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
Writer & Director: Sesselia Olafsdottir
DOP & Co-Director: Peter Callow
Producers: Anna Olafsdottir, Veronika Rut
Co-Producers: Emilia Haukka
Length: 18 mins