The 68th edition of the Cannes Film Festival kicked off today, welcoming some of the biggest stars in the industry (some of whom visited France early to see Raf Simons present Dior Cruise 2016 a stone's throw away at Pierre Cardin's 'Bubble Palace'). This year's jury members – Sienna Miler, Jake Gyllenhaal, Rossy de Palma, Sophie Marceau, Rokia Traore, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen – all turned up for the traditional photocall and press conference, with Sienna Miller opting for slick Balenciaga dress to mark the special occasion.

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more

Whilst the Cannes 2015 opening film premiere La Tete Haute (Standing Tall) saw cast members Sara Forestier, Mike Marsland and Catherine Deneuve all hit the red carpet. Take a look at the best snaps from the first day in the gallery below and stay tuned for new Cannes news on Buro 24/7 Middle East...

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more

Day one featuring Sienna Miller Catherine Deneuve and more