Turn (Short) (is. Umskipti)

Turn is a short film shot in Northern Iceland in 2017. The film is written and directed by Sesselia Olafsdottir and director of photography and co- director is Peter Callow. The film is produced by Anna Olafsdottir and Veronika Rut at NyArk Media.

On the thirteenth day of Christmas, three girlfriends go on a holiday weekend trip to a cabin in the Icelandic wilderness. Faced with figures from Icelandic folklore, their holiday slowly turns into a waking nightmare.

Turn is a psychological thriller with references to Icelandic folklore. It was shot in Northern Iceland in November 2017 and was finished in July 2018.

SCREENINGS: Premiered and Official selection in Icelandic Short Films section in Reykjavík International Film Festival 2018.

Official selections: Northern Wave International Film Festival (Iceland), Frostbiter Horror Festival (Iceland), The Film Collective (Philadelphia) , Minimalen Short Film Festival (Norway).

New Nordic Voices, Nordisk Panorama, Malmö 2019

Awards: Best Icelandic Short. Frostbiter Horror Festival Iceland 2018.

Production Company: NyArk Media

Status: Finished

Funding: Erasmus+

Writer & Director: Sesselia Olafsdottir

DOP & Co-Director: Peter Callow

Producers: Anna Olafsdottir, Veronika Rut

Co-Producers: Emilia Haukka

Length: 18 mins