Cinematographer-director Santosh Sivan has been invited to sit on the Jury of the International Competition section at the Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) 2013. Headed by Kazakhstani filmmaker Darezhan Omirbayev, the jury also includes Korean director Ryoo Seung-wan, US academic Don Fredericksen and Korean actor Jung Woo-sung.
Sivan, a Films and Television Institute of India (FTII) graduate, has been to South Korea earlier with his films Navarasa, Before the Rains and Tahaan screening at the Busan International Film Festival. He was also selected at the Asian Project Market (APM) 2012 for his project Ashes.
Some of his noted works as a cinematographer are Dil Se.., Bride and Prejudice, The Mistress of Spices and Iruvar and as a director are Asoka, Urumi, Prarambha and The Terrorist.
The 14th edition of JIFF will be held from April 25 – May 3, 2013.