Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir
Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir is an Icelandic writer-director, producer and one of Iceland’s best known actresses (Heartstone, Paris of the North, XL). She is a founding member of the innovative theatre company Vesturport (Undercurrent, Children, Parents) and a co-owner of Zik Zak Filmworks (Nói Albinói, Good Heart, The Together Project). Nanna Kristín graduated from the Vancouver Film School with a degree in scriptwriting for film and television. In 2014 she wrote and directed her debut short Playing with Balls which premiered at TIFF. Her second short film, CUBS (2016), was shown at festivals all over the world, among them SXSW, AFI Fest, and BFI London Film Festival. The film won multiple festival awards and the Icelandic Academy Award EDDAN. Happily Never After is Nanna's third film as a writer-director.