There are hundreds of photographers at every Cannes premiere, snapping photos of anything that moves. Picture editors are inundated with red carpet photos. Here at
IBTimesUK we have received more than 40,000 Cannes pictures in the last week just from Getty Images.
Seasoned actors know they have to do something extra to ensure their film gets noticed – but what? Here's our handy guide to making sure you stand out.
Perform a weird and wacky stunt: French dancer Brahim Zaibat performs as he arrives for the screening of the film "Foxcatcher" Getty Cast member Rachid Youcef jumps during a photocall for the film "Geronimo" at the Cannes Film Festival Reuters Channing Tatum gets on the other side of the camera during the "Foxcatcher" photocall Getty Jeremie Renier lounges on the podium during the "Saint Laurent" photocall Getty
Appear with a spectacular prop: Cate Blanchett poses on the red carpet with a figure of Toothless the Dragon as she arrives for the screening of the film "How to Train Your Dragon 2" Reuters Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren, Harrison Ford and Jason Statham pose on a tank as they arrive on the Croisette to promote their film "The Expendables 3" Reuters
Flash the flesh: Adriana Lima poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of the film "The Homesman" Reuters Alessandra Ambrosio attends the "Two Days, One Night" (Deux Jours, Une Nuit) premiere Getty Arlenis Sosa attends the "Two Days, One Night" (Deux Jours, Une Nuit) premiere Getty
Kiss your co-star: Gael Garcia Bernal kisses Alice Braga during a photocall for the film "El Ardor (The Ardor)" AFP Rosario Dawson and Mireille Enos attend the "Captives" photocall Getty Director Kornel Mundruczo and cast member, a dog named Hagen, attend the "Feher Isten" photocall Getty
Support a Cause/Make a statement: Dolph Lundgren, Harrison Ford, Wesley Snipes, Sylvester Stallone, Mel Gibson, Antonio Banderas, Kellan Lutz, Jason Statham and Victor Ortiz – cast members of the film "The Expendables 3" – hold placards which read "Bring back our girls"in support of abducted schoolgirls from Chibok, Nigeria Reuters Demet Akbag, Demet Akbag, Haluk Bilginer and Melisa Soezen hold signs showing solidarity with the Turkish miners at the "Winter Sleep" photocall Getty Viggo Mortensen and director Lisandro Alonso show their support for a football team at the "Jauja" photocall Getty
Pull a silly face: Director Ruben Ostlund and the cast of he film "Turist" (Force Majeure) shout as they pose during a photocall Reuters Glen Powell, Kelsey Grammer, Antonio Banderas, Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger pose during a photocall on the Croisette to promote the film "The Expendables 3" Reuters Director David Michod protects his eyes from the camera flashes during a photocall for the film "The Rover" Reuters
Wear a BIG dress: Sonam Kapoor arrives for the screening of the film "The Homesman" AFP Freida Pinto attends the "Saint Laurent" premiere Getty Cheryl Cole arrives for the screening of the film "Foxcatcher" AFP
Wear a bonkers dress: Elena Lenina attends the premieres of "Mr Turner" (left) and "Grace of Monaco" Getty Marion Cotillard's dress is pictured as she poses during a photocall for the film "Deux jours, une nuit" (Two Days, One Night) in competition at the 67th Cannes Film Festival Reuters An unidentified guest wears a "Film Festival Cannes 2014" dress on the red carpet Reuters
Accessorise: An unidentified guest holds a handbag as she poses on the red carpet for the screening of Grace of Monaco Reuters The shoes of Jian Renzi are pictured as she poses during a photocall for the film "Fantasia" in competition for the category "Un Certain Regard" Reuters The shoes of an unidentified guest are pictured as she walks on the red carpet for the screening of the film "The Rover" Reuters
Failing all of the above, simply be a goddess: Sophia Loren poses with Enrico Lo Verso and director Edoardo Ponti at the premiere of "Voce Umana" Getty Joan Collins poses during a photocall on the beach to promote the film "The Time of Their Lives" Reuters Aishwarya Rai attends the "Two Days, One Night" (Deux Jours, Une Nuit) premiere Getty