Is it Oscar season already? The Venice Film Festival has set Alexandre Desplat to head the main competition jury at the 71st Venice Film Festival. It’s the first time they’ve set a film composer to be jury president, organizers said Monday. Desplat has the bonafides, earning six Oscar noms in the past decade, including on Best Picture winners The King’s Speech and Argo.
Venice Names Alexandre Desplat To Head Fest Competition Jury
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