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Cannes Film Festival Juries

Jury members for 2019

Prior to the beginning of each event, the Festival de Cannes board of directors appoints four juries who will hold sole responsibility for selecting films from the festival crop which will receive the blessing of a Cannes award. Jurors are chosen from all walks of the international film industry, based on their body of work and respect from their peers. In many cases, jury membership (especially the presidency) is bestowed on a kind of 'lifetime achievement award' basis.

Showing Juries for the

Jury du Festival de Cannes

This jury bestows the awards for films in the Compétition section of the festival.

Alejandro González Iñárritu (Director, Mexico)
Jury Members
Elle Fanning (Actress, USA)
Maimouna N’Diaye (Actor, Director, Burkina Faso)
Alice Rohrwacher (Director, Italy)
Enki Bilal (Director, France)
Robin Campillo (Director, France)
Yorgos Lanthimos (Director, Greece)

Jury du Court Métrage

This jury bestows the awards for short films in the Compétition and Cinéfondation sections of the festival.

Claire Denis (Director, France)
Jury Members
Stacy Martin (Actor, UK)
Eran Kolirin (Director, Israel)
Panos H. Koutras (Director, Greece)
Cãtãlin Mitulescu (Director, Romania)

Un Certain Regard Jury

This jury bestows the awards for films in the Un Certain Regard section of the festival.

Nadine Labaki (Actor/Writer/Director, Lebanon)
Jury Members
Marina Foïs (Actor, France)
Nurhan Sekerci-Porst (Producer, Germany)
Lisandro Alonso (Director, Argentina)
Lukas Dhont (Director, Belgium)

Caméra d'Or Jury

This jury selects the winner of the Caméra d'Or award, for best film from a first-time director in the official selection, International Critics' Week, and Directors' Fortnight sections.

Rithy Panh (Director, Cambodia)
Jury Members
Alice Diop (Director, France)
Sandrine Marques (Director, France)
Benoît Delhomme (Cinematographer, France)
Nicolas Naegelen (Academic, France)
A full rundown on the 2020 Cannes Film Festival, is available in the book, Cannes - A Festival Virgin's Guide (7th Edition).
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