The UK Sweet HighDefinition Festival opens its first edition in Edinburgh on August 25. Thefestival, which will screen 23 films in competition, including shorts, featuresand documentaries, runs August 26-30 at two venues: the Radisson hotel and theRoyal Museums of Scotland.

The event, founded topromote and demystify the new technology of high definition, will also screenHD feature films including Deep Blue,Dogville and 16 Years Of Alcohol.

As part of its aim ofeducating the industry as well as new talent, the festival will also beproviding several panel-led discussions and demonstrations, with contributionsby leading experts in the field.