Hveragerdi, 3 December 2014 UNA, a supernatural thriller penned by Ottar Nordfjörd, has just been awarded round three screenwriting grant from The Icelandic Film Centre, placing it in a very good position for a production grant next year. Story is about a young woman, UNA, who starts getting clues about the whereabouts of her son […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: firstname.lastname@example.org for screeners.
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 […]
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 […]
The Icelandic Film Centre has awarded Tenderlee MPC Phase 1 script grants for Gudmundur Óskarsson’s Take 2 and Ottar Nordfjörd’s Una. Both are set to be helmed by Marteinn Thorsson. The former is a romantic comedy about a burnt-out football (soccer) star who returns to his roots in a small town in Iceland only to discover that […]
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, 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 […]
XL HAS BEEN INVITED TO A FEW FESTIVALS SEPTEMBER Helsinki International Film Festival (Director Thorsson attending) Calgary International Film Festival (North American Premiere) OCTOBER Vancouver International Film Festival A German Festival We Can’t Announce Yet (Director Thorsson attending) Bergen International Film Festival NOVEMBER A European Island Film Festival We Can’t Announce Yet (Director Thorsson attending) Scanorama […]