They will head the Horizons and debut film juries.

The 69th Venice International Film Festival has announced that actor Pierfrancesco Favino will head the jury of Horizons (Orizzonti). He won this year’s David di Donatello award for Best Supporting Actor in Romanzo di una strage by Marco Tullio Giordana. His credits also include Miracle at St Anna, Angels and Demons, Romanzo Criminale and L’ultimo bacio.

Also, director Shekhar Kapur will preside over the jury of the Luigi de Laurentiis award for a debut film. His credits include Elizabeth and The Four Feathers and he is currently at work on George Mallory biopic Mallory.

Venice runs Aug 29-Sept 8.