Margret
Ornolfsdottir

Writer for film and television 

Margrét Örnólfsdóttir is an Icelandic screenwriter, novelist and musician. Her work includes TV series Trapped (season 2) and Fangar (aka Prisoners).

From 1988–1992 Margrét was the keyboardplayer of the The Sugarcubes.

CV

Television

Writer 

8 episodes


Netflix & Mystery Productions for Netflix

10 episodes

In a remote town in Iceland, Police desperately try to solve a crime as a powerful storm descends upon the town.

RVK Studios

4 episodes 

Set in 1971, the series follows Johanna, a professor of Nordic Studies, accused of murder. To prove her innocence, she has to solve a riddle in a medieval manuscript about Norse kings, the Flatey Enigma. On top of that, Johanna has to face her deepest fear: the man she ran away from ten years ago.

  • Prix Europa 2019 nomination, TV fiction category​
  • Nordic Film & TV Fund Prize 2019 nomination
Reykjavik Films

6 episodes

Linda is sent to serve time in Iceland's only women's prison for a vicious assault that leaves her father in a coma. But no-one knows that she harbors a dark secret that could tear her family apart, a secret that could set her free.

  • ​Prix Europa 2017 Nomination, TV fiction category
  • Nordic Film & TV Fund Prize 2017 Nomination
Mystery Productions

6 episodes

  • EDDAN 2012 Award: Best TV drama
  • Prix Europa 2012 Nomination, TV fiction category
Saga Film

6 episodes

Saga Film

6 episodes.

EDDAN 2010 Nomination: Best TV drama

6 episodes

Saga Film

Comedy Sketch Show.

10 episodes. 5 seasons 


  • EDDAN 2006 Award: Best TV drama​
  • EDDAN 200 Award: Best TV drama

Christmas Calender

24 x 7 min episodes

Film

Writer 

Regína
Feature

Musical/Family Feature

Filmhuset AS