The organization committee of the 62nd Cannes Film Festival holds a press conference on Thursday to make public the films to compete in the festival, and the members of the jury.
The committee named director Nuri Bilge Ceylan as one of the jury members of the 62nd festival to take place between May 13 and 24.
Ceylan won the best director award in the Cannes Film Festival last year with his film "Uc Maymun" (Three Monkeys).
A photographer and film director, Ceylan studied electrical and electronic engineering at
Ceylan's first short film Koza (Cocoon) was screened in the Cannes Film Festival in 1995. He received many awards with his debut feature Kasaba (
He was also a member of the jury at the 42nd Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival in 2005, and the president of the jury at the Sarajevo Film Festival in 2008.