Northern Wave IFF says goodbye for now!

The Northern Wave International Short Film Festival is retiring from the festival scene for now. The festival started 15 years ago when there were very few International Film Festivals in Iceland. The landscape has changed a lot with so many ambitious and well organized festivals all over the country now. This is the change we […]

2022 Northern Wave Awards

2022 Awards.

The results of the 2022 Northern Wave Awards are: Best Icelandic Short Film – “Days without” by Ívar Erik Yeoman Best International Short Film – “Single Horn” – Mohamad Kamal Alavi (Iran) Best Icelandic Music Video – Birnir “Spurningar” ft. Páll Óskar directed by Magnús Leifsson Special mention – “Scales” by @Joseph Pierce (France) Award […]

Meet the jury!

Einar, Otto, Nanna, the jury.

Many thanks to the wonderful Einar Snorri, Ottó and Nanna, who worked hard selecting the winners for this fourteenth edition of Northern Wave. Ottó Geir Borg is an independent script writer with over fifteen years of experience in the Icelandic film industry and is Iceland’s script guru. He’s written and developed numerous Icelandic and international […]

Einar Snorri með masterclass á Northern Wave Festival

Einar Snorri.

Kvikmyndahátíðin Northern Wave Festival verður haldin í 14. sinn helgina 11.-13. nóvember næstkomandi á Rifi, Snæfellsnesi. Að vanda verður kvikmyndadagskráin opin öllum og svo mun rapparinn Emmsjé Gauti halda tónleika í Frystiklefanum á laugardagskvöldinu. Hátíðin heiðrar í ár Einar Snorra úr Snorri Brothers tvíeykinu, sem hann skipar ásamt Eiði Snorra. Einar Snorri er þekktur fyrir […]

Honorary guest and jury member Einar Snorri (Snorri Bros)

This year, The Northern Wave Festival honors Einar Snorri of Snorri Bros. Einar Snorri is known for his unique visual style and has a keen eye for aesthetics, he has shot photographs, as a part of The Snorri Brothers duo, for magazines such as Spin, Rolling Stone, Dazed & Confused, Interview, working with artists such […]

Hanna Davidsen – Faroe Islands

Hanna Davidsen.

Hanna Davidsen is a faroese aspiring filmmaker based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Hanna was born in 2000 and has been making films since 2015. And moved to Copenhagen, Denmark to study film and media studies in 2019. Hanna is mostly behind the camera, writing scripts, directing or editing both fiction and documentary films.

Anna Marina Skouros – Denmark

anna marina,

Anna Marina Skouros is a producer strongly engaged in and inspired by the creative work in filmmaking. She has just left the film industry in Copenhagen to establish her own production company Onomamono based on Funen, from where she wants to produce films with artistic ambitions and with something at heart.

Paninnguaq Pikilak – Greenland

Paninnguaq Pikilak - Greenland.

Paninnguaq Pikilak is a newly bloomed documentarist and writer from Narsaq, a little town in South Greenland. She focuses on culture preservation and to convey cultural values in her storytelling and work as a Traditional practitioner of Tunniit (Inuit tattooing), book writing and filmmaking. With her first documentary White Paper, she showed how a possible […]

Anna Karen Knight – Iceland

Anna Karen Knight - Iceland.

I’m an actress, screenwriter and director. I’ve mostly worked as an actress in LA and in Iceland but have worked as a screenwriter and director in a few short films here. I have won awards for a film I wrote, starred in and edited.

Onerva Hannula – Finland

Onerva Hannula, Finland.

Onerva Hannula (s. 1993) is a Finnish screenwriter, director and dramaturge. She graduated from Theatre Academy of Finland in 2021. Since then Hannula has worked with TV- and radio dramas as a screenwriter and dramaturge at Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle. Her current artistic interests include questions of gender, power and childhood.

Katla Gunnlaugsdóttir – Iceland

Katla Gunnlaugsdóttir - Iceland.

I was raised on a wide variety of films and decided to make filmmaking my career at 15 years old. I’ve worked in everything from light departments to script review and reporting in the film industry. I am a graduate from The Icelandic Film School and plan to do my own film projects in the […]

Jasmijn Kooijman – Sweden

Jasmijn Kooijman - Sweden.

Jasmijn Kooijman grew up in Amsterdam but moved to Sweden in 2015, where she started studying film. She is interested in the relation between film and politics. Many of her projects revolve around either forced migration or migration by choice. The formats she uses differ from documentary, fiction and art film to stop-motion in her […]

Una Solvik Golmen – Norway

Una Solvik Golmen - Norway.

Una is born in 1998, in a working class village outside of Oslo, Norway. She holds a bachelor degree in documentary film making and has presented several films at CPH:DOX, Nordic Docs and Amandus Blikkfang. Una is an emotional story teller which is shown in her films, by pictures and by people.

Yuvia Maini – Sweden

Yuvia Maini, Sweden.

Yuvia Maini is a visual artist and animator working with immersive storytelling. Her practice blends non-conforming narratives and nouveau technologies to create stories the viewer can interact with. She has worked on commissions for Swedish Parliament, Swedish Women’s Lobby, Håkan Hellström etc and has been showcased in film festivals internationally. She is the founder of […]