Film Director | Storyteller | Photographer | Painter

Award winning film director GISLI SNAER channels his creativity through painting, photography, film and storytelling. Gisli, is the Director of the Icelandic Film Centre, and the former Director & CEO of the illustrious London Film School, and Head of the Puttnam School of Film, in Singapore.

Gisli is a member of the prestigious BAFTA in UK, the European Film Academy, the Directors Guild of Iceland, and the Federation of European Film Directors. Gisli created and developed the WritersLab in Singapore, that is a part of the Singaporean Government Story Lab initiative under the InfoComm Media 2025 Masterplan.

Gisli has served as a member of the international jury at the 2002 Berlin International Film Festival Kinderfilmfest, the Ale KinoFilm Festival in Poland 2003, Singapore Creative Video Competition 2011, 2014 and 2015 Endeavours International Documentary Film Festival in Singapore, 2017 Autism Uncut by The National Autistic Society in U.K., Fastnet Film Festival 2017 and 2018 in Ireland, the BAFTA recognised 2017 Aesthetica Short Film Festival in UK, Nikon Photo Contest 2019, and as a Head Jury for the Asian European Foundation photo competition 2015 ‘On The Go’.

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