The Ibiza International Film Festival kicked off its second edition May 23 and continues through May 31.

The festival's new digital strand runs May 29-31, backed by the Balearic Islands government initiative SAITUR. Workshops will be on topics including finance in the digital era, a presentation, University of the Balearic Islands programmes, and Carlos Grangel talking about his latest project with DreamWorks.

UK veteran Alan Parker has come on board as a patron to the festival. Other patrons include John Hurt and Terry Gilliam.

Other festival supporters are Mike Figgis, Jacqueline Bisset, Mira Sorvino and Kate Ashfield.

Jury members for this year's competition include Michael Nyman, Michael Radford, Armand Assante, Margarita Chapatte, Richard Kwietnioski, Ray Loriga and Uri Fruchtmann.

The 11 titles competing for the Golden Falcon awards are: Mancora, The Baker, Battle In Seattle, Sleeping Around, The Air I Breathe, Death In Love, Leningrad, Undercover in Tibet, Pablo: Angel Or Demon, Heroes: Wings Are Not Necessary To Fly, and A Killer Bargain.

The awards ceremony will be held at the island's new Palacio de Congreso.