Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

Africa's resources: re-examining the management of oil and gas

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

A closer look at Trump's Afghan policy

Read more

THE DEBATE

New President, Old War: Trump outlines his strategy for Afghanistan

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Trump: An expensive president to protect

Read more

ENCORE!

Edinburgh at 70: front row at the Festival

Read more

FOCUS

Oil theft: a multi-billion dollar business fuels Mexican cartels

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

French government, employers and unions begin final discussions on labour reforms

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

'Here are six costly failures from America’s longest war. No. 1: cashmere goats'

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Charter of transparency…but no official ‘first lady’ title for Brigitte Macron

Read more

Culture

The secret behind capturing the best photo at Cannes

© FRANCE 24 screengrab | Capturing the stars at a good angle is an art form

Video by Claire WILLIAMS , Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR , Pierrick LEURENT

Text by Claire WILLIAMS

Latest update : 2017-06-16

As the Cannes Film Festival prepares for the all-important award ceremony on Sunday night, FRANCE 24 takes a look back at some of the highlights captured on the red carpet.

Climbing the famous steps of the famed Palais des Festivals is a tradition for actors and directors alike, but it's also a unique occasion for accredited photographers to take pictures of the world's biggest stars in a unique and glamorous location.

Our reporters met veteran Photographer Gilles Kyriacos, who shared his tips and tricks of the trade to get the best possible photo.

Date created : 2017-05-27

  • CINEMA

    Cannes: Ozon adds erotic silliness to subdued Palme d’Or race

    Read more

  • CINEMA

    Cannes review: No-one does bleakness quite like the Russians

    Read more

  • CINEMA

    Cannes: Coppola on top after French and American gender wars

    Read more

COMMENT(S)