the residency

This year again, 20 emerging writers from all over the world have been selected to take part in a week-long writing workshop at the Creative Bazaar in Lille .

Within this creative incubator, candidates will have the opportunity to develop their series projects with renowned mentors (Amit Cohen in 2021, Eli Horowitz in 2020, the Jacquemetton duo in 2019 and Sarah Treem in 2018), and then meet with, and pitch their projects to, TV industry producers, broadcasters, and platforms during Series Mania Forum.

The 2022 tutors

  • President :  Bryan Elsley, UK, Screenwriter and Showrunner (Skins, Kiss Me First)
  • Michaela Sabo, Germany, Screenwriter and Producer
  • Isabelle Lindberg Pechou, Denmark, Creative Producer and Instructor

2022 Official selection

Log in to SERIES MANIA DIGITAL now and discover the selected projects: synopsis, bibles, credit lists, writer’s statements, biographies, and more!

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The selected projects

Writers Campus

CORPUS CHRISTI

Period – Canada – United States
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Diaspora

Drama – Canada – Hong Kong
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ELIJAH CAN’T SAVE YOU

Drama – United Kingdom
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Our Killers

Crime – Romania
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Rosanera

Sci-Fi – Fantasy – Horror – Italy
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State of Grace

Comedy – Finland
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Take Two Mushrooms and Call Me In The Morning

Comedy – Germany – United Kingdom
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The Bad Black

Comedy – South Africa
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The Chosen One

Drama – Horror – True-crime – tragedy – Canada – Pakistan
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THE DEVILS

Thriller – Adventure – France
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The Families

Comedy – United Kingdom
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The Lost Ones

Sci-Fi – Fantasy – Horror – Brazil
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The Others

Drama – Australia
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The Plasticians

Drama – Israel
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The South Stream

Thriller – Adventure – Serbia
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The XX Committee

Period – France
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