January 7th, 2014
05:17 PM ET
Jane Campion has come a long way since her first time at the Cannes Film Festival in 1986.
In the years since, the New Zealand-bred writer, director and producer has rolled out an array of acclaimed projects across film and TV, including "The Piano," "Bright Star" and the Sundance Channel miniseries "Top of the Lake."
In May, Campion will assume another lauded position: the head of Cannes' 2014 jury.
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