Katrin Ottarsdóttir

(1957 – )

Born 1957, Faeroe Islands. Arrived in Denmark, 1976, and graduated from the National Film School, 1982. Katrin Ottarsdóttir worked for some years in television before she wrote and directed her first feature film in 1989 - also to be the first Faeroese feature film ever.

"Atlantic Rhapsody - 52 scener fra Tórshavn"/"Atlantic Rhapsody - 52 Scenes from Tórshavn" (1989) won the Nordic Film Institutes' Prize at Lübeck. Katrin Ottarsdóttir has also directed short fiction, among these the children's film "Hannis" (1991). The Faeroese road movie "Bye Bye Blue Bird" (1999), Ottarsdóttir¿s second feature film, won the first prize at Lübeck and the Tiger Award at Rotterdam.

Title Year Function Category
Ludo 2014 Direction, Screenplay, Editor Feature
Sporini vaksa úr orðum 2009 Direction, Cinematography, Editing Documentary
Ein regla um dagin má vera nokk! 2008 Direction Documentary
Regin Smidur 2003 Direction DK/Documentary
Bye Bye Blue Bird 1999 Direction, Script DK/Feature
Maðurin ið slapp at fara 1995 Direction, Script Short fiction
Atlantic Rhapsody 1989 Direction, Script, Appearance, Producer DK/Feature
Når jeg bliver stor 1982 Direction DK/Short fiction
Psycho drama Leland DK/Feature