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10 articles available in total starting from 18/01/2008. Last article published on 07/12/2011.

Icelandic Film Centre goes digital with Europe’s Finest

Icelandic Film Centre goes digital with Europe’s Finest

The Icelandic Film Centre has signed a contract with Cologne-based digital distributor Europe's Finest for a package of Icelandic features, including six titles by Icelandic Oscar-nominated...  

07/12/2011 | Distribution | Iceland/Germany

Click your way to Icelandic films, otherwise unavailable

Click your way to Icelandic films, otherwise unavailable

Want instant access to Icelandic cinema, be it features, documentaries, shorts, TV shows, or other audiovisuals? Launched in May, Icelandic Cinema Online is a new VOD service on the internet with...  

01/06/2011 | Distribution | Iceland

Record number of domestic films in theatres

Record number of domestic films in theatres

As many as four films by Icelandic directors were in the local box office Top Ten last weekend, almost the yearly production output. Baldvin Z’s feature debut Jitters kept its second place in its...  

26/10/2010 | Distribution | Iceland

Seven Cannes acquisitions each for Sena and Greenlight

Icelandic distribution companies Greenlight Films and Sena each acquired seven new films at the last Cannes Film Festival and Market. Greenlight Films – one of Iceland’s most avid buyers of...  

28/05/2010 | Distribution | Iceland

Sena acquired by Capacent Group

Iceland’s leading distributor of domestic films, Sena Film, has been acquired by Jon Dirik Jonsson and Magnus Bjarnason, owners of Nordic consultancy and research group Capacent. Sena’s previous...  

09/04/2009 | Distribution | Iceland

Creative boom explodes on world screens (2)

Creative boom explodes on world screens (2)

“The domestic release of so many Icelandic films in a short period of time is partly a coincidence, partly due to the fact that we’re in a real creative boom,” says Laufey Guðjónsdóttir, head of...  

08/09/2008 | Production/distribution | Iceland

Creative boom explodes on world screens (1)

Creative boom explodes on world screens (1)

For a country whose film industry produces no more than a handful of films each year, having two to three films on domestic and foreign screens at the same time is an amazing hit rate. Pure...  

08/09/2008 | Production/Distribution | Iceland

Country Wedding draws Icelandic crowds

Iceland’s acclaimed editor Valdis Óskarsdóttir, winner of a Bafta award for her editing of Michael Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, has successfully entered the Iceland charts last...  

03/09/2008 | Distribution | Iceland

Back Soon on European screens

Back Soon on European screens

The Icelandic born filmmaker Sólveig Anspach, who studied at Paris’ Femis film school, is touring Europe with her new off-beat comedy Back Soon, winner of a Variety Piazza Grande Award in Locarno...  

19/08/2008 | Distribution | Iceland

Kormàkur’s Wedding planned for today

Kormàkur’s Wedding planned for today

Baltasar Kormakur’s latest film, White Night Wedding (Brúðguminn), loosely based on Anton Chekhov’s play Ivanov, is opening today in Iceland on seven screens through Sena Film. The project was...  

18/01/2008 | Distribution | Iceland

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