Cannes Series

Cannes Series winners revealed

The winners for the second edition of Cannes Series Awards have been revealed, with Beta Film’s Spanish dramedy Perfect Life winning top honours. The female-focused title created by Leticia Dolera, from Movistar+, took home the Best Series award. Perfect Life’s three female leads Dolera, Celia Freijeiro and Aixa Villagrán also took home the Special Performance Prize. Beta […]

Cannes Series festival line-up revealed

French TV festival Cannes Series, which runs alongside next month’s MIPTV, has revealed the line-up for its second edition, which will host companies such as Netflix, Amazon and Starz. The line-up includes its competition selection, short-form contenders and masterclasses. The official competition selection will include Netflix’s German drama How To Sell Drugs Online (Fast) and […]

Cannes Series gears up for launch with ex-iTunes exec hire

Cannes Series has hired artistic director Albin Lewi to bring the newly proposed event to life in 2018. Debuting on April 4, 2018, alongside MIPTV, the festival will include an international competition with a jury, who will hand out awards at a ceremony. The first jury members will be announced at a press conference on […]

International scripted festival named Cannes Series

The upcoming international scripted festival is to be named Cannes Series. At a press conference here at MIPTV yesterday, festival president Fleur Pellerin revealed the event would run for seven days in April next year, beginning shortly before MIPTV and ending at the same time as the market. There will also be “teaser” events held at […]