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Sunday, February 17, 2013

2013 EDDA Awards Winners


Not surprising for me, highly enjoy his work when is made in Iceland, great filmmaker Baltasar Kormákur's The Deep swept last night awards by winning 11 of the 16 categories were was nominated.

Winners are in *BLUE and to check winners in all categories go official site, available only in Icelandic.

1/31/13
Today the Icelandic Film & TV Academy announced this year nominations. As expected by me, Baltasar Kormákur's The Deep leads with 16 nominations followed closely by Óskar Þór Axelsson's Black's Game with 15 nods. The Edda Awards 2013 ceremony takes place in Harpan on the 16th of February 2012 and will be broadcast live on Channel 2.

Best Film
*Djúpið (The Deep), Baltasar Kormákur
Frost, Reynir Lyngdal
Svartur á leik (Black's Game), Óskar Þór Axelsson

Best Director
*Baltasar Kormákur for Djúpið (The Deep)
Grímur Hákonarson for Hreint Hjarta (A Pure Heart) (Documentary)
Óskar Jónasson, Pressa 3 (The Press 3)
Óskar Þór Axelsson for Svartur á leik (Black's Game)
Reynir Lyngdal, for Frost

Best Actress
Anna Gunndís Guðmundsdóttir in Frost
Elin Petersdottir in Tähtitaivas talon yllä (Stars Above)
*Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir in Pressa 3 (The Press 3)

Best Actor
Björn Thors in Frost
Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Svartur á leik (Black's Game)
Kjartan Guðjónsson, Pressa 3 (The Press 3)
*Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Djúpið (The Deep)
Þorvaldur Davíð Kristjánsson, Svartur á leik (Black's Game)

Best Screenplay
Jón Atli Jónasson and Baltasar Kormákur for Djúpið (The Deep)
Óli Jón Gunnarsson for Gunna
Jóhann Ævar Grímsson, Margrét Örnólfsdóttir, Óskar Jónasson and Sigurjón Kjartansson for Pressa 3 (The Press 3)
*Óskar Þór Axelsson for Svartur á leik (Black's Game)
Ragnhildur Sverrisdóttir, Sölvi Tryggvason and Þór Jónsson for Sönn íslensk sakamál

Best Short Film
Brynhildur og Kjartan (In Sickness and in Health), Ásthildur Kjartansdóttir
Fórn (Sacrifice), Jakob Halldórsson
*Sailcloth, Elfar Adalsteins

Best Documentary
Amma Lo-fi: Kjallaraspólur Sigríðar Níelsdóttur (Grandma Lo-fi: The Basement Tapes of Sigrídur Níelsdóttir), Orri Jónsson, Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir and Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir
*Hrafnhildur - Heimildamynd um kynleiðréttingu (A Boy Like Her - A Personal Story About an Unavoidable Journey), Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir
Hreint hjarta (A Pure Heart), Grímu Hákonarson
Íslensku björgunarsveitirnar (The Icelandic Rescue Teams), Magnús Vidar Sigurdsson
Sundið (Swim For Your Life), Jón Karl Helgason

To check nominees in all categories go here, available only in Icelandic.

Photo - Baltasar Kormákur

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