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SNORRI PÓRISSON

CEO

LILJA ÓSK SNORRADÓTTIR

Managing Director

info@pegasus.is

+354 414 2000

www.pegasus.is

COMPANY PROFILE

 

Established in 1992, Pegasus Pictures is a leading production house in Iceland, producing TV programs, features and commercials. The company also provides production and financing services to foreign productions in Iceland, including; THE GAME OF THRONES and SUCCESSION for HBO, FORTITUDE for Sky Atlantic, HALO NIGHTFALL for Scott Free Productions, and LOST IN SPACE for Netflix.


Pegasus Pictures policy is to develop, produce and co-produce quality feature films and TV series. The latest work includs, the award winning feature film ECHO by Runar Runarsson and ARCTIC by Joe Penna.

Snorri Thorisson

Producer

COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS

ECHO  2019

Genre:           Drama
Director:       Runar Runarsson
Screenplay:   Runar Runarsson
Cast:              Helga Kristín Helgadóttir, Jón Helgason, María Haraldsdóttir, Vigfús Þormar Gunnarsson, Arnfinnur Daníelssonir

Everyday life in Iceland around Christmas time, as everyone prepares for the holidays, a peculiar atmosphere falls upon the country, revealing emotions of both excitement and concern. Through 56 scenes, Echo draws a portrait, both biting and tender, of modern society.

WINNER:

Grand Jury Prize Gimli Film Festival 2020 - Best Original Score Les Arcs European Film Festival 2019 - Youth Jury Award Locarno International Film Festival 2019 - Interfilm Church Prize Lübeck Nordic Film Days 2019 - Best Director Valladolid International Film Festival 2019.
NOMINEE:

Best Film, Director of the Year and Best Cinematography Edda Awards, Iceland 2020 - Critics Award Hamburg Film Festival 2019 - Crystal Arrow Best Narrative Feature Les Arcs European Film Festival 2019 - Golden Leopard Best Film Locarno International Film Festival 2019 - Louve d’Or Best Film Montréal Festival of New Cinema 2019 - Golden Spike Best Film Valladolid International Film Festival 2019.

ARCTIC 2018

Co-production with Nimbus Film Productions & MP Film)

Genre:            Drama
Director:        Joe Penna
Screenplay:   Joe Penna, Ryan Morrison
Cast:               Mads Mikkelsen, Maria Thelma Smáradóttir

Follows a man stranded in the Arctic, who is finally about to receive his long awaited rescue. However, after a tragic accident, his opportunity is lost and he must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his camp or embark on a deadly trek through the unknown for potential salvation.

Official Selection for the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

FORTITUDE 2017

(Co-production with Tiger Aspect & Fifty Fathoms)


Genre:            Tv Series / Drama / Horror / Mistery
Director:         Hettie Macdonald, Kieron Hawkes, Metin Huseyin
Screenplay:    Simon Donald
Cast:               Sofie, Grabol, Michael Gambon, Bjorn Hlynur

 

The dark drama series set in the melting Arctic, featuring psychological and thriller elements, tells the story of the small idyllic town of Fortitude, whose peaceful existence is shattered after a brutal and shocking murder.

WINNER:

Association of Motion Picture Sound (AMPS) 2015 - 2016 Excellence in Sound for a Television
Nominee: Bafta TV Craft for Photography and Lighting and Sound, Irish Film and Television Awards 2020 Best Actor in a Lead Role - Drama Irish Film and Television Awards 2017 Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Drama


 


 

Lijla Osk Snorradottir

Producer

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