guðbrandsson, Sigrún Gylfadóttir, Tinna Pálmadóttir, Kolbrún Anna Björnsdóttir, Birna Rún Eiríksdóttir, Arna Magnea Danks, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Jói Jóhannesson, Jóel Sæmundsson, Rut Sigurðardóttir, Stefán Benedikt Vilhelmsson and Curver Thoroddsen. . All highly educated and/or multi-awarded artists, experts in their field.