Icelandic director Baltasar Kormakur's White Night Wedding took best feature and six other awards at the Icelandic Film & Television Academy Awards in Reykjavik. The awards honour the local industry.
White Night Wedding had been nominated for a record 14 awards. It is Iceland's official candidate for an Oscar nomination as best foreign feature and has been Iceland's biggest local success of 2008.
Oskar Jonasson's Reykjavik-Rotterdam, which had been nominated in ten categories, left with five statuettes, including best director. Both White Night Wedding and Reykjavik-Rotterdam are produced by Kormakur's company, Blueeyes Productions.
Icelandic director Fridrik Thor Fridriksson received the academy's honorary award. Fridriksson, who has not made a film since 2004, is currently in preparation with his new project, Mama Gogo.
Full list of awards:
Best Feature: White Night Wedding, dir. Baltasar Kormakúr
Best Director: Oskar Jonasson, for Reykjavik-Rotterdam
Best Actor: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, for White Night Wedding
Best Actress: Solveig Arnarsdottir, for Black Angels
Best Supporting Actor: Þröstur Leo Gunnarsson, for White Night Wedding Best Supporting Actress: 'lafia Hrönn Jonsdottir, for White Night Wedding Best Original Script: Arnaldur Indriðason and Oskar Jonasson for Reykjavik-Rotterdam
Best Set Design: Atli Geir Gretarsson and Gretar Reynisson, for White Night Wedding
Best Cinematography: Bergsteinn Björgulfsson for White Night Wedding Best Editing: Elisabet Ronaldsdottir, for Reykjavik-Rotterdam
Best Costume Design: Helga I. Stefansdottir, for White Night Wedding Best Make-Up: Ragna Fossberg, for Spaugstofan
Best Musical Score: Barði Johannsson, for Reykjavik-Rotterdam
Best Sound Design: Kjartan Kjartansson, for Reykjavik-Rotterdam
Best Short: 2 Birds. Dir. Runar Runarsson
Best Documentary: Cornershop. Dirs. Helga Rakel Rafnsdottir, Hulda Ros Guðnadottir
Honorary Award: Friðrik Þor Friðriksson