august jakobsson | dp | Feature | Series | TVBoogie Man - Trailer
august jakobsson | dp | Feature | Series | TV
Boogie Man - Trailer

Boogie Man


Brave new world

Trailer (2nd Dop)



22 July

Trailer (2nd unit)






august jakobsson, born in iceland, studied cinematography at the american film institute in los angeles, during film school he worked in camera department as a loader and then into focusing. august began shooting music videos as well as live concerts for artisits including guns n’ roses and nirvana.
august toured with the american rock band guns n´ roses worldwide for three years filming a documentary about the rock n roll life style, including 130 guns n’ roses live performance multi camera concerts.

he moved to london in 2003 and quickly began to make his mark in the commercial market working on campaigns for nike, adidas, bt, vodafone, samsung and ford. he works worldwide with international well known and successfull directors.

in 2006 campaign magazine voted august as london’s top 5 directors of photography.

he is now firmly established as one of london’s most sought after and popular directors of photography, known for his versatility and style.

august has filmed several feature films, sword of vengeange (dir: jim weedon) 2013, metalhead (dir. ragnar bragason) 2012, frost (dir. reynir lyngdal) 2011, levottomat (dir. aku louhimied), fiasco (dir. ragnar bragason), behind schedule (dir. gísli snær erlingsson), dramarama (dir. dagur kári, ragnar bragason to name a few) and pop in reykjavik (dir. august jakobsson), 22nd july (dir: paull greengrass/ netflix/2nd unit), edie (simon hunter) 2017, the falcons (bragi thor hinriksson) 2018, boogie man (dir: andy morahan) 2018,

august is based in london and iceland, he speaks english and icelandic.


Feature films:
2nd Unit Director of Photography / 1st Unit B Cam Op / Iceland Unit
Dir: Jamie Payne / Netflix / Lively Production / RVK Studios / 2022

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves
Director of Photography / Iceland Unit
Dir : John Daley / Jonathan Goldstein / Iceland Unit Director: Jonathan Taylor

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts
VFX Director of Photography / Iceland Unit
Dir: Steven Caple Jr / Bay Films / Paramount Pictures / True North / 2021

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

VFX Director of Photography / Iceland Unit
Dir: Sam Raimi / Marvel Studios / True North / 2021

The Northman

Aerial & VFX Director of Photography / Iceland Unit
Dir: Robert Eggerts / New Regency Productions / True North / 2021

The Tomorrow War
2nd Unit Director of Photography / 1st Unit Cam Op / Iceland Unit
Dir: Chris Mckay / Amazon / True North / 2020


Dir: Andy Morahan, in production

Can You Hear Me
Dir: Simon Hunter / Netflix / 2022, in postproduction

Brave New World
2nd Unit Director of Photography
Dir: Owen Harris / Amblin Television / NBC Universal / Peacock / 2019

22 July (2nd unit dp) | dir: paul greengrass netflix / true north 2018

the falcons | dir: bragi thor hinriksson saga film production 2018
award - schlingel international children´s film festival
award - chicago international film festival
award - ale kino international young audience film festival
award - siffcy film festival for children & youth

boogie man | dir: andy morahan boogie man film 2017
winner best film - cardiff international film festival 2018

edie | dir: simon hunter cape warth films 2016,
award - nordic adventure film festival - the jury special prize.
official selection – 2017 edinburgh international film festival
official selection – 2018 santa barbara international film festival

sword of vengeance | dir: james weedon vertigo films 2015

metalhead | dir: ragnar bragason mystery 2014,
official selection –2014 toronto international film festival
nominated, edda award iceland, best cinematography

frost | dir: reynir lyngdal kisi production 2013

dramarama | dir: dagur kári ragnar bragason asgrímur sverrisson inga lisa middleton einar thór gunnlaugsson zik zak 2001

levottomat | dir: aku louihimies solar film 2000

fiasco | dir: ragnar bragason zik zak 2000

pop i reykjavik | dir: august jakobsson 101 films 1998

behind schedule | dir: gísli snær erlingsson art film 1993

pardon my icelandic dirdop: august jakobsson - made in iceland films
brave new world (2nd unit dp) dir: owen harris - nbc universal
með loga tv series season 4 6 episodes - skot production & síminn tv iceland 2020
með loga tv series season 3 6 episodes - skot production & síminn tv iceland 2019
með loga tv series season 2 8 episodes - skot production & síminn tv iceland 2018 - 2019
með loga tv series season 1 8 episodes - skot production & síminn tv iceland 2018
víti í vestmannaeyjum tv series 6 episodes - saga film production & rúv iceland 2018
andstæðingar íslands tv series 3 episodes - rúv iceland 2018
whitney: can i be me showtime 2017 - archive footage
cobain: montage of heck hbo 2015 - archive footage
pj karsjó tv series 6 episodes - channel 2 iceland 2017
inside a volcano: the rise of icelandic football 2016
atvinnumennirnir okkar 2 tv series 5 episodes - channel 2 iceland 2016
gunnar nelson channel 2 iceland 2016
the score dir: jack weatherly uefa prod 2012
all thinks nice rúv iceland
what ever we try rúv iceland
futurice channel 2 iceland
gus gus channel 2 iceland



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