Besti Northern Wave International Film Festival

Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson

In 2019 Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson was the festivals honorary guest. He is one of Icelands most experienced and awarded cinematographers. His carrier spans everywhere from tv series and documentaries to feature films.

He’s most known internationally for the Icelandic films Of Horses and Men and Woman at War as well as his work on the tv series Trapped.

Bergsteinn has received the Icelandic EDDA Film Academy Awards for Best Cinematography six times and one time for Best Documentary.

Bergsteinn, will be giving a talk on his experience as a cinematographer led by fellow jury member Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir.