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CANNESERIES Festival

Who are we?

CANNESERIES, an entirely free and open to all festival, has been one of the major events dedicated to television series and those behind them for 4 years! CANNESERIES is a 6-days festival taking place in Cannes and online with exclusive content. Learn more.

How to access previous editions archives?

Watch content from previous seasons on our Archives page.

How to contact us?

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to write us at contact@canneseries.com.

Program

What can I see at CANNESERIES?

Series selected in Competition and Out of Competition, and screened on the big screen, but you will also have the opportunity to meet those who make them during the Rendez-vous.

When will the program be available?

Our scheduled program will be available starting September 2021. Stay Tuned.

Where can I find the official program?

The program will be available on canneseries.com and distributed in Cannes.
The screenings schedule can be subjected to changes that will then be announced on the official website and on posters at every theatres’ entrances.

Ticketing

Is a screening ticket really free?

It can’t be stressed often enough; the festival is entirely free.

How can I book a ticket?

You can book a ticket for free through our online ticketing, on the festival’s website. Tickets cannot be bought in person in Cannes anymore.

I am a resident of Cannes; how can I book a ticket?

Cannes residents have a privileged and early access to box office reservations 2 days before the official opening, using a promotional code that will be found in the September issue of CANNES SOLEIL magazine.

When can I book a ticket?

You’ll be able to book a ticket as soon as reservations are open and up until 1 hour before each screening.

How many tickets can I book?

You can book up to 4 tickets.

Will booking a ticket guarantee me a seat in the theatre?

Booking a ticket online does not guarantee you a seat in the actual theatre. Seating will be open to all but subject to seats availability.

How to cancel a reservation?

You can simply send an e-mail to billetterie@canneseries.com and mention the number of the ticket concerned by your cancellation.

Can I give my ticket to someone else?

Yes, you can give your ticket to someone else.

I didn't receive my e-ticket , what shoud I do?

Just send an e-mail to billetterie@canneseries.com to notify the staff.

Series screenings in Cannes

Where do series screenings take place in Cannes?

Series from the Official Competition are screened in the Grand Auditorium Louis Lumière of the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès of Cannes – 1, boulevard de la Croisette – 06400 Cannes.

Who can attend the screenings?

Screenings are open to all.

How to attend the screenings?

You will have to show your reserved free e-ticket to a ticket inspector at the entrance of the theatre. We recommend you get to the venue 45 minutes prior to the screening you want to attend. Doors will open an hour before the beginning of the screening and free seats won’t be reserved anymore 15 minutes prior to the screening.

Which langage are the series screened in?

Series are screened in their original versions, subtitled in French and, if needed, in English.

What is the dresscode?

Smart dress required.

Are there safety measures ?

You must show your ticket to the ticket inspector at the entrance. 

Are the screenings in Cannes accessible for disabled people?

Yes, the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès of Cannes has a special access reserved to disabled people.

Rendez-vous in Cannes

Where do the CANNESERIES Rendez-vous take place?

The Rendez-vous take place at the Espace Miramar – 35, Rue Pasteur – 06400 Cannes.

Who can attend the Rendez-vous?

The Rendez-vous are open to all.

How to attend the Rendez-vous?

Access is free and open, but subject to seats availability.
We recommend you get to the venue 45 minutes prior to the event you want to attend.

What is the dresscode?

Smart dress required.

Are there safety measures?

 

Are the Rendez-vous in Cannes accessible to disabled people?

Yes, the Espace Miramar has a special access reserved to disabled people.

Online content

When will content be available online?

You will be able to discover and watch exclusive content starting October 8, 2021, opening date of the festival.

Organize your stay in Cannes

How can I get to Cannes?

By plane: the Nice Côte d’Azur airport is 27 km away from the city of Cannes and is accessible by car in less than 30 minutes.
By car: Cannes is connected to major European cities. Thanks to the A8 highway “La Provençale”, you can get to Cannes (exit n°42 Cannes/La Bocca or Mougins/Cannes) from Aix-en-Provence to its West or get to Italy from Cannes to its East.
By train: all types of trains serve the city of Cannes (TGV, TER, Corail, Express) and connect it to all regions of France and major European cities. Regional train network ZOU! also serves the city of Cannes.

Where can I find an hotel in Cannes?

In Cannes, you can find all categories of hotels and housing. Everyone will be able to find what they want! Cannes Tourism Office

Where to eat in Cannes?

If you either want to discover new flavours in the best gourmet restaurants or find small and authentic places, the city will have what you want, for the pleasure and budget of all! Cannes Restaurants

 

COVID-19 Preventive health measures

What are the health measures festivalgoers must follow?

Press

How to access the press area?

Access to the press area is open and free on our website via the Press tab.

Call for submissions

How can I submit a series?

Projects must be submitted via an online registration form on Festiciné.

When can I submit a series?

Call for submissions will open on May 31st, 2021. You will then be able to register your project until July 31st, 2021.

What are the selection criteria?

Long Form Entry Criteria

  • New series or mini-series
    Minimum 5 episodes
    At least 20 min-long episodes

  • Series fully commissioned
    Currently in production or produced in 2020/2021
    No pilots

  • Series that haven't been released at the time of the competition
    A recent release in the territory of origin is accepted except for France, the US and the UK

  • Series of all genres
    Except kids' series

Short Form Entry Criteria

  • New series or mini-series
    Minimum 5 episodes
    Maximum 20 min-long episodes

  • Series fully commissioned
    Currently in production or produced in 2020/2021
    No pilots

  • Series that haven't been released at the time of the competition
    A recent release in the territory of origin is accepted except for France, the US and the UK

  • Series of all genres
    Except kids' series

 

Who selects the series?

Projects are selected by a Selection Committee of professionals from the industry.

Miscellanous

Is there a cloarkroom/ Lost and found?

No, health measures currently implemented does not allow it.

Can I bring food and beverages to the screenings?

All food and beverages are prohibited inside our venues.

Is it possible to take pictures during series screenings or Rendez-vous?

It is prohibited to take any pictures during series screenings but pictures are allowed during Rendez-vous.

Are animals allowed in the festival venues?

Animals are not allowed in any of the festival’s venues.

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