Gísli Darri Halldórsson - Fredrikstad Animation Festival

Gísli Darri Halldórsson

Gísli Darri Halldórsson is an Icelandic director and animator who graduated with a B.A. from the Irish School of Animation, Dublin. He has been a professional animator since 2007. His animated short film Yes-People premiered in 2020 and was Oscar Nominated for the 93rd Academy Awards in the animated short film category. Notable films he worked on include the Oscar-nominated short Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty, the Oscar-nominated short The Room On The Broom, and the BAFTA award-winning TV-series The Amazing World Of Gumball. Gísli has also worked in live-action doing storyboards for the Nordic noir series Trapped Series 1 and Icelandic feature films such as Vultures and I Remember You. His narrative music videos have also won several awards.