© 2019 - Guðni Líndal Benediktsson

I am an Icelandic storyteller based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Currently accepting commissioned work related to all types of writing.

Information on most of my short films and books can be found on this webpage, but if something is unclear, do not hesitate to contact me.

CLIENTS:

 

2019

Boundless Workshop - Escape Room Designers

Puzzle design for "Station Games" project for Escape Hunt Dubai

2016 - 2019

Locked in Edinburgh - Escape Rooms

Narration & Puzzle designer for "The Cutting Room" and "The Secret Lab"

2015

Radiant Games

Story writer for mobile game "Box Island"

2012

Majestic Productions

Screenwriter for 2 episodes of series "Unexplained"

AWARDS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

2017

Frostbiter - Icelandic Horror Film Festival

2nd place in category "Best Icelandic Short" for film DONOR

2016

Screen Academy Scotland

Class medal for best academic results

2015

IBBY - International Board on Books for Young people

Special acknowledgement for contributions to Icelandic children's culture

2014

The Icelandic Children Book Awards

WINNER for book The Search for Blood Island

2013

Reykjavík Shorts and Docs film festival

WINNER in category "Best Icelandic Short" for film No Homo

EDUCATION:

2015 - 2016

Screen Academy Scotland

MA degree with distinction in Screenwriting

2010 - 2012

The Icelandic Film School

Diploma in Screenwriting and Directing