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Asta Hafthorsdottir

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"Welcome to Utmark"
Dir: Dagur Kàri Pètursson
Prod: Paradox for HBO Nordic
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Kontiki
Dir: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg
Prod: Nordisk Film
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Vínbúðin
Dir: Sammi og Gummi
Prod: Saga Film
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The 12th Man
Dir: Harald Swartz
Prod: Motion Blur
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The Wave
Dir: Roar Uthaug
Prod: Fantefilm
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Beforeigners
Dir: Jens Lien
Prod: HBO
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Apetit
Dir: Markus Virpiö
Prod: Ottofilm
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Askeladden i Soria Moria Slott
Dir: Mikkel Sandemose
Prod: Miso Film
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The good heart
Dir: Dagur Kaari Petursson
Prod: Zik Zak Kvikmyndir
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Bio / Resumé

Asta Hafthorsdottir is educated with a BA as a Make-up designer for film/tv and theater from Dramatiska Institutet in Stockholm. She can design and produce all that is needed to create a character for film, television and advertising. Including wigs, beard, teeth, div. injuries, silicon masks and parts etc.

With 25 years experience in film, television, theatre and commercials she has accomplished a wide knowledge and skills within the make up industry. She loves challenges and creative tasks and always delivers professional high quality in her work. She has worked on may of the biggest productions in Norway the last 10 years as a designer, and before that she was successful as a designer in Iceland for 15 years.

 

FEATURE FILMS

2021 – Askepott (in production) Dir: Cecilie Askeland Mosli
2020 – Everybody hates Johan (Alle hater Johan), Dir: Hallvar Witzø
2019 – Askeladden – I Soria Moria slott, Dir: Mikkel Brænne Sandemose
2018 – The quake (Skjelvet), Dir: John Andreas Andersen
2017 – The 12th man (Den 12. mann), Dir: Harald Zwart
2016 – The Kings Choice (Kongens nei), Dir: Erik Poppe (Assistant MUA)
2016 – Snekker Andersen og Julenissen, Dir: Terje Rangnes
2015 – The wave (Bølgen), Dir: Roar Uthaug
2012 – Kon-Tiki, Dir: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg
2010 – Undercurrent (BRIM), Dir: Árni Ásgeirsson
2009 – The good heart, Dir: Dagur Kári
2008 – Dark floors, Dir: Pete Riski, Alan Smithee
2007 – Dorks & Damsels (Astrópía), Dir: Gunnar B. Gudmundsson
2001 – The Seagull´s Laughter (Mávahlátur), Dir: Ágúst Guðmundsson
2000 – 101 Reykjavík, Dir: Baltasar Kormákur

 

TV-SERIES

2021 – Post Mortem, (In production) Dir: Harald Swart, Petter Holmsen
2021 – Wilderness, Dir: Dagur Kari Petursson
2019 – Beforeigners – Season 1, Dir: Jens Lien
2019 – Home for Christmas, Dir: Per-Olav Sørensen
2018 – Stories from Norway, Dir: Ole Martin Havsmø
2013-2020 – Vikings, Dir: Michael Hirst (Assistant MUA)
2013-2015 – DAG, Dir: Øystein Karlsen, Tuva Novotny
2016-2019, 2020, Norsemen (Vikingane), Dir: Jon Iver Helgaker, Jonas Torgersen
2015 – The heavy water war (Kampen om tungtvannet), Dir: Per-Olav Sørensen (Assistant MUA)
2011 – Kaptein Sabeltann – Kongen på havet, Dir: Mathias Calmeyer, Cecilie A. Mosli
2009 – The cliff (Hamarinn), Dir: Reynir Lyngdal
2004-2006 – Lazytown, Dir: Magnús Scheving
 

SHORT FILMS

2013 – Berserk, Dir: Pjotr Sapegin
2011 – Lítill geimfari, Dir: Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon
1996 – Nöd ut, Dir: Geir Hansteen Jorgensen

 

SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKE UP

2008 – Dark floors, Dir: Pete Riski, Alan Smithee
2007 – Dorks & Damsels (Astrópía), Dir: Gunnar B. Gudmundsson
2001 – The Seagull´s Laughter (Mávahlátur), Dir: Ágúst Guðmundsson
2000 – 101 Reykjavík, Dir: Baltasar Kormákur
2004-2006 – Lazytown, Dir: Magnús Scheving

 

COMMERCIALS

VODAFONE, Posten, KLP Ivaretat, Apetit, Vinbudin, Husasmidjan, Sjova, Gilde, Rimi Hektiskt, MS

 

DIRECTORS

Cecilie Askeland Mosli, Michael Hirst, Hallvar Witzø, Harald Zwart, Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg, Mikkel Brænne Sandemose, John Andreas Andersen, Dagur Kári, Árni Ásgeirsson, Terje Rangnes, Gunnar B. Gudmundsson, Roar Uthaug, Ágúst Guðmundsson, Baltasar Kormákur, Jens Lien, Per-Olav Sørensen, Øystein Karlsen, Tuva Novotny, Jon Iver Helgaker, Jonas Torgersen, Ole Martin Havsmø, Mathias Calmeyer, Cecilie A. Mosli, Magnús Scheving, Reynir Lyngdal, Matias Rygh, Mathias Eriksen, Markus Virpiö, Sammi og Gummi, Styrmir Sigurdsson, Nicolai Cleve Broch, Erik Poppe, Pete Riski, Alan Smithee, Pjotr Sapegin, Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon, Geir Hansteen Jorgensen

 

PRODUCTION COMPANIES

Storm Films AS,Nordisk Film, Motion Blur, Recorded Picture Company, Roenberg Film, Miso Film, Fantefilm, Zik Zak Kvikmyndir, Icelandic Filmcompany, Kisi Production, Solar Films, Blueeyes Productions, HBO/Paradox, Rubicon, Netflix, The Oslo company, Kamerakameratene, Viafilm, Viafilm, Sagveien Resort, NRK, Concorde TV, SF Norge A/S, LazyTown Entertainment, Pegasus Iceland, BACON, Ottofilm, Saga Film, Einar Film, World 2000 entertainment, Newgrange Pictures, Dramatiska Institutet, Ergis Filmproduction, Pravda Film

 

AWARDS

2021 – Gullrutten Award, Norway – Nominee – Best make up in “Søstrene ser på TV”
2020 – Gullrutten Award, Norway – Nominee – Best make up in “Beforeigners”
2020 – Amanda Awards, Norway – Nominee – Best make up in “Askeladden – I Soria Moria slott”
2018 – Golden Screen, Norway – Winner – Best costume and make up design in “Stories from Norway”
2016 – Golden Screen, Norway – Nominee – Best make up in “DAG”
2011 – Edda Award, Iceland – Winner – Best make up in “The good heart”

 

WEBSITE

makeupdesignstudio.no/about-asta

Asta Hafthorsdottir