MUMBAI: Actress Renee Zellweger, Italian writer-director Francesca Comencini and
veteran German actress Cornelia Froboess will be part of the international jury
at the 60th Berlinale.
Somali-born writer Nuruddin Farah; Spanish producer
José Maria Morales and Chinese actress Yu Nan will also sit on this year's
jury, festival director Dieter Kosslick announced.
Herzog's appointment was
announced last November.
Meanwhile, this year's Amnesty International Prizein
the UK will be decided by a three-person jury composed of German actress Barbara
Sukowa; documentary filmmaker Pagonis Pagonakis and Chloe Baird-Murray of Amnesty
International. They will choose from films nominated from the competition, panorama
and forum. Last year, the prize went to Hans-Christian Schmid's political drama
has also been announced that veteran German filmmaker Michael Verheoven will head
the three-person jury for this year's Best First Feature Award, which is open
to debut feature films from the Panorama, Generation Kplus and 14plus sections
as well as debut films from the Forum.
Verhoeven will be joined in his
deliberations by actor Ben Foster and the leading Asian film industry figure Lorna