Iceland Tag Archive

Animation

Gísli Darri Halldórsson Explains How He Found Beauty Within Repetition for Oscar-Nominated Animation ‘Yes-People’

Made over the course of eight years, Gísli Darri Halldórsson's 'Yes-People' is a delightful mosiac of Icelandic life in a sleepy tenement block.

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Asides, Music

HOSH & 1979: Midnight (The Hanging Tree) Feat. Jalja

Erlendur Sveinsson hits the road for the post apocalyptic story of a woman desperately trying to outrun a violent storm in order to deliver a vaccine.

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Live Action

A Couple Struggle to Find a Mutual Purpose on the Road in Erlendur Sveinsson’s Gripping Short ‘Kanarí’

Erlendur Sveinsson explains how a shocking life experience led to the creation of 'Kanarí', an immersive, subjective exploration of the human condition.

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Asides, Film Festival

Watch #FiveFilms4Freedom 2019 – A Global Digital LGBTQ+ Online Film Festival

The British Council & BFI Flare Festival bring back their global, digital LGBTQ+ online film festival #FiveFilms4Freedom for another year of great shorts.

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Asides, Live Action

Ursine Vulpine & Annaca: Solace

Director/Composer Frederick Lloyd builds an epic teaser for the forthcoming EP from his alter ego Ursine Vulpine & singer/songwriter Annaca in 'Solace'.

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Asides, Music

Elliot Moss: 99

A couple wavers between reality & a land of memories following a motorcycle accident in Masaki Shimeno's atmospheric music video for Elliot Moss' ‘99’.

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Documentary

The Accord

RC Cone takes us on a thrill seeking adventure through the eyes of a passionate Icelandic surfer battling against the personified North Atlantic wind.

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Live Action, Podcasts

DN338: Sheep & Sibling Strife – Grimur Hakonarson on his Cannes Winning Feature ‘Rams’

A film filled with deep humour and an even deeper humanity, DN sits down with Icelandic Director Grimur Hakonarson to discuss his Un Certain Regard winning

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Music

Gísli þór Gíslason Taps into Viking Folklore for Arctic Roots’ ‘Nykur’ Music Video

Rising from the ashes of a lacklustre reaction to his end of year student film project, director Gísli þór Gíslason set his sights on the Viking folklore

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Live Action, Podcasts

DN315: Whale Valley – Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson

Set against the majestic, rugged backdrop of the Icelandic landscape, Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson’s short Whale Valley depicts the powerful bond held by

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Animation

Sugarcube

A coffee soaked Sugarcube sparks memories of sweet treats and a bitter first love in Sara Gunnarsdottir’s debut animation.

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Live Action, Podcasts

DN218: Undying Love – Omar Hauksson

I was skeptical I’d ever come across another zombie short worthy to be mentioned in the same breath as the classic I Love Sarah Jane, that was until I

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