WORKSHOPS & NETWORKING EVENTS
SERIES MANIA CELEBRATES DIVERSITY
Series Mania Forum takes action in favour of diversity and inclusion on and behind the screen, through a careful programmation, including 4 panels:
- Diversity takes action!
- Diversity in European drama (in partnership with SACD)
- Behind the screen : an industry lacking diversity ?
- Is diversity driving creativity?
SKILLS & TOOLS
Do you need help in the financial, marketing or legal fields? Book here your private meeting with our three experts. Our team is here to answer all your questions.
- Jean Aittouares - managing partner of Ox avocats, specialized in intellectual property and new technologies
- Elise Grégoire & Camille Letienne - business manager at Banque Palatine
- Sandra d'Aboville - producer, writer
Every morning, from 9 to 10, meet the writing talents of today and tomorrow on the Talent Corner.
During three days at Series Mania Forum, breakfast is the ideal time for industry decision-makers to meet the attending screenwriters.
- Monday March 25 | Breakfast match open to every screenwriters
- Tuesday March 26 | Breakfast match with screenwriters of UGC Writers Campus, SeriesLab & Serial Eyes Alumni Network.
- Wednesday March 27 | Breakfast match with students of the best European writing schools (La Fémis, le Conservatoire Européen d'Ecriture Audiovisuelle, Serial Eyes, Midpoint, international filmschule köln)
Free breakfast without booking for every decision-maker wishing to meet attending screenwriters.
ENTER THE WRITERS ROOM
In partnership with Serial Eyes
Everyone is talking about Writers Rooms, but what really happens in there? Discover what working in a Writers Room is like, under the tutoring by two alumni of Berlin Serial Eyes program. At the end of each half-day, a story will be ready to be pitched!
Don't miss the opportunity to be part of the Writers Room for a half-day!
*To take part at Enter the Writers Room, it is mandatory to be an English-speaker and a professional screenwriter.
A virtual reality area is open to all registered participants during the Series Mania Foru.
UGC WRITERS CAMPUS SHOWCASE
Tuesday March 26 - 14.00 to 15.00 - Auditorium Eurotop
After André & Maria Jacquemetton's masterclass, guests of honor of UGC Writers Campus and renown screenwriters and producers (Mad Men, The Romanoffs, Star Trek: Enterprise), discover the 20 up-and-coming screenwriters of Series Mania writing workshop!
9 original TV Series projects have been selected to join the 4-month course and will be presented for the first time at Series Mania Forum on Tuesday, March 26th, from 11.00am to 1.00pm.
Film professionals attending the Forum can request 1:1 meetings with the projects’ holders that we be held on Tuesday, March 26th from 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm and on Wednesday, March 27th from 9.30 am to 1.00 pm.
The Book of Projects is available here.
*The appointments are managed on a “first come first served” basis.
Book your meeting online until Wednesday March 20th. After that date, booking on spot.
SEAN’S AMAZING TRAVELLING PITCH CIRCUS
Tuesday, March 26, 2019, doors open at 20:00, show at 20:30
L'Hybride, 18 Rue Gosselet, 59000 Lille
Hosted by Serial Eyes alumni, the Pitch Circus is a comedy show open mic where writers can tell their craziest ideas, free from formatting and rules.
Drink and laugh with us! Discover authentic voices of writers from different horizons, who all dare to come on stage for two minutes.
And if you feel like sharing your silly TV concept to our supporting audience, please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
With the support of
MAISON DES SCÉNARISTES
8 Series Projects of fiction and animation selected out of 250 received projects will be pitched to you by the writers on « one on one » pitching sessions.
The sessions will be held on Tuesday March 26th from 2pm to 5pm on the Talent Corner in Series Mania Forum's Delegate Hall.
Producers and Broadcasters, to watch the videopitch of the projects and meet the writers connect to your WeFilmGood account or create an account on www.wefilmgood.com and let's guide you.