Moviefone's Charles Gant with dogs Evans and NikitaThe discerning cinema world's attention may be anxiously awaiting to learn which auteur will win the Cannes Palme D'Or on Sunday night, but among the British community, we do things slightly differently. Just occurring at the UK Film Centre here in Cannes was the Palm Dog awards, for best canine performance in the festival.

The Palm Dog is now in its 10th year, and is the brainchild of British journalist Toby Rose. I've been on the jury for most of that time, joining the likes of the Guardian's Peter Bradshaw and Derek Malcolm of the London Evening Standard.

Find out more from day nine at Cannes after the jump...