Icelandic short film wins at the FEC Festival


Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson’s latest short film Ártún has won the top prize at the European Short film festival ‘FEC’ in Spain, which was held between the 6th and 15th of March.

Ártún has now won three international awards since it premiered last October at the Reykjavík International Film Festival, the other two being the Gold Plaque at the Chicago International Film Festival and the top prize at the Brest European Short Film Festival. Ártún has now been selected for more than 20 international film festivals. It was also nominated for an Icelandic Academy Award for best production design (Linda Stefánsdóttir).

– Icelandic Film Centre

For more information about the FEC Festival, visit the festival’s official website.

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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.