Saturday, February 16, 2013

Edduverðlaunin 2013: Edda Awards for Icelandic film/TV – winners

The Íslenska kvikmynda- og sjónvarpsakademían (Icelandic Film and Television Academy) hosted the ceremony for the 15th Annual Edduverðlaunin or Edda Awards tonight at Hörpu in Reykjavík.

Baltasar Kormákur's Djúpið (The Deep) with eleven wins from its leading sixteen nominations. Its wins included Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Ólafur Darri Ólafsson), Cinematography and Editing.

Óskar Þór Axelsson's Svartur á leik (Black's Game) picked up three awards. It won for Best Screenplay and the two supporting acting awards went to actor Damon Younger and actress María Birta Bjarnadóttir.

Pressa 3 (The Press, season 3) won Best TV Program and Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir won Best Actress.

Nominations for the 15th Annual Edduverðlaunin

Complete list of winners for the 15th Annual Edduverðlaunin

Best Film
Djúpið (The Deep)

Best Director
Baltasar Kormákur, Djúpið (The Deep)

Best Actor
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Djúpið (The Deep)

Best Actress
Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Pressa 3 (The Press, season 3)

Best Supporting Actor
Damon Younger, Svartur á leik (Black's Game)

Best Supporting Actress
María Birta Bjarnadóttir, Svartur á leik (Black's Game)

Best Screenplay
Óskar Þór Axelsson, Svartur á leik (Black's Game)

Best Cinematography
Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson, Djúpið (The Deep)

Best Editing
Sverrir Kristjánsson / Elísabet Rónaldsdóttir, Djúpið (The Deep)

Best Production Design
Atli Geir Grétarsson, Djúpið (The Deep)

Best Costume Design
Helga I. Stefánsdóttir, Djúpið (The Deep)

Best Documentary
Hrafnhildur – Heimildamynd um kynleiðréttingu (Hrafnhildur – a Documentary on Transgender)

Best Children's Work
Ávaxtakarfan (The Basket of Fruits)

Best Short Movie

Best Sound
Kjartan Kjartansson / Ingvar Lundberg, Djúpið (The Deep)

Best Music
Ben Frost / Daníel Bjarnason, Djúpið (The Deep)

Best Effects
Daði Einarsson, Djúpið (The Deep)

Ragna Fossberg, Djúpið (The Deep)

Best TV Program
Pressa 3 (The Press, season 3)

Best Entertainment Program

Best Culture and Lifestyle Program

Best News and Interviews Program

Honourary Award
Kristin Jóhannesdóttir


  1. There's always something interesting you can learn from your blog.
    The Deep - it must be based on Arnaldur Indridason's book! I love the book! Can't wait to see the movie!

  2. I don't know that Indriðason has a book called Djúpið or The Deep. But shows the only other writing credit as Jón Atli Jónasson, and says the film is "Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland."