He was a member of the Icelandic national team where he was capped 77 times and appeared at UEFA Euro 2016 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
In 2021, he directed, co-wrote, and co-edited his first feature film LEYNILÖGGA (COP SECRET). The film has traveled to festivals worldwide and had its world premiere at Locarno film festival and was nominated for the Golden Leopard. At Lubeck Film Festival he was awarded the Best First Feature Award.
Cast & Crew
Directed by: Hannes Þór Halldórsson
Written by: Nína Petersen, Hannes Þór Halldórsson, Auðunn Blöndal, Sverrir Þór Sverrisson, Egill Einarsson
Produced by: Lilja Ósk Snorradóttir
Cinematography: Elli Cassata
Editing: Guðni Halldórsson, Hannes Þór Halldórsson
Production Design: Gus Olafsson
Costume Design: María Ólafsdóttir, Hulda Halldóra Tryggvadóttir
Make-Up & Hair: Flóra Karítas Buenaño, Svava Margrétardóttir
Sound: Birgir Tryggvason
Casting: Vigfús Þormar Gunnarsson
Cast: Auðunn Blöndal (Bússi), Egill Einarsson (Hörður)
Nominations and Awards
- European Comedy 2022