The 2013 Cannes Film Festival kicks off in just over two weeks, with the juries for the festival's Un Certain Regard program and Camera D'Or award (going to a first time filmmaker) being finalized.
Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg will head Un Certain Regard, while French director Agnès Varda with lead Camera D'Or.
Full list of juries in the press release below.
THE MEMBERS OF THE JURYS UN CERTAIN REGARD AND CAMERA D’OR
UN CERTAIN REGARD 2013: PRESIDENT THOMAS VINTERBERG
The films of Un Certain Regard will also be granted prizes alongside the films of the Competition. A five-member jury will award prizes, Danish director Thomas Vintenberg being the president. The members of the jury are:
President: Thomas Vinterberg (Director - Denmark)
Members of the jury
Zhang Ziyi (Actress - China)
Ludivine Sagnier (Actress - France)
Ilda Santiago (Festival de Rio Director - Brazil)
Enrique Gonzalez Macho (Producer, distributor, exhibitor - Spain)
Eighteen films are in Un Certain Regard. They will be screened in Debussy Theatre from Thursday 16th to Saturday May 25th, 2013. The Opening film is The Bling Ring by Sofia Coppola.
Last year the Un Certain Regard jury was presided over by actor-director Tim Roth.
CAMERA D’OR 2013: AGNES VARDA PRESIDENT
The Caméra d’or rewards every year the best film out of the Official Selection, the Critics’ Week and the Directors’ Fortnight. In 2013, 23 films take part in this competition (including 6 female directors, all of them being part of the Official Selection) to obtain this award which will be handed out during the Closing Ceremony on Sunday May 26th. The President will be French director Agnès Varda. Last year the jury of the Caméra d’or was presided over by Brazilian director Carlos Diegues and gave the award to Benh Zeitlin’s film Beasts of the Southern Wild.
President: Agnès Varda (Director, France)
Member of the Jury
Isabelle Coixet (Director - Spain)
Régis Wargnier (Director - France)
Chloé Rolland (Syndicat de la Critique)
Michel Abramowicz (AFC)
Eric Guirado (SRF)
Gwénolé Bruneau (FICAM)