Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! ***Nominated as “best drama of the year 2019” on Vimeo Staff picks.
***Winner of the Vimeo Staff Pick Award at the 2019 Aspen Shortsfest.
Vala and Benni are on the road and struggle to find a mutual purpose in their new destination.
Here is a write-up on the making of the film by directors notes :
44th Odense International film festival 2019
5th Plymouth Rebel Film Festival 2019
9th KO:SH FILM FEST 2019
16th Indy Film Fest 2019
22nd Brussels Short Film Festival 2019
7th Speechless Film Festival 2019
28th Aspen Shortsfest 2019
20th Landshuter Kurzfilmtage 2019
21st Mecal Barcelona 2019
35th European Film Festival of Lille 2019
31st Minimalen Short Film Festival 2018
31st Foyle Film Festival 2018
Hjörtur Jóhann Jóhannsson
Directed by Erlendur Sveinsson
Written by Erlendur Sveinsson and Connor Simpson
Produced by Daniel Raiffe & Helga Jóakimsdóttir
Executive producers – Jóakim Reynisson, Jökull Hauksson & Rúnar Ingi Einarsson.
Director of Photography – Karl Óskarsson
Production designer – Freyja Vals Sesseljudóttir
Costume Designer – Helga Jóakimsdóttir
Hair & Make up – Sunna Birgisdóttir
Edited by Brúsi Ólason
Sound design by Caleb Townsend
VFX supervisors – Bragi Brynjarsson & Elfar Smári Sverrisson
Original music composed by Einar Sv. Tryggvason
Colorist – Eggert Baldvinsson @ RGB Iceland
Assistant Director – Gunnhildur Helga Katrínardóttir
Associate Producer – Marc Mayer
Production Manager – Sigga Ólafsdóttir
Production Coordinator – Sólveig Kr. Engilbertsdóttir
Casting by – Vigfús Þormar Gunnarsson
Script Supervisor – Jaclyn Noel
“KANARÍ” – A Columbia University Thesis film
Produced in partial fulfilment of the MFA degree in Film at Columbia University School of the Arts.