From May 16 to the 27, some of the biggest names in cinema, fashion, music, business and international society will descend on the French Rivera for the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. Below is a selection of all the apps needed for keeping up to date with the latest news, gossip, and fashion statements from this esteemed event.
All the news
Festival de Cannes - Official (free)
iOS : http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/festival-de-cannes-official/id431842884?mt=8
Stay ahead of the curve with this official app of Cannes 2012 which delivers all the latest news straight to your fingertips. Expect hour-by-hour coverage from the festival, trailers, daily photo galleries, audio files of press conferences and fact sheets about the movies.
Cinema Blend (free)
This free application from the Cinema Blend blog brings movie buffs all the news, trailers, and views from films around the world.
Hollywood Reporter - Cannes Film Festival (free)
This special edition of the Holywood Reporter application focuses exclusively on this year's Cannes festival with up-to-the-minute news, reviews and video coverage from the event. Fashionistas can also get their fill with red carpet photo galleries and coverage of the hottest parties in town.
Travel and lifestyle
Cannes: Travel Guide (£4.99)
Enjoy Cannes in style regardless of your budget with this app. Available in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish ‘Cannes: Travel Guide' provides lists and locations of hotels, cultural attractions, restaurants and nightlife spots allowing you to make the most of your stay.
YesCitiz Cannes for iPad ($7.99)
This application provides users with a series of 3D maps of Cannes, highlighting ‘points of interest'. Users can also search for addresses using the app and locate themselves on the inbuilt map.