Werner Herzog to be President of the Jury of the 60th Berlinale
Werner Herzog, one of the most important filmmakers of Auteur Cinema, will be the President of the International Jury at the Berlinale 2010
As one of the most significant personalities of New German Cinema, he has influenced an entire generation of filmmakers. In his almost 50-year career, Herzog has made over 50 films, which include not only his well-known feature films, but an array of impressive documentary films as well.
He has also made a name for himself as an opera director, writer, producer and actor and established his Rogue Film School for up-and-coming young filmmakers. In 2009, TIME Magazine selected Werner Herzog as one of its 100 most influential people worldwide.
“Werner Herzog’s films convey the artistic strength of cinema. We are very pleased to have this outstanding director as Jury President for the 60th anniversary of the festival”, says Berlinale Director, Dieter Kosslick.