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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 cannes.com.

When can I book a ticket?

Booking will be available on September 23 and will be accessible for Cannes residents on September 21 and 22.

How many tickets can I book?

You can book up to 4 tickets per screening.

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.

What can I watch online?

On CANNESERIES Online, you will be able to watch the following content:

  • Series from the Competition at the same time as they’re being screened in Cannes, available for 48 hours.
  • Series from the Short Form Competition, available during the entire festival.
  • Exclusive online Rendez-vous with some of the leading figures of series.
  • Other Rendez-vous, filmed in Cannes at the Espace Miramar.
  • What’s Next: a first look into the upcoming French and international series, through interviews of their creators, in partnership with AlloCiné.
How to watch series online?

To watch series online, you must go to the online section of our website, through our homepage and then click on the series you’d like to watch. You will access the series page and then be able to watch it by clicking on “watch”.

You will be redirected to FestivalScope where you will simply have to create an account to book your online free ticket. If you encounter any problem, the whole procedure is explained here:

https://www.festivalscope.com/page/guide-de-visionnage/

https://www.festivalscope.com/page/aide/

How to watch Rendez-vous?

To watch Rendez-vous, you simply have to go on the online section of our website, through our homepage, and then click on the Rendez-vous you’d like to watch. You will access its page and then be able to watch it.

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 get press credentials?

If you want to ask for a journalist accreditation, go to the press section of our website where you will find a link to the online accreditation form.

Don’t forget to check the “press” mention in the category “position”.

Every incomplete or invalid application will be managed by the accreditation office who reserves the right to accept or reject the request.

What is the deadline date to send my application?

Accreditations applications must be sent before October 1st, 2021.

How do I know if my application was sent?

Once you’ve applied, you will get a confirmation on the e-mail address you gave while filling the form.

My accreditation application was rejected. How can I follow the festival?

The festival is free and open to all.

To attend the screenings in the Grand Auditorium Louis Lumière, you can book your ticket on www.canneseries.com

An e-ticket does not guarantee you a seat in the theatre. We recommend you arrive 45 minutes prior to the screening you wish to attend. Doors will open an hour before the beginning of the screening and unoccupied seats will be filled 15 minutes before the beginning of the screening. Access to the screenings of CANNESERIES is forbidden for people under the age of 12.

Access to the screenings at Miramar does not require a booking, and will be subject to availability. If you don’t want to miss anything during this new edition, you can also follow us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter.

How can I collect my accreditation?

If your application is accepted, you will receive in September on your email address, the digital accreditation to print at home. Please note that no accreditation will be printed  at the festival.

What are the privileges of an accreditation?

The accreditation is individual, nominative and not transferable. It gives you access to the Festivalscope platform allowing you to watch series of the festival for free.

Be careful: accreditations given by the press office do not give access to the screenings.

The accreditation also gives you access to public spaces of the MIPCOM and MIPJUNIOR. It is compulsory to wear it when you move inside the Palais des Festivals.

How to access the screenings?

Access to the screenings at the Grand Auditorium Louis Lumière is possible upon presentation of an individual e-accreditation. Holding an e-accreditation does not guarantee you a seat in the theatre. We recommend you arrive 45 minutes prior to the screening you wish to attend. Doors will open an hour before the beginning of the screening and unoccupied seats will be filled 15 minutes before the beginning of the screening. Access to the screenings of CANNESERIES is forbidden for people under the age of 12.

Access to the screenings at Miramar does not require a booking, and will be subject to availability.

You want to receive all the information about the press office?

If your accreditation application has been accepted, you will automatically receive on your email address the newsletters and other future communications of the press office.

How ca I ask for an interview?

For all interview requests, please contact the festival’s press office by sending an email to ca@canneseries.com

Where can I retrice press material?

To retrieve press material available for the press, please go directly on the Press section of our website. You will find information and be able to download free access material about the festival and series.

How to cover CANNESERIES remotely?

Covering CANNESERIES remotely is possible! Digital means are available so you can do interviews online. Send all your interview requests by email to ca@canneseries.com

I am a photographer, how can I get an acceditation?

If you want to ask for a photographer accreditation, you can go the press section of our website where a link to the online accreditation form is available.

Don’t forget to check the "photographer" mention in the category "position".

The press office will get back to you to give you the photocalls schedule as well as the procedure to follow in order to receive your specific credentials for photocalls during the day.

Every incomplete or invalid application will be managed by the accreditation office who reserves the right to accept or reject the request.

WARNING: access to the photocall of the Pink Carpet is restricted and requires a specific request to be done by email to the following address : presse@canneseries.com

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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