Leading figures from film festivals in Cannes, London, Edinburgh and Hong Kong revealed their top tips for standing out from the rest when gaining selection to festivals.
Figures revealed for the 2014 edition of EIFF.
UPDATE: Tony Benn doc wins audience award; Hide and Seek wins Michael Powell Award, Ice Poison takes international prize.
Ahead of the world premiere in Edinburgh of We Are Monster, writer and star Leeshon Alexander talked to Screen about bringing a harrowing true story back into the public eye.
Pictures from the red carpet on the opening night of the 68th Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Dir: Andy Goddard. UK. 2104. 90mins
Dirs: Ben Stassen, Jeremie Degruson. Belgium. 2013. 85mins
Dir: Gillies MacKinnon. UK. 2014. 89mins
Dirs: Simon Helberg, Jocelyn Towne. US. 2014. 91mins
Dir: Joanna Coates. UK. 2014. 80mins
Dir: Leigh Janiak. US. 2013. 87mins