Offical Selection Jury Members
The Official Selection Jury is chaired by the Danish moviemaker Bille August. The author of Pelle erobreren (Pelle the Conquerer), winner of two Palmes dOr at Cannes and an Academy Award, will be accompanied in his deliberations to decide the Golden Shell by the Argentinian director Anahí Berneri, the Spanish producer Esther García, the Chinese moviemaker Jia Zhang-ke, the German costume designer Bina Daigeler, the North American Director of Cinematography Matthew Libatique and producer Nadia Turincev.
The Official Jury must grant the following awards:
The Official Jury is also free to grant a Special Prize to the film which it considers worthy of receiving the award for any reason, and must state the grounds for its decision.
The Golden Shell cannot be awarded ex-aequo.
The Official Awards will be announced and presented at the Festival Closing Gala.