Ásgrímur Sverrisson is an Icelandic cinema visionary. After making several award-winning short films as a teenager, he studied film directing at the UK’s national Film and Television School.

From 1995 to 2008 Sverrisson was the founding director of Land & synir, a magazine and website for the Icelandic film-making scene. He was also the founding manager of the Edda awards, the film and television awards in Iceland, and was also a member of the board of the Icelandic Film and Television Academy from 2003-2008. In 2010 Sverrisson was one of the . . .

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