What we’re doing from time to time

Dýrleg vinátta, feathered friends, premiered

Feathered Friends (Dýrleg vinátta) will be premiered on RUV Thursday 5th May @ 20:05.
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Vanishing World of the Sea Gypsies

Try holding your breath for 5 minutes, catching a small fish with a home-made spear or swim 30 metres deep down into the ocean without any diving equipment. Impossible?  Well, not for the Chao Lay people otherwise known as the Sea gypsies. Read more

Endless light

Profilm had the great pleasure of working with master photographer Chase Jarvis and his brilliant crew this month on his Iceland expedition. Great work – great team!

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Elephant whisperer

Outstanding Contribution Award

We are delighted to announce that our documentary, Elephant Whisperer, received the “Outstanding Contribution to Nature” Award at the prestigious Japan Wildlife Film Festival this week.  It´s the largest film festival of its kind in Asia and one of the best wildlife festivals in the world.

Life at the National Museum

To commemorate the 150 year anniversary of the National Museum of Iceland, we produced a 52 min. documentary on the inner works and daily challenges faced by the staff at this largest museum in Iceland.

National Museum

Elephant whisperer

Elephant Whisperer nominated for Japan

The Elephant Whisperer has been nominated for the 2013 Japan Wildlife Film Festival.
The festival will be held from August 8th to 11th in Toyama at the Toyama International Conference Center. The festival has been running for over 20 years. Read more

BBC Volcano Live & Profilm

Profilm had the great pleasure of working with the BBC Volcano Live team during the last few months for the preparations and filming of their major “Volcano Live” (4 programmes) and “Iceland Erupts: Volcano Live Special” (one-off 60 min). Read more

Elephant whisperer

Elephant Whisperer Finalist at the Wildlife “Oscars”!

We are proud to announce that our film The Elephant Whisperer has been selected by the Wildscreen Nomination Panel as a finalist film to be considered for the Wildscreen Panda Awards in category Nature Conservancy Environment & Conservation Award. The Wildscreen Panda Awards is the “Oscars” of the wildlife TV and film industry. Read more

Our DVDs

Profilm currently offers five of our productions available on DVD. Check out the trailers and order the ones you like best. It’s is simple to order via e-mail and we post immediately. Read more


20% of production cost refundable

Reimbursements are offered for film and TV production costs incurred in Iceland. Producers can apply for reimbursements from the State Treasury of 20% of the costs incurred in the production of films and television programs in Iceland.

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