Season 8
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HOW TO FEST - Prepare your Festival

April 2, 2024

Would you like to participate in the festivities? Nothing could be easier, you just have to follow these few key steps:

1. access the festival

There are two ways to access the festival:

On site by going to Cannes, in the city's flagship venues which are The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès and the Espace Miramar.


2. Do your programming

To access all the screenings and events available during the festival, go to the PROGRAM section of the FESTIVAL tab located at the top of the home page. Then consult the Schedule and the Ticket Office on the hompage and the left sidebar to plan your days.


3. watch the series

To see the Competition and Out of Competition series, simply reserve your free seat via the online Ticket Office and then head for the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès. To see the Short Series Competition screened at Espace Miramar on Tuesday, April 9, no ticket is required, as access is free subject to availability. The Documentary Series Competition will also be screened at Espace Miramar on Monday April 8 and Tuesday April 9. 

The series are screened in their original versions, subtitled where necessary in French and English.


4. Attend the Rendez-vous

To take part in the Rendez-Vous, simply go to the Espace Miramar at the set times without reservation, entries are free within the limits of available places.


5. FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES At the Gare Maritime

This year, the Gare Maritime will be fully open to the public, and just like the rest of CANNESERIES, it’s free!

There, you’ll find signing sessions, dubbing workshops, meetings with the talents and you’ll be able to sit on the most famous couch in the world! Signing sessions and dubbing workshops must be booked for free on CANNESERIES.COM. Other activities have a free access. The Gare Maritime will be open to the public from Friday, April 5th to Tuesday, April 9th from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
To discover what we have planned for you, go to the “Gare Maritime” tab on our website.



This year, you’ll be able to find part of the CANNESERIES program out of the usual Festival’s venues. For instance,  in places like the Campus Georges Méliès where will be held a Conversation with Ovidie on Wednesday, April 10th at 3 p.m. (214 Av. Francis Tonner, 06150 Cannes, Amphitheater 66). To attend the conversation, you will need to make a reservation by sending an email to

Let’s also meet at the Cannes FNAC store on Saturday, April 6th at 4 p.m. for a parade and a photocall with Maestro, classic character from Once Upon a Time... the Objects. The access is completely free.


7. Enjoy it to the fullest!

For this last step, only you have the secret... because each one of us enjoys CANNESERIES in his or her own way!

Now you know how to live the CANNESERIES experience to the fullest!