Cineworks, the short film scheme funded by support agency Scottish Screen, is showcasing its inaugural year's work at August's Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Films screening include: Exidore, by Richard Weeks, whose credits include the shorts Running Man and The Arrangement; experimental documentary I Am Boy; Cat McKiernan's Sex And Death; The Important Parts Of A True Story, by Kevin Cameron, director of shorts such as Shoot The Refugees; and Guardian Angel, by writer-director Tom Gerhardt, writer Karin Evans and producer Becky Brazil.

Cineworks develops 12 drama, documentary and animation projects over a two-month period and then commissions the five strongest on awards of up to £15,000.