THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

 

 

For the first time, a prestigious jury, this year presided over by David Chase and made up of Yaël Abecassis, Amira Casar, Tony Grisoni, and Fanny Herrero, selected the winner from eight international series that were exclusively screened during the festival

 

 

  • Grand Prix: El Marginal, Argentinian series created by Sebastian Ortega and directed by Luis Ortega, Javier Perez, and Alejandro Ciancio. Produced by Underground Producciones, it is broadcast in Argentina by TV Pública.
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  • The Special Jury Prize: The Kettering Incident, Australian series created by Victoria Madden and Vincent Sheehan, and directed by Rowan Woods and Tony Krawitz. Produced by Porchlight Films and Sweet Potato Films, it is broadcast in Australia by Foxtel and Showcase Channel.

 

 

THE AUDIENCE AWARD

from among all series presented during the festival
 

 

Best Series, shared by:

  • Beau Séjour, Belgian series created by Nathalie Basteyns, Kaat Beels, Sanne Nuyens, and Bert Van Dael, and directed by Nathalie Basteyns and Kaat Beels. Produced by deMENSEN, this Flemish series will be screened in Belgium by VRT (Eén) and soon in France by ARTE.
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  • Jour Polaire / Midnight sun, a France-Sweden production created and directed by Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein. Produced by Nice Drama and Atlantique Productions, this series will be screened in Sweden by SVT and soon in France by CANAL+ (an original creation from CANAL+).

 

 

THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS JURY

selected their winners from among the five French-language series in competition, and was made up of five journalists from the following media: The Guardian (UK), Der Spiegel (Germany), Le Temps (Switzerland), Aftonbladet (Sweden), and Cambio 16 (Spain).

 

 

  • Best French-Language Series: La Trêve, La Trêve, created by Benjamin d’Aoust, Matthieu Donck, and Stéphane Bergmans, and directed by Matthieu Donck. Produced by Hélicotron, this series was broadcast in Belgium by Proximus TV and RTBF, and will soon show in France on France 2.
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  • Best Actress in a French-Language Series: Laurence Leboeuf, for her performance in the Canadian series, Marche à l’ombre created by Ian Lauzon and Ludovic Huot, and directed by Francis Leclerc. This series, produced by Avenue Productions, was broadcast in Canada on the Super Écran platform.
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  • Best Actor in a French-Language Series : Angelo Bison for the Belgian series Ennemi public created by Antoine Bours, Gilles de Voghel, Matthieu Frances, and Christopher Yates, and directed by Matthieu Frances and Gary Seghers. Produced by Playtime Films and Entre Chien et Loup, this series will be broadcast in Belgium by Proximus TV and RTBF.

 

 

THE ASSOCIATION FRANÇAISE DES CRITIQUES DE SERIES (ACS), THE FRENCH TV SERIES CRITICS ASSOCIATION

presented a new award this year, chosen from the American series in the selection.
 

 

  • Best Series: Mr. Robot, created by Sam Esmail and codirected with Niels Arden Oplev. This series, which won a Golden Globe for Best Drama, was broadcast stateside by USA Network and will soon air on France 2.

 

 

THE BLOGGERS AWARD

 

 
THE BLOGGERS JURY IS COMPOSED BY :

Nora Bouazzouni (Libération and Slate.fr), Christophe Chadefaud (Popandup.fr), Julia Ménez (vidéo-blog Les ShowRunners), Alexandre Letren (Season1.fr, Radio VL) and Arancha Sánchez (Tvspoileralert.com).

 

 

  • Best Series: NSU German History X created by Gabriela Sperl and directed by Christian Schwochow. This German series, produced by Wiedemann & Berg, is currently being screened in Germany by ARD.

 

 

THE WEBSERIES AWARD

 

 

is chosen from among the selection of international webseries (online at www.series-mania.fr)

  • Best Webseries: Dating Dali is a Spanish webseries directed by Alonso Laporta and produced by Alonsa Laporta and Gon Alonso.

 

 

The “Seriesmaniac”, 28cm high and 6.5cm wide with a good dose of irony, is the new festival trophy, created by Hartland Villa, and was awarded to each winner.