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Spain’s Perfect Life Wins Top Honor at Canneseries


The second edition of Canneseries held its official awards ceremony on Wednesday (April 10) to recognize the winners from the ten series and ten short-form series in competition.

Up against competition from Belgium, Germany, Israel, Japan, Norway, Russia and the U.K., Perfect Life (Déjate Llevar), the Spanish drama series created by Leticia Dolera, was crowned the best series at the ceremony. Best short-form series honors went to the Australian project Over and Out from Adele Vuko and Christiaan Van Vuuren.

Perfect Life also took home the special performance prize for Dolera, as well as Celia Freijeiro and Aixa Villagrán, who star in the series alongside her. Rounding out the series award winners were Bert Van Dael and Sanne Nuyens for best screenplay for The Twelve (De Twaalf) from Belgium, and Christoph M. Kaiser and Julian Maas for best music for German production Bauhaus: A New Era (Die neue Zeit).

Showrunner Baran bo Odar (Dark) served as the president of the official competition series jury, which also included actors Miriam Leone (Non uccidere) and Emma Mackey (Sex Education), composer Rob Winnick and Katheryn Winnick, an actor and director best known for Vikings.

About Chelsea Regan

Chelsea Regan is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at


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