Stockfish Was a Great Success

The Stockfish European Film Festival in Reykjavík last screening ended on Sunday evening. The festival was a great success and the guests were delighted with a wide range of quality films and events. This was the first Stockfish European Film Festival, under its new name, that is. It is really a revival of the original[…]


The Winner of Shortfish Announced

The results of the Stockfish short film competition “Shortfish”, were announced at the festival’s marvelous final ceremony last night. It was a hard choice for the jury and much debated but eventually they came to a final decision and chose the film FOXES as the winner. FOXES was directed by Mikel Gurrea and produced by[…]

Stockfish and Eye on Films in Cooperation

Two of the films at the Stockfish European Film Festival are screened in cooperation with the distribution company Eye on Films which specialises in spotlighting promising young filmmakers and only distributes the first or second films of directors. Stockfish proudly presents the films The Man in the Orange Jacket from Latvia and Field of Dogs from Poland[…]

Shortfish 2015 – the finalists

Five short films have been now been chosen to participate in Shortfish 2015, the Stockfish short film competition. One of these five films will then be receive the award – Shortfish 2015. The short films are: Herdísarvík – Director: Sigurður Kjartan. Producer: Sara Nassim. Gone – Directors & Producers: Vera Sölvadóttir and Helena Jónsdóttir. Happy[…]

MIDPOINT Workshop at Stockfish

The FAMU film school in Prague, Czech Republic, is probably Central Europe’s best known film school and among it’s alumni are directors such as Miloš Forman, Agnieszka Holland, Emir Kusturica, Věra Chytilová, Jiří Menzel, Goran Paskaljević and Jan Hřebejk. Stockfish will be in cooperation with FAMU and during the first festival a Mini MIDPOINT workshop with FAMU’s dean[…]

Africa’s Most Nominated Director

Rachid Bouchareb will be among the guests at the Stockfish European Film Festival, which will be held in Reykjavik from February 19th to March 1st. Rachid Bouchareb is a Frenchman of Algerian descent and many of his films deal with the immigrant experience and it‘s historical roots. He has directed nine feature films and three of them have[…]