Berlin's Talent Campus recruits its coaches

9:54 AM PST 01/09/2009 by Scott Roxborough, AP

Oscar winner, Bollywood director chosen as mentors

COLOGNE, Germany -- Two-time Oscar winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski, Berlin Golden Bear winner Jasmila Zbanic and Bollywood director Farah Khan will attend this year's Berlinale Talent Campus to coach, mentor and discuss cinema with up-and-comers.

Kaminski, who earned his Academy Award for "Schindler's List" and last worked on "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," will give a master class for campus attendees.

Zbanic, whose Golden Bear-winning debut, "Esma's Secret -- Grbavica," addressed the issue of mass rapes during the Bosnian War, will discuss cinema as a means to political change. Joining her on the panel will be Chilean director Patricio Guzman ("Salvador Allende").

Khan, who had a major hit with 2007's "Om Shanti Om," will discuss the difference between Western and Eastern storytelling techniques in a Talent Campus panel.

In all, 350 young filmmakers will attend this year's Talent Campus, which runs Feb. 7-12.
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