Writer, producer and director Frank Darabont will serve as jury president for the ZFF’s international section.
The Zurich Film Festival (Sept 20 – 30) has announced the members of its four competition juries.
Three-time Academy Award nominated writer, producer and director Frank Darabont will serve as jury president of the international section, alongside editor Pietro Scalia, producer Michael Shamberg, writer-director-producer Daniel Espino and actor-writer Carlos Leal.
Jessica Yu will preside over the international documentary jury, which also comprises Philippe Diaz, Janus Metz and Mohamed Al Daradji.
Julia Jentsch, Florian Flicker, Peter Luisi and Marcel Hoehn make up the German Fiction jury, while the German Documentary jury features Gabrielle Kranzelbinder (president), Stefan Haupt, Martin Hagemann and Miriam von Arx.
The eighth edition of the festival hosts a German-language market for the first time and will present career awards to John Travolta and Jerry Weintraub.
Oliver Stone’s Savages opens the festival on September 20.