Berserk Films is the creative development company of Icelandic director, screenwriter and producer Elfar Adalsteins. Elfar studied filmmaking at the Met Film School at Ealing Studios and holds an MA (Hons) in screenwriting from Goldsmiths University, London.

His short film, Sailcloth, starring late Oscar nominee John Hurt, received numerous international accolades and was shortlisted for the 2012 Academy Awards Oscars and BAFTA.

Elfar’s directorial debut feature, End of Sentence, a father-and-son road movie, starring Oscar nominee John Hawkes, Logan Lerman and Sarah Bolger, had a worldwide release in 2019, to critical acclaim.

His latest film, Summerlight & Then Comes the Night, premiered at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in 2022 and was awarded Best Nordic Film at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. In the film Elfar directs an all Icelandic ensemble cast from his screenplay adaptation of Jón Kalman Stefánsson’s celebrated novel.


Berserk Films
Skógarhlíd 12
105, Reykjavík


Heather Millard
Head of Production
Silver Screen Productions

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