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Hlynur Pálmason

Director. Born 1984, Iceland. Graduated as director from the National Film School of Denmark in 2013.

Pálmason made his feature debut with the well-received 'Winter Brothers' (2017), which won the Best Actor Award (to Elliott Crosset Hove) plus an additional three prizes at its world premiere at the Locarno Festival. The film also took home the main award at CPH PIX as well as nine Robert and two Bodil statuettes – both including for best film – at Denmark's two distinguished prize events.

Pálmason recieved the 2018 Dreyer Award, celebrating outstanding artistic achievement among primarily young filmmakers.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
A White, White Day 2019 Direction, Screenplay Feature
Hvítur, Hvítur Dagur 2019 Direction
Winter Brothers 2017 Direction, Screenplay, Producer DK/Feature
Seven Boats 2014 Direction, Screenplay DK/Short fiction
The Painter 2013 Direction, Screenplay DK/Short fiction

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Best Film - Forward Future Section 2018 Beijing International Film Festival 2018 Vinterbrødre
Best Actor 2017 Locarno, Festival internazionale del film 2017 Vinterbrødre
Special Mention, Ecumenical Jury 2017 Locarno, Festival internazionale del film 2017 Vinterbrødre
Europa Cinemas Label distribution award 2017 Locarno, Festival internazionale del film 2017 Vinterbrødre
Junior Jury's First Prize 2017 Locarno, Festival internazionale del film 2017 Vinterbrødre
Special Jury Award for Best Director - Bronze 2017 Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2017 Vinterbrødre
Special Mention for the sound of the film 2017 Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2017 Vinterbrødre
FIPRESCI Special Mention 2017 Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2017 Vinterbrødre
Best Cinematography 2017 Sevilla Festival de Cine 2017 Vinterbrødre
Grand Jury Prize 2018 Angers Premiers Plans 2018 Vinterbrødre
Best Director 2018 Transilvania International Film Festival 2018 Vinterbrødre
Best Film 2018 Vilnius International Film Festival 2018 Vinterbrødre
Best Actor 2018 Vilnius International Film Festival 2018 Vinterbrødre
Best Cinematography Debut 2017 Torun, Camerimage 2017 Vinterbrødre
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.

Festivals

Festival Festival date Film
Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival 2019-07-05 Vinterbrødre
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2018-11-08 Vinterbrødre
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2018-09-20 Vinterbrødre
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2018-08-18 Vinterbrødre
Transilvania International Film Festival 2018-05-25 Vinterbrødre
Moscow Int. Film Festival 2018-04-19 Vinterbrødre
Beijing International Film Festival 2018-04-15 Vinterbrødre
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2018-04-06 Vinterbrødre
San Francisco Int. Film Festival 2018-04-04 Vinterbrødre
New York New Directors/New Films 2018-03-28 Vinterbrødre
Hong Kong International Film Festival 2018-03-19 Vinterbrødre
Vilnius International Film Festival 2018-03-15 Vinterbrødre
Miami International Film festival 2018-03-09 Vinterbrødre
Göteborg International Film Festival 2018-01-26 Vinterbrødre
Angers Premiers Plans 2018-01-12 Vinterbrødre
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2017-11-17 Vinterbrødre
Torun, Camerimage 2017-11-11 Vinterbrødre
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2017-11-09 Vinterbrødre
Thessaloniki International Film Festival 2017-11-02 Vinterbrødre
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2017-10-19 Vinterbrødre
Chicago International Film Festival 2017-10-12 Vinterbrødre
Busan International Film Festival 2017-10-12 Vinterbrødre
London Film Festival 2017-10-04 Vinterbrødre
Reykjavik Film Festival 2017-09-28 Vinterbrødre
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2017-09-14 Vinterbrødre
Toronto International Film Festival 2017-09-07 Vinterbrødre
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2017-08-19 Vinterbrødre
Locarno, Festival internazionale del film 2017-08-02 Vinterbrødre
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2015-09-17 Seven Boats
Vilnius International Film Festival 2015-03-19 Seven Boats
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2014-10-29 Seven Boats
Reykjavik Film Festival 2014-09-25 Seven Boats
Toronto International Film Festival 2014-09-04 Seven Boats
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.