Hlynur Pálmason

Icelandic nationality

Born on September 30th in Reykjavik (Iceland)

Hlynur Pálmason started out as a visual artist and evolved his career later into filmmaking by pursuing an education at the Danish National Film School, which he graduated from in 2013 with the award-winning short A Painter. Pálmason‘s feature debut Winter Brothers world premiered in the main competition of the Locarno Film Festival in 2017, where it won 4 awards. Since then it has been sold to over 20 territories and continued its festival success, winning over 30 awards. His second feature A White, White Day (Hvítur, Hvítur Dagur) is selected at the 58th Semaine de la Critique.