45:e festivalen 28 jan - 6 feb, 2022

Screenwriter, director and producer



Gísli Örn Gardarsson has written and directed theatre productions on every continent (excluding the South Pole). Currently, he is working on a collaboration with Nick Cave and Warren Ellis and is an associate director at the Young Vic in London, the Shakespeare Globe in London and at the National Theatre in Oslo, Norway. His theatrical awards and nominations range from best productions and direction in Boston, Toronto, London, Iceland, Norway and Australia, including a Shooting Star Award at the Berlinale and a European Theatre Award. Gísli has produced four feature films, three of which he co-wrote. As an actor he’s performed in TV series and film productions both domestically and internationally.

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