Hrönn Marinósdóttir, founder and director of the International Film Festival in Reykjavik (RIFF).
Trained in political science. She studied at the University of Iceland and Reykjavik University. Later, she worked as a journalist for the Icelandic daily newspaper "Morgunbladid" and as a press correspondent in Berlin. She teaches film and cinema-related subjects at the University of Iceland and in other schools.