Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir graduated from the Icelandic Academy of Arts as an actress and is one of the original founders of Vesturport; a prestigious theatre and film company that has won a variety of nominations and awards for its productions throughout Europe. Vesturport won the European theater award in 2011. She was awarded the Berlinale Shooting Star in 2003 and has multiple nominations and awards for her Film and TV work as an actress, producer and creator.
Nina has performed at the Royal Shakespeare Company and many of the biggest stages across the Globe. Theatre credits include: Juliet in “Romeo and Juliet” at the Young Vic Theatre in London and in the West End. Marie in “Woyzeck” at the Barbican Theatre in London (and World Tour). Greta in Kafkas Metamorphosis at the Lyric Hammersmith Theater in London (and World Tour). Blanche Dubois, in “A Streetcar Named Desire” and Iago in “Othello” at the National Theatre in Iceland. Film and TV credits include: Features: “The Sea” by Baltasar Kormakur. ” Children” by Ragnar Bragason (which she co-wrote and produced). “Brim” by Arni Olafur Asgeirsson. “Heartstone” by Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson. “A Girl in the Cafe” by Richard Curtis and David Yates. TV includes: “Trapped” by Baltasar Kormakur. “Fangar (Prisoners)” a 6 episode TV Drama created by Nina Dögg Filippusdottir, directed by Ragnar Bragason. “Case” by Baldvin Z.