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Haukur M Hrafnsson

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Haukur M Hrafnsson Date of birth: 4th of January 1976 Nationality: Icelandic Address: Abramowskiego 1/6 90-355 Łódź, Poland Telephone: +48 516 424 707 (PL) +354 694 8110 (IS) E-mail: haukur@nurfoundation.com Haukur M is an Icelandic filmmaker who produced and directed his first feature film “(Ó)eðli” in 1999. He financed this film by working as a fisherman in the North Atlantic. The film got national distribution in cinemas and television. In 2003 he produced and directed his second feature "1.apríll" / "April fools" with the support and patronage of who he calls the father of Icelandic cinema, Friðrik Þór Friðriksson. For the last 4 years Haukur has been studying film directing along with his wife Ásta Júlía Guðjónsdóttir who is studying cinematography, in The Polish National Film School. Haukur and Ásta work closely together and their award winning collaborative works have been very successful at film festivals such as Worldwide Short Film Festival Toronto, Reykjavik International Film Festival and many others. Haukur is a co-founder of NUR (www.nurfoundation.com), an independent production company. He works there as Creative Producer and Director. EDUCATION 2013 – graduated with BA from Directing Department at PWSFTviT, The Polish National Film, Television and Theater School in Łódź EXPERIENCE 1999 – Writer/Director – Mind Fiction #1 – black/white, short fiction 2000 – Producer, Writer, Director and Lead Actor – (Ó)eðli or (Un)natural Instinct – feature fiction 2002 – Co-writer, Director & Actor – Dramatík or Drama Bitch – 50 min. fiction 2003 – Writer, Director & Producer – 1.apríll or April Fools' Day – feature fiction 2005 – Writer/Director – Mind Fiction #2 – 8mm, short fiction 2010 – Writer/Director – In Memoriam – black/white, short fiction 2011 – Writer/Director – Invisible Borders – 16mm, short documentary 2011 – Writer/Director – Mission to Mars – short fiction 2012 – Writer/Director – Boat Town – short documentary 2013 – Writer/Director – Hole In The Wall – short fiction 2013 – Producer – New Blood – feature documentary 2013 – Writer/Director – Seachange – feature documentary 2013 – Co-director/Producer – Bruised – short fiction AWARDS In Memoriam – 2nd place – Short Film Days '11, Iceland Invisible Border – Jury Award – RIFF '11, Iceland Mission to Mars – Audience Award – Łodzią po Wiśle '11, Poland Mission to Mars – Best International Short Film – Cortomate'11, Spain Mission to Mars – Best film – Short Film Days '12, Iceland