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Life in a Fishbowl Wins 12 Edda Awards

The film Life in a Fishbowl (Vonarstræti, 2014) directed by Baldvin Z took home 12 Edda Icelandic Film and TV Academy awards on Saturday, including for Film, Screenplay, Director, Cinematography and Editing. The film won awards in all of the categories in which it was nominated.

Both of the film’s leading actors, Þorsteinn Bachmann and Hera Hilmarsdóttir, took home Eddas for their roles.

The film was the most watched and highest-grossing in Iceland in 2014, earning ISK 70 million (USD 536,000, EUR 455,000).

Close to 48,000 movie-goers watched the film in cinemas in Iceland last year.

The film was Iceland’s entry for the 2015 Best Foreign Language Oscar selection.

Below is a list of all nominations in each category with the winners in italics.

Children’s Programme

Stattu með þér!

Stundin okkar

Ævar vísindamaður

Special Effects

Bjarki Guðjónsson – Harry og Heimir: Morð eru til alls fyrst

Jón Már Gunnarsson – Hraunið

Nicolas Heluani – Orðbragð

Costume Design

Brynhildur Þórðardóttir – Borgríki 2: Blóð hraustra manna

Margrét Einarsdóttir – Vonarstræti

Margrét Einarsdóttir og Eva Vala Guðjónsdóttir – París norðursins

TV News / Current Affairs

Brautryðjendur

Brestir

Kastljós

Landinn

Málið

Make-up & Hair

Helga Sjöfn Kjartansdóttir – Harry og Heimir: Morð eru til alls fyrst

Kristín Júlla Kristjánsdóttir – Vonarstræti

Ragna Fossberg – Áramótaskaup 2014

Screenplay

Baldvin Z og Birgir Örn Steinarsson – Vonarstræti

Bragi Valdimar Skúlason, Brynja Þorgeirsdóttir og Konráð Pálmason – Orðbragð

Huldar Breiðfjörð – París norðursins

Documentary

Höggið

Ó borg mín borg Chicago

Salóme

Sound Design

Gunnar Árnason – Borgríki 2: Blóð hraustra manna

Huldar Freyr Arnarsson – París norðursins

Árni Benediktsson, Huldar Freyr Arnarsson og Pétur Einarsson – Vonarstræti

Editing

Kristján Loðmfjörð – París norðursins

Sigurbjörg Jónsdóttir – Vonarstræti

Valdís Óskarsdóttir og Sigurður Eyþórsson – Hemma

Film

Borgríki 2: Blóð hraustra manna

París norðursins

Vonarstræti

Cinematography

Bjarni Felix Bjarnason og Gunnar Heiðar – Borgríki 2: Blóð hraustra manna

Magni Ágústsson – París norðursins

Jóhann Máni Jóhannsson – Vonarstræti

Leading Actor

Björn Thors – París norðursins

Sigurður Sigurjónsson – Afinn

Þorsteinn Bachmann – Vonarstræti

Supporting Actor

Helgi Björnsson – París norðursins

Jón Páll Eyjólfsson – Hraunið

Magnús Jónsson – Grafir & bein

TV Drama

Hraunið

Hreinn Skjöldur

Stelpurnar

Leading Actress

Hera Hilmarsdóttir – Vonarstræti

Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir – Grafir & bein

Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir – Ó, blessuð vertu sumarsól

Supporting Actress

Katla Margrét Þorgeirsdóttir – Stelpurnar

Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir – París norðursins

Sólveig Arnarsdóttir – Hraunið

Set Design

Gunnar Pálsson – Vonarstræti

Hálfdán Lárus Pedersen – París norðursins

Linda Stefánsdóttir – Ártún

Director

Baldvin Z – Vonarstræti

Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson – París norðursins

Maximilian Hult – Hemma

TV Lifestyle Programme

Biggest loser

Gulli byggir

Hið blómlega bú

Hæpið

Nautnir norðursins

TV Culture Programme

Djöflaeyjan

Inndjúpið

Með okkar augum

Útúrdúr

Vesturfarar

TV Personality

Bogi Ágústsson

Brynja Þorgeirsdóttir

Hilda Jana Gísladóttir

Logi Bergmann

Unnsteinn Manúel Stefánsson

TV Entertainment Programme

Andri á Færeyjaflandri

Hraðfréttir

Ísland got talent

Logi

Orðbragð

Short Film

Hjónabandssæla

Sjö bátar

Sub Rosa

Musical Score

Barði Jóhannsson – De Toutes Nos Forces (e. The Finishers)

Ólafur Arnalds – Vonarstræti

Svavar Pétur Eysteinsson – París norðursins

Honorary Award

Ómar Ragnarsson

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