Venice Film Festivaldirector Marco Muller is heading the Premiere Brazil jury at this year'sFestival do Rio which started last week and ends on Oct 6.

Muller is joined on the juryby City Of God co-director KatiaLund, local actor Milton Goncalves, whose credits include Kiss Of TheSpiderwoman and Carandiru, and screenwriter Elena Soarez who scripted MeYou Them and The House Of Sand.

The jury will present awardsin seven categories including best fiction feature, best documentary featureand special jury prize.

The best fiction featurewinner in 2004 was Contra Todoswhich won best fiction feature and best actress and Quase Dois Irmaos which won best drector, best actor and the FIPRESCIprize.