Monday, March 23, 2009

Grand Prix in Aubagne

Sylvester Holm Sound-designer and Runar Runarsson director received The Grand Prix de la meilleure création sonore at The Aubagne International Film Festival for The Short Film Smáfuglar (2 Birds)

Best International Short Film In Wood Green

Smáfuglar (2 Birds) was awarded The Best International Film at The 7th Wood Green International Short Film Festival.

Awards in Mamers

The 18th edition of "Mamers en Mars," European film festival in the Pays de la Loire, organized by the association Artemis, took place this weekend in Mamers, France.
Smáfuglar (2 Birds) was honored at The festival with the following awards:

The Youth Jury Prize-Caisse d'Epargne.
The Jury Award.


Monday, March 16, 2009

The Grand Prize in Quebec

Smáfuglar (2 Birds) was honored with The Grand Prize at The 13th REGARD –Saguenay International Short Film Festival

Grand Prix in Lille

The Grand Prix of The Jury at The Festival du Cinéma Européen de Lille went to Two Birds ( Smáfuglar ) by Runar Runarsson

Monday, March 9, 2009

Best Nordic Fiction in Minimalen

2 BIRDS (SMÁFUGLAR) by Runar Runarsson - Iceland received The NIFA Best Fiction at The 21st Minimalen Film Festival in Trondheim.

Best Short in Grundarfjörður

Smafuglar (2 Birds) was awarded The Best Short Film at The The Northern Wave International Film Festival that was celebrated from the Friday 27th of February to Sunday 1. of March, 2009 in Grundarfjörður, Iceland. The philosophy of the festival, upon which its name is based, is Nouvelle Vague, or New Wave. Like Nouvelle Vague, Northern Wave attempts to revive the recognition of filmmaking as an art form and the director as artist/author. An important goal of the festival is to develop relationships between experienced filmmakers and emerging filmmakers in Iceland and other countries. A visionary festival that celebrates artistic and ground braking films by filmmakers who dare to take risks"

Second in Reus

Smáfuglar ( 2 Birds) was awarded The Second prize for The Best European Short Film at The Festival Europeu de Curtmetratges (European Short Film Festival) FEC Cambrils-Reus

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Official Selection In Dresden

Smafuglar (2Birds) is in The Official Selection of The 21st Filmfest Dresden. 70 films are due to compete from 14. to 19. April for these much coveted short film trophies. In the seven international competitions 43 films are in contention for the Golden Horsemen, while 27 shorts are fighting it out in the national competitions. Entries from a total of 20 countries are in the running for the festival's prizes. Most of the short films come from Great Britain (9) and France (8), followed by Spain (3). With 2,134 submissions from 75 countries, the Filmfest has been able to achieve yet another record number of entries.

Nomination For The 30st DV Award

Smafuglar(2 Birds) is nominated for the 30th annual DV Cultural Award 2008.(Menningar Verðlaun DV 2008). The award ceremony will take place The 4th of Mars In The Iðnó Theater in Reykjavik
MORE INFO(In Icelandic)