33rd festival
01–04 April 2020
  • Norsk
  • Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir

    Icelandic film director and actress.

    Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir is an Icelandic writer-director, producer and one of Iceland’s most well known actresses (Heartstone, Paris of the North, XL). She is a founding member of the innovative theatre company Vesturport (Undercurrent, Children, Parents) and a co-owner of Zik Zak Filmworks (And breathe normally, Nói Albinói,, The Together Project). Nanna Kristín graduated from the Vancouver Film School in scriptwriting for film and television. In 2014 she wrote and directed her debut short Playing with Balls which premiered at TIFF. Cubs her second short film as a writer-director won Best Short Film at RIFF, the Icelandic Edda, Flickerfest, ÉCU and many more. Nanna Kristín was nominated for The 2018 Nordisk Film and TV Fund Prize for outstanding writing for Stella Blómkvist.