Born in Reykjavik Iceland in 1979, Rúnar Rúnarsson lived in Denmark for 7 years and graduated from the Danish Film School in 2009.
Rúnar recently returned to Iceland to direct Echo, his last feature film, presented in competition at Locarno festival 2019.
Nominated for an Oscar in 2006, The Golden Palm in Cannes 2008 and The European Film Awards in 2008, Rúnar is probably the most awarded short film director in the world with 90 International awards under his belt for his last 3 films.
- 2019 Echo
- 2015 Sparrows
- 2011 Volcano
- 2009 Anna (Short)
- 2008 2 Birds (Short)
- 2004 The Last Farm (Short)
- 2002 Leitin að Rajeev (Documentary)