Filmmakers

Thoranna Sigurdardottir

| August 22, 2016

AFI

Thoranna Sigurdardottir 300x300Raised in Reykjavik, Iceland, Thoranna Sigurdardottir worked as a PA in her home country while studying at the University of Iceland. After graduation, she became a television commercial producer and has worked on such films as Tomb Raider and for such notable directors as Zack Snyder and Wim Wenders.

In 2001, she moved to Los Angeles and produced along with Steve Golin her first feature film, All God’s Children Can Dance, an adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s short story. She is currently producing an environmental documentary with the Dalai Lama. In 2012, Thoranna worked as the Icelandic Unit Production Manager on Darren Aronofsky’s Noah. Thoranna is currently developing feature from her sci-fi project Zelos, which she completed while enrolled in AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.

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Zelos

Zelos

A woman buys a clone, but soon realizes she’s purchased an unbeatable rival. A short film by Thoranna Sigurdardottir.

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Credits

Series Producer
Lisa Landi

Associate Producer
Julia Shackelford

Editor
Peter Borg

Design
Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

Original Music
Written and Produced by
Trifonic

Audio
John Andrieni

Interactive
Kevin Cooke
Marie K Lee

Social Media Specialist
Aldo Mora-Blanco

Publicity
Sarah Hoffner

On Air Promotion
Bridget Louie

Legal
William Lowery
Abby Staeble

Director of TV Production
Sandy Schonning

Executive Producer
Scott Dwyer