American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis has been selected to serve as the international jury president at Belgium's Film Fest Gent. The writer, who also penned the script for Lindsay Lohan film flop The Canyons, follows in the footsteps of director Michael Haneke and French actress Jeanne Moreau, who previously held the role. The 2014 festival, which will pay tribute to French film, kicks off on 14 October (14).