Since the press conference on February 8, our team has concocted a few more surprises to ensure a memorable edition. New series, new guests… Discover what is waiting for you!
TWO (MORE) REASONS WHy
The ninth and last series to join the international competition, BEST INTERESTS, the new creation of one of the greatest English screenwriters, Jack Thorne, will be screened in its World Premiere, in his presence and that of the young actress Niamh Moriarty, who plays the role of Marnie.
Jack Thorne’s credits include the series The Virtues (Grand Prix Séries Mania 2019), This is England ’86, His Dark Materials, the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and the film Enora Holmes.
NEW SEASON PREMIERES
After screening the World Premiere of the 1st episode of season 1 of SUCCESSION at the opening of SERIES MANIA in 2018, this year the festival offers you the French Premiere of the 1st episode of season 4, announced as the last by its creator.
TWO (OTHER) MEN IN TOWN
GUESTS OF HONNOR
The French-Israeli actor Tomer Sisley, known for his leading roles in the series Vortex, Balthazar or Messiah, will come to Lille for an exceptional masterclass proposed at the end of the festival. We also announced the arrival of the Japanese star Tomohisa Yamashita for the series in international competition Drops of God. He also agreed to offer a masterclass to the public in Lille. Actor, singer, dancer, composer, he will talk about his whole career.
SHORT FORMS COMPETITION JURY
The president had not yet been designated, it is now done: it is Sam Shaw, American writer of Masters of Sex and showrunner of Castle Rock and Manhattan.
and what about EVENTS ?
Everything will take place at the Village Festival by Crédit Mutuel!
ConfErence – TITLES OF SERIES IN MUSIC
Music has taken a fundamental place in the storytelling of the greatest series. Ten for one, In Therapy, Greek Salad… From the opening title to the closing title, how do composers immerse us in the imaginary world of these fictions? How do they work? Enter the backstage of the musical creation of the series’ credits with Yuksek, Uèle Lamore, Loïk Dury (composer of Cédric Klapisch) and Elise Luguern (music supervisor).
MEETINGS and SIGNINGS
In partnership with Fnac.
SERIES MANIA is also an opportunity to meet your favorite authors: