(thanks to Paddy at screenonscreen)
- Jane Campion – (Sweetie, The Piano, Bright Star) 9th female jury president in Cannes’ 67 year history.
- Carole Bouquet – (That Obscure Object of Desire, Day of the Idiots, Too Beautiful for You)
- Sofia Coppola – (Lost in Translation, The Virgin Suicides, Marie Antoinette) First came to Cannes with her father to premiere Apocalypse Now — when she was 8 years old.
- Willem Dafoe – (Platoon, The Last Temptation of Christ, Heaven’s Gate)
- Gael Garcia Bernal – (Amores Perros, The Motorcycle Diaries, Y Tu Mamá También)
- Leila Hatami – (A Separation, Leila, The Last Step)
- Jeon Do Yeon – (The Housemaid, Secret Sunshine, Untold Scandal)
- Jia Zhang Ke – (Unknown Pleasures, 24 City, A Touch of Sin)
- Nicolas Winding Refn – (Drive, Pusher, Bronson)