Eva Sigurdardottir

Writer/Director

Eva Sigurdardottir is a BAFTA nominated Film Producer and an Icelandic Academy Award winning Film Writer/Director/Producer, based between London and Reykjavik.

Eva’s short RAINBOW PARTY, which she wrote and directed was the London Calling Award winner 2015 as well as a winner of 12 festival awards and the Icelandic Academy Award winner in 2016. Her latest short film CUT has just began it’s festival career and has already picked up nominations for directing and writing. The film was funded by the Icelandic Film Centre, ShortsTV and Erasmus+.

Eva is the founder and owner of Askja Films which specialises in films and documentaries by female filmmakers. She was the Line Producer of EFA nominee and Festival de Cannes Prix Un Certain Regard winner  RAMS by Grímur Hákonarson, and upcoming Sundance selection AND BREATHE NORMALLY by Ísold Uggadóttir, as well as an Associate Producer of multi-award winning feature HEARTSTONE by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson.