Íslenska

Savior

About the film

  • Type
    Short Film
  • National Premiere Date
    September 30, 2003
  • Genre
    Drama
  • Length
    28 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Bjargvættur
  • International Title
    Savior
  • Production Year
    2003
  • Production Countries
    Iceland
  • Website
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Production Format
    16mm
  • Aspect Ratio
    1.66:1
  • Color
    Yes
  • Sound
    Stereo
  • Screening format and subtitles
    SP Betacam w/English subtitles.

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2007
    SPUD FEST Idaho Film and Television Institute, USA
  • 2007
    CineMinis Film Festival, Vilnius Lithuania
  • 2006
    Seattle Children’s Film Festival, USA
  • 2006
    Sundance Film Festival – Adobe Systems Screening, USA
  • 2006
    Cannes Film Festival – Kodak Emerging Filmmakers, France
  • 2006
    REDCAT International Film Festival, USA
  • 2005
    Olympia International Film Festival,Greece
  • 2005
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science, USA - Award: The Oscars Top 10 Finalist: Best Live Action Short Film
  • 2005
    La Pedrera Short Film Festival, Uruguay - Award: Best Dramatic Short Film, Best Actress in a Leading Role (Freydís Kristófersdóttir)
  • 2005
    Penguin Publishing Company – Chamberlain Brothers Film Festival, USA - Award: Honored - Best Short Film
  • 2005
    Reel Women International Film Festival, USA
  • 2005
    GIRL FeST Hawaii, USA
  • 2005
    Bermuda International Film Festival, Bermuda
  • 2005
    Milwaukee International Film Festival, USA
  • 2005
    San Diego International Children’s Film Festival, USA
  • 2005
    Corto Imola Kinderfilm Festival, Italy
  • 2004
    Tiburon International Film Festival
  • 2004
    Women in the Director´s Chair Film Festival
  • 2004
    Martha´s Vinyard Independent Film Festival
  • 2004
    Sonoma Valley Film Festival
  • 2004
    First Run Film Festival - Award: Wasserman-King Prize, Best Short Film, Best Writing, Best Cinematography, Best Actress (Freydis Kristofersdottir),Best Music
  • 2004
    First Look Student Film Festival, USA - Award: Best Short Film (second prize)
  • 2004
    RiverRun International Film Festival, USA
  • 2004
    San Francisco International Film Festival - Award: Nominated for Best Live Action Short Film
  • 2004
    Oberhausen International Film Festival, Germany
  • 2004
    Nashville Film Festival, USA - Award: Best Short Film
  • 2004
    Forest Film Fest, USA
  • 2004
    Danville International Children’s Film Festival, USA
  • 2004
    Moondance Film Festival, USA - Award: Spirit of Moondance - Best Short Film, Audience Award - Best Short Film
  • 2004
    Director’s Guild of America, USA - Award: Best Female Student Director
  • 2004
    Dubrovnik International Film Festival, Croatia
  • 2004
    Zlin International Film Festival, Czech Republic
  • 2004
    Nantucket Film Festival, USA
  • 2004
    SNIFF Slovenia Novo Mesto Film Festival
  • 2004
    Rhode Island Film Festival, USA
  • 2004
    Angelus Student Film Festival, USA
  • 2004
    Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA
  • 2004
    New Haven Film Fest, USA - Award: Best Short Film (3rd Place), Audience Award - Best Short Film
  • 2004
    IFP Market New York, USA - Award: Finalist - Best Short Film
  • 2004
    Port Townsend Film Festival, USA
  • 2004
    Sidewalk Film Festival, USA
  • 2004
    Silver Lake Film Festival, USA
  • 2004
    BBU International Film, TV & New Media Exhibition Beijing, China - Award: Exceptional Acting in a Short Film
  • 2004
    Aubagne International Film Festival, France
  • 2004
    Orinda Film Festival, USA - Award: Audience Award - Best Short Film
  • 2004
    Uppsala International Film Festival, Sweden
  • 2004
    Cinekid Amsterdam, Holland
  • 2004
    Marco Island Film Festival, USA
  • 2004
    Nordic Film Festival Luebeck, Germany
  • 2004
    Edda Awards, Iceland - Award: Nominated: Best Short Film, Nominated: Best Director
  • 2004
    Sleepwalker’s International Student Film Festival, Estonia
  • 2003
    Boston International Film Festival
  • 2003
    Austin Film Festival - Award: Audience award - Best international short film
  • 2003
    Syracuse International Film Festival, USA