Motion Graphic Designer / Videographer
Date of Birth:
January 31, 1989
My name is Birkir and I am born and raised in Iceland. I am a freelance filmmaker and a full-time Motion graphic designer for The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service (RÚV). My interest in making videos started in 2009 when I and a few other friends started playing around with a camera just for fun. It started as a small hobby, but later on, I wanted to do something more with it. I attended Multimedia School in Iceland called Margmiðlunarskólinn or Reykjavík Academy of Digital Entertainment (RADE). My main focus was VFX and 3D even though I also learned basic programming.
I also used to be a staff member of a christian youth group called UNIK and therefore many of the posters and videos shown on this site are related to that.
2015 - Current
Motion graphic designer
2015 - Current
2012 - 2017
Staff member and videographer
Ríkisútvarpið - RÚV
RÚV or in english, The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, Graphics for episodes, news and other programs aired on the television station.
In my free time when Im not working at the television station, I sometimes do freelance work as a videographer. I have done commercials, music videos, anniversary videos for companies and wedding videos.
UNIK - Unglingastarf Íslensku Kristskirkjunnar
I was a staff member and a videographer in a christian youth group in my church for about six years. My main responsibilities were planing the youth meetings and other activities and making all the posters and videos for the group. Both volunteer work
2014 - 2015
2012 - 2014
Academy Professional Degree
2009 - 2011
Auto car body repair
2008 - 2009
Private Pilot License (PPL)
I went to Norway for one year and attended a bible school. 50% of the study was sports, hiking and other activities and the other 50% were in the classroom.
Also known as Reykjavík Academy of Digital Entertainment (RADE). I learned programming, VFX, 3D modelling, Animation and Web design but my main focus was 3D & VFX.
I learned how to fix cars after a crash and how to customize them e.g. jeeps or trucks. I mainly went to this study to do something while I was figuring out what I wanted to do in the future, which turned out to be video.
Iðnskólinn í Hafnarfirði
The foundation in fixing cars in Technical College of Hafnarfjörður
A license that allows me to act as pilot in command of an aircraft privately.