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BLUE BIRD FILM is a one-woman film procuction company owned by Faroese filmmaker Katrin Ottarsdóttir, a Faroese filmmaking pioneer of international importance.

Katrin was born in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands. Now resident in Denmark.
She graduated as a film director from the National Danish Filmschool in 1982.
In 1988-89 she wrote, directed and produced the first Faroese feature film ever, "Atlantic Rhapsody - 52 scenes from Tórshavn", which became a must-see at film festivals all around the globe. Since then she has made two more feature films and a number of documentaries and short films and music videos.

LUDO. Feature film, set in the Faroe Islands. Blue Bird Film, 2014.

BUDAM: LAST SONG. Music video, 5 min. Blue Bird Film, 2011,

MEMORIES FROM AN APARTMENT. A film installation and/or a short film suite of 5 short films. Blue Bird Film, 2011.

TRACES GROW OUT OF WORDS. Documentary, 75 min. Blue Bird Film, 2010

A LINE A DAY MUST BE ENOUGH! Documentary, 58 min. Blue Bird Film, 2008

NO ONE CAN ACHIEVE PERFECTION. Documentary, 85 min. Blue Bird Film, 2008

REGIN SMIÐUR - UNE DANSE BALLADE. Dance film, 5 min. Barok Film and others, Denmark, 2004.

BYE BYE BLUE BIRD. Feature film, 85 min.. Peter Bech Film, 1999.
- Audience Award & Youth Jury Award, Rouen, France, 2000.
- VPRO Tiger Award, RRIF, Holland, 2000.
- NDR Förderpreis, Nordische Filmtage, Lübeck, Germany, 1999.
- Special Award and Honorable mention, Mannheim-Heidelberg, Germany, 1999.

THE MAN WHO WAS ALLOWED TO LEAVE. Short feature, 58 min. Herremagasinet Film & TV og Danish Television, 1995.

ATLANTIC RHAPSODY. Feature film, 75 min. Kaleidoskop Film, 1989.
- Main Award, Nordische Filmtage, Lübeck, Germany, 1989.

HANNIS. Children's film, 30 min. UmbiFilm et al., Iceland, Greenland, Faroe Islands,1992. (Faroese part of West Nordic childrens films trilogy).

REGIN ÚTISETI (Regin Dahl – A Faroese Poet In Denmark). 1987.

EITT KVØLD Í HAVN (Tórshavn by Night). SvF (Faroese Television), 1984.

Besides: Various tv-programs and music videoes.

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