Séries Mania 2024 delivers its prize list and announces record attendance

Séries Mania 2024 delivers its prize list and announces record attendance

Almost 100,000 festival-goers during the week, to discover a host of new series including Rematch and Machine, the two big winners of this 14th edition.

After eight days of serial festivities in Haut-de-France, the 14th edition of Mania Series bowed out this Friday evening. During the closing evening, the jury chaired by the American director Zal Batmanglij acclaimed Rematch. The Franco-Hungarian series, co-produced by Arte, won the Grand Prix in the international competition.

Arte even does a double blow, since Machinewritten by Thomas Bidegain, won the prize for Best Series in the French Competition.

On the casting side, Annette Bening (For Apples Never Fall) And Kamel El Basha (For House of Gods) are honored in the international section, while Tiphaine Daviot (Murder Club) And Jeremy Gillet (A Dangerous Friendship) are the rewarded French actors.

In the rest of the prize list, the prize for Best Screenplay goes to the German Thomas Wendrich For Herrhausenwhile Julie Roué (The world does not exist) won the prize for Best Music.

The International Panorama section, chaired by the American writer Douglas Kennedycrowned the Norwegian series Dates in Real Life.

Videoland (Australia) is crowned Best Comedy while Those who blush (France, Switzerland) wins the prize for Best Short Format… for Arte.

The winning series are available until Sunday, 11:59 p.m. on the festival platform, free and open to all: seriesmaniaplus.com!

In the end, the big winner of this 2024 edition is the festival itself. Because Mania Series has never been so popular. This 14th edition broke attendance records, with almost 100,000 spectators (98,000 exactly) coming to attend the various sessions and meetings, a 15% increase compared to last year!

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