Edda Awards 2014 Results


The Edda awards were held in Iceland, and here are the results. Of Horses and Men won the Film of the Year award, as well as an additional five awards at the ceremony. Metalhead won a total of eight Eddas, including Actress of the Year. Whale Valley got the Short Film of the Year award and The Laxá Farmers got the Documentary Award. Sigrídur Margrét Vigfúsdóttir, the manager of MediaDesk Iceland for over 20 years, received the Icelandic Film and Television Academy Honorary Award for her great contribution to Icelandic cinema.

Here are the full results:

Feature Film
Of Horses and Men

Benedikt Erlingsson – Of Horses and Men

Benedikt Erlingsson – Of Horses and Men

Actor in a Leading Role
Ingvar E. Sigurðsson – Of Horses and Men

Actor in a supporting role
Ingvar E. Sigurðsson – Metalhead

Actress in a Leading Role
Thorbjörg Helga Thorgilsdóttir – Metalhead

Actress in a supporting role
Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir – Metalhead

Production Design
Gunnar Pálsson – Fólkið í blokkinni (TV series)

Short Film
Hvalfjörður (Whale Valley)

Visual Effects
Jörundur Rafn Arnarson – Of Horses and Men

Helga Rós Hannam – Metalhead

Steinunn Þórðardóttir – Metalhead

The Laxá Farmers (Hvellur)

Huldar Freyr Arnarson – Metalhead

Valdís Óskarsdóttir – Metalhead

Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson – Of Horses and Men

Original Score
Pétur Ben – Metalhead

The Honorary Award
Sigrídur Margrét Vigfúsdóttir

Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.