Snævar Sölvi Sölvason

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Snævar Sölvi Sölvason
Born (1985-06-26) 26 June 1985 (age 34)
Iceland
OccupationFilm director
Screenwriter
Years active2011–present

Snævar Sölvi Sölvason (born 26 July 1985) is an Icelandic film director and screenwriter. Since 2011 he has directed three films, including the 2019 drama Eden.[1]

Biography[edit]

Snævar was raised in Bolungarvík, Iceland. He studied Financial engineering at Háskóli Íslands, where he graduated in 2010.[2] Shortly later he wrote and directed the feature film Slay Masters which was based on his own experience from the Icelandic fishing industry.[3] In 2012, Snævar abandoned his career in the financial industry and joined The Icelandic Film School.[4] In 2013 he wrote and directed the comedy Albatross, starring Hansel Eagle and Pálmi Gestsson, which premiered in 2015.[5] In 2019, he wrote and directed the drama Eden.[6][7]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kristján Freyr Halldórsson (9 June 2019). "„Já, gott hjá þér að taka áhættu"". RÚV (in Icelandic). Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  2. ^ Vilhjálmur A. Kjartansson (19 June 2015). "Ástfangið borgarbarn í ævintýri fyrir vestan". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  3. ^ Birgir Olgeirsson (5 April 2012). "Nærri fantasíu en veruleika". Dagblaðið Vísir (in Icelandic). Archived from the original on 18 April 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  4. ^ Davíð Roach Gunnarsson (6 March 2019). "Ekki dauði, djöfull og drungi allan tímann". RÚV (in Icelandic). Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  5. ^ Ingvar P. Guðbjörnsson (9 April 2015). "Fastur á golfvellinum í Bolungarvík". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  6. ^ Helgi Snær Sigurðsson (10 May 2019). "True Romance á Íslandi". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  7. ^ Kristín Ólafsdóttir (15 May 2019). "Segja Netflix sýna íslenskri kvikmynd mikinn áhuga". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 16 May 2019.

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