France Chooses Lille as Home for Cannes-Style TV Festival

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France Chooses Lille as Home for Cannes-Style TV Festival


France pushes on with state-backed TV festival which could take place in April.

France has chosen Lille as the host city for a state-backed Cannes Film Festival-style event dedicated to television series.

The northern France city was among five locations to bid for the event in November alongside Paris, Cannes, Bordeaux and Nice.

The choice was made in consultation with a number of film and TV professional bodies and broadcasters overseen by the National Cinema Centre (CNC).

"The location unanimously agreed on by the professionals is Lille," said the body in a report detailing the decision.

The CNC said the aim was to launch the festival as early as 2018.

"France needs to position itself quickly with regards to such an event because international competitors are establishing themselves elsewhere," said the CNC report.

"The festivals of Berlin and Toronto are trying to position themselves [in the drama domain], without real success until now, while lighter events like C21 in London and LA Screenings are also gaining in importance."

The decision is likely to put a cat among the pigeons in France's already complex film and TV festival and market eco-system.

The Lille and Paris bids were supported by two different existing TV events: the four-year-old Séries Series, which has taken place in Fontainebleau in June, and the Paris-based Séries Mania.

Created by state-backed Paris-based audiovisual hub Le Forum des Images and taking place in April, the latter event has become increasingly important for TV drama professionals from across Europe.

The CNC said that while the decision to choose Lille had been unanimous the general consensus was that the team behind Séries Mania should be involved in the new festival. …

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