Training body Skillset will be hosting a series of Masterclasses as part of its Trailblazers initiative at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Trailblazers, now in its second year, will host classes, breakfast sessions and panels with the likes of directors Shane Meadows, Paul Andrew Williams and Don Boyd andcinematographer Brian Tufano. Former Screen International Stars of Tomorrow Anna Higgs, Gavin Humphries and Hope Dickson Leach will also discuss their careers.

The Trailblazers scheme brings together EIFF with the Skillset Screen Academies and hot new UK film talents.