Epic Fail

Epic Fail is based on true events that happened in Reykjavik, Iceland not so long ago. It is a 14 minute short film about a guy that finds himself in extraordinary situations and has to take matters into his own hands and put his trust in strangers that under normal circumstances, he never would have met and for sure never talked to. But when people find themselves in a situation and have to ask strangers for help then interesting things happen and we see that we are not so different after all and we should not judge the book by its cover.

About the film

  • Type
    Short Film
  • National Premiere Date
    June 4, 2009, Kringlubíó
  • Genre
  • Length
    13 min. 10 sec.
  • Language
  • Original Title
    Epik Feil
  • International Title
    Epic Fail
  • Production Year
  • Production Countries
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
  • Production Format
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Color
  • Sound

Company Credits


  • 2014
    Brest European Short Film Festival
  • 2012
    Interfilm Berlin, International Short Film Festival, Berlin, Germany,
  • 2011
    International Filmfest Emden-Norderney
  • 2010
    Tribeca Film Festival
  • 2010
    Festroia Film Festival
  • 2010
    Calgary International Film Festival
  • 2010
    Scanorama European Film Forum
  • 2009
    Reykjavik Shortfilm Festival - Award: 2nd Place.
  • 2009
    Nordisk Panorama - Award: Nominated for Best Nordic Short.
  • 2009
    CPH Shortfilm
  • 2009
    Edduverðlaunin / Edda Award - Award: Nominated for Short Film of the Year.