Do I need to speak English to undertake this course?

Yes, participants need to be able to speak, read and write English fluently.  The course is entirely taught in English and participants are expected to produce their work in English.

How will I find accommodation in Lille?

Series Mania Institute will provide all participants with a list of useful websites. This list is purely indicative and is only intended to give participants some rental leads.

How can I finance the training?

For French participants, depending on your eligibility, all training programs can be funded in part or in full by AFDAS or other funding organizations.

For other participants, we encourage you to contact local funds or writers/producers guilds to inquire about potential funding.

Series Mania Institute offers some bursaries for a limited number of participants, depending on their incomes. Bursary requests must be made by email at the initiative of the participant upon their selection. Series Mania Institute will analyze each bursary request according to personal financial resources.

The selection process does not take into consideration a candidate’s financial resources or needs.

What are the criteria for the selection?

The selection committee will take the following criteria into consideration:

  • The applicant’s professional experience
  • The applicant’s openness to collaboration
  • The applicant’s knowledge of the international series industry
  • The applicant’s understanding of the objectives of the program

The selection committee will strive for diversity of representation of the applicants (ethnicity, gender, etc.).

What happens if COVID-related travel restrictions are imposed?

In this rapidly evolving health context and depending on the decisions made by French and European authorities, the organisers of Eureka Series reserve the right to suspend, cancel or change the activities offered to participants. The organisers are committed to informing participants of any changes to the schedule and/or activities of Eureka Series. Likewise, participants facing personal or professional issues in the current health context are required to contact the organisers immediately and inform them of any restrictions to travel and/or participate in Eureka Series

Should you have any further question, please contact us at smi@seriesmania.com