David Lisnard

Cannes TV Festival confirmed, Reed Midem, Canal+ on board

The inaugural Cannes TV festival will take place next year and run in parallel with MIPTV after the organisers of the TV market came on board the project and confirmed an organisational president. French pay TV giant Canal+ is also a partner in the International Cannes Festival of Series, as it previously announced in January, […]

Canal+ backs Cannes int’l TV series festival

Canal+ has signed up as a partner with the Cannes mayor’s office to further the latter’s project to create new international TV festival focusing on series. The mayor of Cannes announced last week that the city would launch a new TV series vent next year to match the scale of the Cannes Film Festival, as […]

Cannes plots Film Festival-scale TV event

The mayor of Cannes has said the city will launch a television series event next year that will aim to match the scale of the famous film festival. France’s government wants to create a TV series-focused event that will promote the country’s television sector internationally, and handed Séries Mania founder Laurence Herszberg a mandate to explore […]