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Filming in Reykjavík

Over the past few decades Iceland has built an extensive film industry possessing a full range of know-how and experience. A thriving and ever-growing film and commercial scene has produced a rich pool of professionals in all areas of film-making, production and event management.

Icelandic production companies have taken part in innumerable large-scale film and commercial projects, combining their filmmaking professionalism with in-depth knowledge of Iceland’s unique geography and landscape.

Iceland is a modern and technologically driven country with a dynamic economy. International transport to and from Iceland is frequent and reliable, with daily scheduled flights to all main European and US East Coast cities and more frequent flights to London, Copenhagen and other destinations. It’s a mere three-hour flight from London and a five-hour flight from New York. Iceland boasts excellent telecommunications connectivity and the highest internet and mobile telephone penetration rates of any country.

Into to the wild in 18 minutes

Icelandic nature has unique charm not easily found elsewhere in the world. The country’s sharply contrasting features include light summer nights and the Northern Lights dancing across the dark winter sky. The magic of these light summer nights isn’t just the beauty but also that you can make more of each day in shooting.

In Reykjavík, nature is at your doorstep – you don’t have to go far to find unspoiled wilderness where the influence of man and civilization vanishes. Rugged landscape ranging from black beaches to imposing and majestic natural phenomena, such as the Snæfellsjökull glacier.

Remember to get your 25% refund

Reimbursements are offered for film and TV production costs incurred in Iceland. Producers can apply for reimbursements from the State Treasury of 25% of the costs incurred in the production of films and television programmes in Iceland.