films

ÉG // I (short-film)

*Winner* – Grand Jury Honorable Mention for Best International Short at Outfest, 2019

*Winner* – Best Fictional Short at Trans Pride Brighton, 2019

*Winner* – Best Short Film at Vancouver International Women in Film Festival, 2019

Officially selected 2018-19: RIFF – Reykjavík International Film Festival, Northern Wave International Film Festival, Vilnius International Film Festival, BFI Flare in London,  FiveFilms4Freedom, the world’s widest-reaching LGBTQ+ digital short-film program, held by the British Council and BFIFlare. Vancoucer International Women in Film Festival, Outfest film festival in Los Angeles, Inside Out LGBT Film Festival —Canada’s largest LGBTQ film festival, among others.


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A young trans person living in a small town travels to the city searching for the freedom to be herself

Written and directed by
Vala Ómarsdóttir & Hallfríður Þóra Tryggvadóttir
Made in collaboration with Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir
Actors Snæfríður Ingvarsdóttir, María Thelma Smáradóttir, Kristbjörg Kjeld, Elva Ósk Ólafsdóttir and Hlynur Finnbogason
DOP Erla Hrund Halldórsdóttir
Assistant Director Gunnhildur Helga Katrínardóttir
Set and Costume Designer Helga Jóakimsdóttir
Film Editor Vigdís Eva Steinþórsdóttir
Sound Elín Birna Gylfadóttir and Iveta Macevičiūtė
Script Supervisor Živilė Zablackaitė
Assistant Camera Laura Aliukonyté
Assistant Set and Costume Designer Karolina Onusaitytė

Producers Hallfríður Þóra Tryggvadóttir & Vala Ómarsdóttir
Co- Producers Kristín Larsdóttir Dahl, Guðbjörg Sigurðardóttir and Ruta Buciunaite
Production coordinator Hjördís Jóhannsdóttir,
Produced by GERVI Productions
Co-produced by SALKA FILM and VIESTAS

DÆTUR // DAUGHTERS (short-film)

Northern Wave International Film Festival 2018,
Open Place International Short Film Festival, Latvia 2019
Toronto Lift-Off Film Festival Online 2019

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Mamma ætlar að sofna (short-film)

RIFF -Reykjavík International Film Festival 2017
Northern Wave International Film Festival 2017
Cannes – Short Film Corner 2017
Open Place International Short Film Festival 2018

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Director & author- Vala Ómarsdóttir
Cinematographer- Jimmy Salinas
Editor- Helga Dís Hálfdanardóttir
Art director & photographer- María Kjartansdóttir
Set & costume designer- Kristína R. Berman
Lighting designer- Bjarni Svanur Friðsteinsson
Colourist and title designer- Michael Christophersson
Assistant directors- Helga Dís Hálfdanardóttir & Halldóra Guðjónsdóttir
Producers- Vala Ómarsdóttir, Helga Dís Hálfdanardóttir & Halldóra Guðjónsdóttir

Music composed by Biggi Hilmars
Sitar, Ukulele, arrangements and programming – Biggi Hilmars
Cello – Maddalena Branduardi
Vardafone guitar – Hallvarður Ásgeirsson
Sound design- Eyþór Örn Magnússon & Biggi Hilmars
Sound & foley recordist- Eyþór Örn Magnússon

Continuity- Gretta Sammalniemi
Personal assistant – Erla Ösp Hafþórsdóttir
Storyboard artist- Tómas Víkingsson
Children’s sketches by Úlfrún Kristínudóttir & Örvar Másson

CAST
Mother- Guðrún Bjarnadóttir
Older sister- Hera Lind Birgisdóttir
Younger sister- Maríon Edda Stefánsdóttir

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HAMUR //SKIN (micro film)

Winner of Micro film of the year, 2017, Örvarpið, RÚV 2017 screened at Stockfish Film Festival 2017.
Northern Wave International Film Festival, 2017

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Handrit og leikstjórn: Vala Ómarsdóttir
Framleiðsla og aðstoðarleikstjórn: Hallfríður Þóra Tryggvadóttir
Kvikmyndataka: Jimmy Salinas

Trans stúlka: Sólbjört Sigurðardóttir
Leikarar: Alexander Dantes Erlendsson
Sigurður Andrean Sigurgeirsson
Erna Gunnarsdóttir
Kari Vig Petersen
Tinna Guðlaug Ómarsdóttir
Viktor Leifsson

Klipping: Jimmy Salinas og Vala Ómarsdóttir
Búningar og sviðsmynd: Hallveig K. Eiríksdóttir
Ljós og hljóð: Stefán Mekkinósson og Eyþór Örn Magnússon
Aðstoðartökumaður: Javi Valino
Skrifta: Ingunn Mía Blöndal
Teikning: Tómas Víkingsson
Sérstakar þakkir: Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir

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ROF (Experimental short-film)


ROF by Vinnslan

Concept and direction: Maria Kjartansdottir & Vala Ómarsdóttir
Actors: Gudmundur Ingi Thorvaldsson & Hera Lind Birgisdóttir
Cinematography: Herbert Sveinbjörnsson
Music: Biggi Hilmars
Editing: Herbert Sveinbjörnsson & María Kjartansdóttir
Lighting: Guðmundur Erlingsson
Colourist: Michael Christophersson
Sound design: Hallvarður Ásgeirsson and Birgir Hilmarsson
Sound mixing and : Huldar Freyr Arnarson
Producer and production manager: Harpa Fönn Sigurjónsdóttir
Production: Vinnslan
The film was supported by Myndstef

 

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