Italian director Paolo Sorrentino, whose latest feature film Il Divo won the Jury Prize in Cannes' Official Competition, and Swiss actor-director Dani Levy (Mein Fuehrer) are among the first names to be confirmed as jury members for this year's International Competition at the Locarno International Film Festival (August 6-16).

The other two confirmations so far are the Mexican producer Bertha Navarro (Pan's Labyrinth) and the Japanese filmmaker Masahiro Kobayashi whose film The Rebirth won the Golden Leopard in Locarno last year.

The full lineup of the International Competition jury will be announced in the coming weeks.

In March, the festival that the directors Benedek Fliegauf (Hungary), Cristi Puiu (Romania) and Albertina Carri (Argentina) are among the members for two of Locarno's other official juries for the Filmmakers of the Present and the Best First Film competitions.