Ólafur Egilsson

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Film, TV & Theatre

Associate Agent: Mark Brennan

Film, TV & Theatre

In Development

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VIKINGR

2017

Working Title/RVK Studios/Blueeyes Productions

- Co-written with Baltasar Kormákur, who will direct
- In pre-production

Film

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THE OATH

2016

Working Title/Film4/Marc Platt

- Co-written with Baltasar Kormákur, who directed
- TIFF 2016: Official Selection
- San Sebastián International Film Festival 2016: Nominated for the Golden Seashell Award

THE GRANDAD

2014

Thorsson Productions

- co-written with Bjarni Thorsson

BRIM (UNDERCURRENT)

2010

Zik Zak Kvikmyndir

- Co-written with Ottó Geir Borg & Árni Ásgeirsson
- EDDA Awards 2011: winner of 6 awards, including Best Film
- Nominated for the Nordic Council's Film Prize 2011

SUMMERLAND

2009

Blueeyes Productions

- Directed and co-written by Grímur Hákonarson
- Austin Fantastic Fest 2011: winner of the Best Screenplay Award

WHITE NIGHT WEDDING

2007

Blueeyes Productions

- Directed and co-written by Baltasar Kormákur
- EDDA Awards 2008: winner of 7 awards, including Best Film
- Nominated for the Nordic Council's Film Prize 2008

Television

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TRAPPED (Ófærð)

2016

RVK Studios

- 10 x 60' TV series
- EDDA Awards 2016: winner of 3 awards, including Best Television Drama/Comedy of the Year
- Set in a remote town in Iceland, police desperately try to solve a crime as a powerful storm descends upon the town

Short Films

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DALUR

2016

Zentropa Productions 2

- A guilt-ridden taxi driver takes a desperate passenger to her destination. On the journey their fates collide and they both realize that they have to make a final sacrifice in order to be redeemed

Theatre

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INDEPENDENT PEOPLE

2014

National Theatre of Iceland

- Co-writer with Simon Birgisson and Atli Rafn Sigurðarson
- Theatre adaptation of Halldór Laxness's novel

KARITAS

2014

National Theatre of Iceland

- Theatre adaptation of a novel by Kristín Marja Baldursdóttir

ANSWER TO HELGA'S LETTER

2012

City Theatre of Reykjavik

- Theatre adaptation of a novel by Bergsveinn Birgisson

IRIS

2012

National Youth Theatre

- Starred Brynhildur Guðjónsdóttir

PEOPLE IN THE BASEMENT

2011

City Theatre of Reykjavik

- Theatre adaptation of a novel by Auður Jónsdóttir
- Icelandic Playwright of The Year Award 2011

GERPLA

2011

National Theatre of Iceland

- Theatre adaptation of a novel by Halldór Laxness