Find SEAN @ Series Mania 2021


If you’re lucky
This year at S√©ries Mania, almost 40 Serial Eyes alumni are present. So, chances are you’ll be able to meet many of us for a coffee. We are always around, so let’s meet in the Grand Palais! Look for the “SEAN” badges ūüėČ

Short Forms Competition
On from August 26, “Happiness”, co-created by SEAN member Yashar¬†Alishenas premieres at the festival. The show will air on ARTE from September onwards.

World Premiere
Friday¬†27 at 19.30¬†at UGC Cin√© Cit√©, the 3rd (and last) season of “Woke XAOC”, created by SE alumnus Sullivan Le Postec, premieres at the festival.

Series’ Women One-on-One Meetings
Monday 30 at 9.00¬†at the Meeting Club, meet member Maja Pek-Br√ľnjes¬†to talk about her series Jinx (Antitalent, Croatia).

UGC Writers Campus
Monday 30 at 9.30 in the Van Gogh Room, member Yashar Alishenas pitches his project The Revolution Never Happened.

Co-pro Pitching Sessions
Monday 30 at 10:00 in auditorium Eurotop, SEAN board member Tali Barde presents the project Gold Train that he is co-writing together with Jennifer Egen (27 Films Production, Germany).

Co-writing Residency Israel-France
Monday 30 at 14.15 at the Meeting Club, members Nir Berger, Léa Lespagnol and Giordana Mari present their project The Watch.

Panel “Face to face with German filmmakers: serious about series”
Tuesday 31 at 11.00¬†in Artois Room, Serial Eyes alumna Marlene Melchior, whose successful¬†show “Loving Her”¬†came out in Juli on ZDFNEO,¬†is part of the panel to talk about her experience as a female filmmaker in the German Series business.

Panel “Who tells the story? Is authenticity the answer to creating more inclusive tv series ?”
Wednesday 1st at 10.00 in¬†auditorium Eurotop, SEAN member Ruddy-Williams Kabuiku moderates this panel with the creators of the series “Caid” and “Sort Of”.

Panel “Writing and directing a fiction podcast”
Wednesday 1st at 15.00 in the Van Gogh room, SEAN president Pierre Puget moderates this panel with the creators of some of the most exciting fiction podcasts from France and the UK.

If you still need more and want to organise a meeting with SEAN or with the alumni present in Lille, get in touch:

Finally, EURO PUDDING will have a special episode at Séries Mania, recorded in public. Come be part of the podcast and ask questions!

Panel “So, what is it that you do, exactly? and other questions writers never dare to ask.”
Wednesday 1st at 13.30 in the Van Gogh room, Pierre Puget hosts this podcast episode that explores the real-life of producers and commissioners. Our guests are Ariane Baste Morand, development executive for Black Sheep Films (France); Dominique Jubin, managing director, Studiocanal Original (France); and Piodor Gustafsson, head of scripted content, TV4 & CMore (Sweden).