Artists’ illustrations and a boutique full of books and DVDs specially selected for you: The Forum des images is on the same page as Series Mania! And as a bonus, there’s a special installation dedicated to Le Bureau des Légendes! Exhibition “Draw me a series”Are dogs more photogenic than cats? Which family series is made for you? EPISODE, the web magazine from the ARTE channel, deciphers the world of series, each week inviting different illustrators to revisit different series. These original graphic creations are honored in this exhibition. “Draw Me a Series” is showing large format prints of some of this work that can be found on the “ARTE Series” Facebook page and at arte.tv/episode.In partnership with ÉPISODE / ARTE ScenographyGraphic designers Hartland Villa will be setting the stage using the graphics from the Series Mania poster they designed. Colored prisms, light-filled displays and spectrum fragmentations will accompany an emblematic “8” from this edition. The Series Mania theme will be decorating the area from Porte de Berger and Porte de Rambuteau via the Canopy, and finishing up at Rue du Cinéma. In partnership with Forum des Halles BoutiqueEVERY DAY OF THE FESTIVAL FROM 4:00PM to 9:00PM FORUM DES IMAGESIn recent years, books, magazines, and special issues focusing on TV series have flourished on the shelves. The Palimpseste bookstore in Paris’s 5th arrondissement will be offering a selection of books and DVDs every day of the festival from 4:00pm to 9:00pm, including a series of signing sessions. Schedule:► Saturday 15th April, from 5pm to 6pm: Damien Leblanc Les révolutions de Mad Men ed. Playlists Society► Tuesday 18th April, from 5pm to 6pm : Iris Brey Sex and the series ed. Soap► Thursday 20th April, from 5pm to 6pm: Fanny Herrero Dix pour cent ed. Les petits matins► Saturday 22th April, from 4:15pm to 5:30pm: Ioanis Deroide Dominer le monde. Les séries historiques anglo-saxonnes et Pierre Sérisier L’Empire de la mélancolie. L’ univers des séries scandinaves ed. Vendemiaire► Saturday 22th April, from 6pm to 7pm: Sandra Laugier Philoséries, Buffy tueuse de vampires ed. Bragelonne Like the real thingFROM FRIDAY APRIL 21 TO SUNDAY APRIL 23 FORUM DES IMAGESAt the heart of the Forum des images, Series Mania attendees will find themselves immersed into the ultra-realistic sets of the Le Bureau des Légendes series. Just take the DGSE tunnel and follow the signs to the secret center of the French intelligence service! Series Mania on TourThe ACRIF network of independent cinemas in the Île-de-France region has a two-pronged strategy involving film screenings and an innovative cultural programs. Over three weekends in May and June, they will be running an eclectic program in six cinemas in the network, offering an extensive repeat of the Series Mania festival, including screenings, audiences with casts and crew from across Europe, conferences, a look back and the winners, and cultural events. IN SIX ACRIF THEATERS► 12, 13 & 14 MAY ESPACE JACQUES TATI IN ORSAY (91) LE CIN’HOCHE IN BAGNOLET (93)► 9, 10 & 11 JUNE L’ÉCRAN IN SAINT-DENIS (93) LE FIGUIER BLANC IN ARGENTEUIL (95)► 16, 17 & 18 JUNE CINÉ CARNÉ IN SAINT-MICHEL-SUR-ORGE (91) CINÉMA JACQUES TATI IN TREMBLAY-EN-FRANCE (93) For more information, go to acrif.org from 28 April.The ACRIF (Association des Cinémas de Recherche d’Île-de-France) ir supported by the Conseil Régional d’Île-de-France and the DRAC Île-de-France.