Dev Benegal excited to join jury panel of film challenge

Updated: Apr 26, 2013, 19:57 PM IST

New Delhi: Director Dev Benegal, who has won awards for ‘English August’ and ‘Road Movie’, has been chosen as a jury member for the Sci-Fi-London 48 Hour Film Challenge 2013.

The 48 Hour Film Challenge is a part of Sci-Fi-London Film Festival 2013. The competition will start from April 30 and go on till May 6.

"Wow. It’s an honour to be a part of such a distinguished jury. `Pan’s Labyrinth` is one of my favourite films and my son and I are great fans of Benedict Cumberbatch," Benegal said in a statement.

Other members of the Jury include actor Benedict Cumberbatch and Mexican director Guillermo Del Toro.