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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

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

Showreel 2013

In Iceland you find the most amazing background for every shot. Profilm offers full production service and finds the perfect location for your project. Throughout the years we’ve served major producers like the BBC, National Geographic Channel, Nova, Channel 5 and Discovery Channel. Read more

National Treasures

National Treasures is an intimate portrait of the inner works of the National Museum of Iceland and was premiered at the 150 year anniversary in February 2013.

Living On The Edge

Living On The Edge (Ultimate Journeys – Iceland) is a 60 min. documentary.  Iceland is a wild and beautiful country. It offers some of the most stunning and unique landscapes on the planet.  It´s a remote island wilderness, where for centuries man has battled against the forces of nature, harvesting its riches and its power. Read more

Iceland Volcano Eruption and Into Iceland’s Volcano, duo DVD

Iceland Volcano Eruption & Into Iceland´s Volcano
A volcanic duo made for National Geographic Channel which won Profilm´s founder and DoP an Emmy nomination. Now the documentaries are yours to buy. Lean back and see the raw energy of nature at it’s purest and strongest. Read more

Iceland Volcano Eruption

Iceland Volcano Eruption is a documentary on the 2010 eruptions in Eyjafjallajökull and Fimmvörðuháls in Iceland produced for National Geographic Channel. It was premiered world-wide while the eruption was still going on in April 2010, topping the viewing figures at National Geographic Channel. Read more

Elephant Whisperer

Elephant Whisperer is a 50 min. documentary on an extraordinary Thai lady who has dedicated her life to saving the fast diminishing population of the Asian elephant.
We follow this winner of Time Magazine´s “Asian Hero of the Year” Award in her work. Read more

Favourite Horses

The story of the Icelandic Horse is a truly heroic one. Brought to Iceland in the 10th century by the first Viking settlers and kept in complete isolation for over eleven hundred years, it is the purest breed in the world. Raised in herds allowed to roam freely in the wild, the Icelandic Horse is a hardy, versatile and free-spirited animal that has faithfully served its master throughout all the hardships of bygone centuries. Loved and revered by the nation, the horse is as distinctively Icelandic as the country´s language and Sagas. Read more