Writer / Director
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Eva Sigurdardottir is a BAFTA nominated Film Producer and an Icelandic Academy Award winning Film Writer/Director/Producer, based between London and Reykjavik. Her latest project FRACTURES is an 8-part TV drama, which she directed, co-created and co-produced. The series was produced by Glassriver for Icelandic broadcaster RÚV and co-produced by Askja Films and Belgian group Lunanime, with co-financing from RÚV, DR, NRK, SVT, Yle, support from the Icelandic Film Centre, Screen Flanders Belgium, Nordisk Film & TV Fond and MEDIA.
Eva’s debut short film RAINBOW PARTY 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 second short film CUT was funded by the Icelandic Film Centre, ShortsTV and Erasmus+, it was Special Mention for Screenwriting and Nominated for Best Acting, Directing and The XX award at at Underwire Film Festival.
Eva's filmography also includes a number of producer credits, as well as she is the founder and owner of Icelandic 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. In 2019 she released her first feature film as lead producer, THE DEPOSIT by Ásthildur Kjartansdóttir, and due for release in 2021 is the US-Icelandic fantasy film FANGA by Max Gold which is exec-produced by Eva. Further producer credits include over 10 multi-award winning short films as well as a number of TV credits.