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PEGASUS PICTURES

iceland

Contact 

SNORRI PÓRISSON

CEO

LILJA ÓSK SNORRADÓTTIR

Managing Director

EINAR SVEIN PÓRDARSON

Marketing 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 for HBO, Fortitude for Sky Entertainment and Halo Nightfall for Scott Free Productions.

The Company provides post production services and is the premier provider of camera-, grip- and lighting equipment in Iceland in association with Arri Media in London.

Pegasus Pictures policy is to develop, produce and co-produce quality feature films and TV series, there latest work include Fortitude (2017), Alma (2016), Sparrows (2015), Cliff 2 (2014), High-Rise People (2014) and Rokland (2011).

Snorri Thorisson

Producer

COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS

ARCTIC 2018

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.

Co-producers: Nimbus Film Productions and MP Film

FORTITUDE 2017
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.

 

Coproducer: Tiger Aspect and Fifty Fathoms
Nominated for season 1 for BAFTA, Wo
n Royal Television Society award

 

SPARROWS 2015
Genre:             Drama
Director:          Rúnar Rúnarsson
Screenplay:     Rúnar Rúnarsson
Cast:                Atli Óskar Fjalarsson, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Rakel Björk Björnsdóttir, Kristbjörg Kjeld, Rade Serbedzija

 

A coming-of-age story about the 16-year old boy Ari, who has been living with his mother in Reykjavik and is suddenly sent back to the remote Westfjords to live with his father Gunnar. There, he has to navigate a difficult relationship with his father, and he finds his childhood friends changed. In these hopeless and declining surroundings, Ari has to step up and find his way.

Co-producers: Nimbus Film Productions and MP Film

Grand Prix , San Sebastian Festival, WINNER
 1-2 Competition Warsaw Film Festival  WINNER
Silver Hugo  Chicago Film Festival  WINNER
Grand Prix  Sao Paulo Film Festival  WINNER
Best Screenplay  Sao Paulo Film Festival  WINNER
Artistic Achievement  Thessaloniki Film Festival  WINNER
Grand Prix  Les Arcs Film Festival WINNER
The Press Prize  Les Arcs Film Festival  WINNER
Best Cinematography  Les Arcs Film Festival WINNER
Best Actor  Les Arcs Film Festival  WINNER
Audience award  Scope100 Hungary WINNER
Audience award  Scope100 Norway WINNER
Grand Prix  Mamers en Mars Film Festival WINNER
Grand Prix Spirit of Fire Film Festival  WINNER
Grand Prix Prague Film Festival WINNER
FIPRESCI award  Göteborg Film Festival WINNER
Jury Award  Transilvania Film Festival  WINNER
Best Director Pula Film Festival WINNER
Grand Prix Film Festival della Lessinia WINNER

 


 

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