TheGerman-French director Dominik Moll has been named asthe jury president for the Dialogue en perspective Prize at next year's BerlinInternational Film Festival.

Togetherwith seven cineastes aged between 18 and 29 from France and Germany, Moll will select awinner from one of the German films screening in the PerspektiveDeutsches Kino sidebar.

The43-year-old Moll, whose last feature Lemmingopened this year's Cannes Film Festival, is enthusiastic about the idea ofheading this jury "because of the film dialogue between the two countriesand the interest in the neighbour's cinema are particularly close to me. I aminterested in how the young Franco-German jury will react to the films and amalready looking forward to lively discussions that are certain to be stimulatingfor my future work."