With the presence of international juries selected from all around the world, the Berlin international film festival has been glamourized throughout the years. Personalities like Werner Herzog, Meryl Streep, Isabelle Rossellini, Darren Aronofsky, Tilda Swinton, Mike Leigh, Paul Verhoeven have adorned its significance since its inception. Next year, M. Night Shyamalan will serve as the president of the international jury.
As the festival is on the threshold, there is a buzz around the corner everywhere. Especially movie buffs always find quality movies here. This year is going to be more special because it is going to be an in-person event. Due to the pandemic, the show might look a bit different with masks but the selected films will definitely grab your attention.
Two of the most prestigious awards in the Berlin international film festival are Golden Bears and Silver Bears. Every performer craves such awards. The awards have been considered the most renowned awards in the international film industry.
A Glimpse of the Jury President at the Berlin International Film Festival
We know M. Night Shyamalan as the director, screenwriter, and producer. He has given some breakthrough films such as The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs, The Village, and some other important films. Receiving already 6 Academy Award Nominations, he has been recognized as one of the influential filmmakers in the world.
His films have their own approach with philosophical and psychological material. Supernational elements in his films have been appreciated all over the world. Having 14 films as a director, he is working on his next project, Knock at the Cabin. The expected release date of this film is 2023. This is also a mystery and horror film.
Some of the other successful M. Night Shyamalan films are The Visit, Split, Old, and Glass. His artistic vision not only sticks to as a director but a producer also. He has worked in the TV sector also with the 10-episode event series Wayward Pines released in 2015. In addition to this, he has served as the showrunner and director of the award-winning Apple TV+ show, Servant.
The 72nd Berlin International Film Festival will have some noteworthy films for the special gala. In addition to this, Isabelle Huppert will be honored with the Golden Bear. Other awards include Golden Bear for best film, Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize, Silver Bear for Best Director, Silver Bear for Best Screenplay, etc. The festival is going to be a worthy show starting from 10th Feb 2022 onwards.