Cannes Series has revealed the lineup, jury and masterclasses for its second edition (April 5-10, 2019), which takes place alongside the MIP TV market on the French Riviera.
Among ten series in competition at the TV festival are Netflix’s German show How To Sell Drugs Online and Amazon’s UK series The Feed with Michelle Fairley and David Thewlis. Out of competition shows include Starz’ Now Apocalypse and Russel T Davies’ Years And Years. Scroll down for the lineup in full.
The competition jury will be presided over by Dark show-runner Baran bo Odar with members comprising actor, director and author Stephen Fry (Gosford Park), actors Miriam Leone (Non Uccidere) and Emma Mackey (Sex Education), actor and director Katheryn Winnick (Vikings) and composer Rob (The Bureau). David Cross and Jude Law are among those with projects in the short form competition.
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Among those set to give masterclasses will be Game Of Thrones star Dianna Rigg and Peaky Blinders and Taboo writer Steven Knight. Additional events are due to be revealed soon.
“It’s a tremendous honor to represent such a notable international event honoring series from all over the world. In this second edition, I am proud and pleased to meet the professionals that make this genre so abundant and share with general audiences a common passion for series,” said Cannes Series President Fleur Pellerin about the event, which is open to the public.
OFFICIAL COMPETITION SELECTION
HOW TO SELL DRUGS ONLINE (FAST) (Germany)
Sales: KANSAI TV and MY THEATER D.D
Sales: Hot Telecommunication Systems
PERFECT LIFE / Déjate Llevar (Spain)
Sales: Beta Film
STUDIO TARARA (Belgium)
THE FEED (UK)
Sales: all3media international
THE OUTBREAK (Russia)
Sales: GPM ETV
THE TWELVE (Belgium)
Sales: Federation Entertainment
OUT OF COMPETITION
VERNON SUBUTEX (France) – Opening Series of the Festival
BEECHAM HOUSE (UK)
Sales: AMC Studios International
THE ROOK (USA)
NOW APOCALYPSE (USA)
YEARS & YEARS (UK)
CANNESERIES SHORT-FORM COMPETITION
DO NOT DISTURB (UK)
Sales: Blackpills Studio & Pulse Films
GOLDEN REVENGE (USA)
Sales: Warner Bros.
LA MAISON DES FOLLES (Canada)
Sales: Distribution Henri Gagnon/ HG Distribution
NOCHE DE AMOR (Argentina)
OVER AND OUT (Australia)
Sales: Midwinter Films
THE FUCKING LIARS / Los mentirosos (Argentina)
TEODORE. WITHOUT THE H / Teodore pas de H (Canada)
ROBBIE HOOD (Australia)
Broadcaster: Special Broadcasting Service (SBS)
SIMONE & ME, A MECHANICAL FRIENDSHIP / Simone & moi, une amitié mécanique (France)
Broadcaster: France TV slash
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