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Marteinn Thorsson

Marteinn Thorsson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland and is a dual citizen of Iceland and Canada. He graduated from Ryerson University, in Toronto, Canada, with a B.F.A. degree in Film Studies in 1993 and a 65-minute film noir, Diary of an Assassin. In 2004 Marteinn co-wrote and co-directed with Jeff Renfroe the feature One Point O (a.k.a. 1.O, a.k.a. ... See full bio »

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One Point O Director
XL Director
Backyard Village Director
Permille Director


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 2019 Happily Never After (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2019)
- Episode #1.5 (2019)
- Episode #1.4 (2019)
- Episode #1.3 (2019)
- Episode #1.2 (2019)
 2014 Skál Fyrir Heimsendi (Short)
 2013 XL
 2011 Stormland
 2010 Permille (Short)
 2004 One Point O
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Alternate Names:

Marteinn St. Þórsson | Marteinn St. Þörsson | Marteinn Þórsson

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His uncle owned a movie theatre called "Hafnarbíó" (The Harbour Cinema) in downtown Reykjavik which was basically a World War II army barrack built from corrugated iron. Both his grandfather and mother worked at The Harbour Cinema and it was there, at the age of 6, that he decided to become a filmmaker. The film that so greatly influenced him was the Japanese animated movie, Alakazam the Great. See more »

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