Banks, Kusama, Posey, Spurlock and Vachon to serve
Sundance announced the members of five juries Monday for the festival, which runs Jan. 21-31. Awards will be announced Jan. 30 at a ceremony hosted by David Hyde Pierce at the Park City Racquet Club.
Banks, Kusama and Posey are on the dramatic competition jury along with Jason Kliot and Robert Yeoman. Kliot has produced 20 films that have screened at Sundance, including grand jury prize winners “Welcome to the Dollhouse” and “Three Seasons.”
World Cinema Documentary competition jury includes Jennifer Baichwal, Jeffrey Brown, Asako Fujioka, Alison Maclean, Lisa Schwarzbaum and Sigurjon “Joni” Sighvatsson.
Vachon’s on the jury for the Shorts competition, which will award its prizes on Jan. 26. The panel includes Sterlin Harjo and Brent Hoff.