Berlinale Jury 2014

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James Schamus (chairman)

Hollywood producer James Schamus has been responsible not only for the Academy Award-winning film Brokeback Mountain but also for numerous other Ang Lee films, including The Wedding Banquet, which won the Berlinale Golden Bear in 1993.

He also wrote the script for the Lee film The Ice Storm and was co-writer of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Lust, Caution by Lee.

For over a decade, Schamus led Focus Features and was involved in the production and distribution of award-winning and celebrated films such as Far from Heaven, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Lost in Translation, Milk, Dallas Buyers Club and Teddy Award winner The Kids Are All Right.