44:e festivalen 29 jan - 8 feb, 2021


Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir


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 the owner of CUBS Productions (Playing with balls, CUBS, Happily Never After).

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 has been nominated for The 2018 Nordisk Film and TV Fond Prize for outstanding writing for Stella Blómkvist. Her writer, director, producer and leading actress TV series ”Happily Never After” won critical acclaim in fall 2019. Her next directorial are episodes in the TV series ”The Minister” which will premiere on RUV in fall 2020.

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