Series Mania Unveils Project Selections for Co-Pro Pitching Sessions


Series Mania’s European Project and Talent Forum has revealed the 16 projects chosen for the Co-Pro Pitching Sessions.

A five-member jury presided over by Christophe Riandee will determine this year’s best project from the 16 pitches and award the winner a €50,000 ($62,000) grand prize. More than 370 projects from 40 countries were submitted for consideration.

The selected projects are A Long Night in Paris (Keshet International, Israel/France), Atrocity (Fiction Valley, the Netherlands), Black Port, (Vesturport, Iceland, in partnership with Co-Pro Series of Berlinale Drama Series Days), CCLXX (Palomar, Italy/Spain), Crimeshare (Anagram Norway, Norway), District Y (L. Benasuly Productions, Israel), Fixed (Origin Pictures, the U.K.), Immunity (Jumpseat Filmproduktion/Real Film Berlin, Germany), Inheritance (AT-Prod, Belgium), Layla (Vertigo, Finland), Pandemia (Indie Prod, France), Showtime (Everybody on Deck, France), Sixteen (Madman Productions, Australia), The Lobbyists (Jérico TV, France/Belgium), We Got This! (Jarowskij Sverige, Sweden) and With One Eye Open – Max Anger Series (Nice Drama, Sweden).

“Now in its sixth year, the Forum has become known as the ‘springboard for the series of tomorrow’ and we are honored with this moniker,” commented Laurence Herszberg, founder and general director of Series Mania. “The Forum continues to get bigger and better each year and we are expecting over 1,000 international TV series professionals this May. Our informal, yet business focused, friendly environment is the perfect blend for today’s busy executives.”