Laurence Herzberg

Series Mania to challenge Cannes from Lille

French drama forum Series Mania is relocating to Lille after being named as the winning recipient of a government-led funding initiative created to launch a new scripted series event. Series Mania, to this point held near Paris in Fontainbleau, will receive funding from national and local government, and media authority Centre National de Cinéma (CNC), […]

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 […]