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UNA (Recurrence) gets 110 million ISK production grant – Selected for Focus Asia in Udine. Shooting early 2019.

  Una (Recurrence), a supernatural thriller written by Óttar M. Nordfjörd and Marteinn Thorsson and directed by Thorsson, has been awarded a 110 million ISK production grant (approx 1.1 million USD) from The Icelandic Film Centre (film is budgeted at 2.5 million USD/2.2 million EUR). The thriller marks a return for Thorsson to genre filmmaking, […]

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PROTOS SELECTED FOR B’EST

  Marteinn Thorsson’s science fiction epic, PROTOS, has been selected for B’EST: Baltic East by West Producers’ Workshop. PROTOS had previously been awarded a phase-one script grant from the Icelandic Film Centre. The screenplay is inspired by Joseph Conrad’s novella HEART OF DARKNESS, which was also the basis for Francis Ford Coppola’s APOCALYPSE NOW, but […]

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Tenderlee Acquires Best Seller “The Crime – A Love Story”

Tenderlee MPC has acquired the film rights to Árni Thórarinsson’s critically acclaimed The Crime – A Love Story (“Glæpurinn: ástarsaga”) which was a best seller last Christmas. Mr. Thórarinsson is best known for his series of thrillers about the investigative journalist Einar. Writer/Director Marteinn Thorsson will write the screenplay and direct the film which will be shot […]

Cinemavault takes XL

Toronto based Cinemavault has acquired XL for Worldwide sales and will be representing the film at the upcoming Berlin Film Market as well as other upcoming Film Festivals. Please contact:  sales@cinemavault.com for screeners.

11 Nominations for XL @ The Edda’s

The Edda Awards (Iceland’s Film and Television Awards) were announced today and XL received 11 Nominations: Best Film (Producers: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Gudmundur Óskarsson, Marteinn Thorsson and Ragnheidur Erlingsdóttir) Best Director (Marteinn Thorsson) Best Screenplay (Gudmundur Óskarsson & Marteinn Thorsson) Best Actor in a Leading Role (Ólafur Darri Ólafsson) Best Actress in a Leading Role […]

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Director Thorsson shooting new film: Tomorrow We Become One

Marteinn Thorsson has started shooting his new film, Tomorrow We Become One (“Á morgun verðum við eitt”) in and around Reykjavik, Iceland. The film is about “love, loneliness and the compulsive yearning to merge with another human being. It also asks the question whether we are losing our ability to connect with our spiritual self.” The […]

XL now on Amazon in the USA

XL is now live on Amazon in the US. Thanks to our partners, Roger Jackson and Philipp Seul @ KinoNation.   Snorri Ásmundsson as the mysterious artist Antonius, in Marteinn Thorsson’s XL.

XL by MARTEINN THORSSON released on HULU

XL, which won Olafur Darri Olafsson (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty) the Best Actor honours in Karlovy Vary this summer, will be released in the US with the help of VOD aggregator Kinonation. The first platform will be on Hulu and the filmmakers are very excited about this opportunity to be a part of […]