By Michael Gioia
17 Apr 2012
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The jury will be divided among the six competitive festival categories and will announce the winning films, filmmakers and actors in those categories at the TFF Awards Night ceremony, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, April 26. The event will stream live on TribecaFilm.com.
The jurors for the World Narrative Competition are Patricia Clarkson, Dakota Fanning, Mike Newell, Lisa Schwarzbaum, Jim Sheridan and Winkler; jurors for the World Documentary Competition include Julia Bacha, Kim Cattrall, K'naan, Michael Moore and Lucy Walker.
The Best New Narrative Director category will be judged by Camilla Belle, Goldberg, Susannah Grant, Zach Helm, Courtney Hunt, Kellan Lutz and Leelee Sobieski; the Best New Documentary Director category will be judged by Stuart Blumberg, Jared Cohen, Rachel Grady, Bethann Hardison, Sal Masekela, Ricki Stern and Olivia Wilde.
The Tribeca Film Institute also announced jurors for the Tribeca All Access (TAA) Creative Promise Awards and the Latin America Media Arts Fund.
The jury for the TAA Creative Promise Award—Narrative category includes Rosario Dawson, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Mekhi Phifer and Gabourey Sidibe; the jury for the TAA Creative Promise Award—Documentary category includes Claire Aguilar, Julie Goldman, Eugene Hernandez, Jean Tsien and Debra Zimmerman.
The jurors for the Latin America Media Arts Fund, including the Heineken VOCES awards, are Fernando Rovzar, Cynthia Lopez and Ricardo Darin.