Series Mania Announces "Call for Series" and "Call for Projects" for 2023 edition

Series Mania Announces
Laurence Herszberg, founder and general director of Series Mania,  announced the “Call for Series” for the Series Mania Festival (March 17-24, 2023) and the “Call for Projects” for the industry arm of the Festival, the Series Mania Forum (March 21-23, 2023). The deadline for submission of "Call for Series" for the Festival is January 6, 2023, while the deadline for the "Call for Projects" for the Forum is December 16, 2022.

“ Our 2022 edition- sHerszberg said - brought together more than 70,000 participants for the Festival and 3,300 accredited professionals on-site from 64 countries for the Forum,” commented Herszberg.

On the Festival side, more than 60 series will be selected to be part of the Series Mania program. At the end of the eight-day Festival, 14 prizes will be awarded by the various juries during the closing ceremony. The Series Mania international competition has seen the launch of prestigious series, such as Billy the Kid (Epix), The Baby (HBO / SKY), We Own This City (HBO), Kamikaze (HBO Max), Unorthodox (Netflix), The Virtues (Channel 4), The Rain (Netflix), The Split (BBC1), I Love Dick (Prime Video), I'm Dying Up Here (Showtime), Ride upon the Storm (DR). To submit online, please go to

On the Forum side, producers can submit their projects for the annual Co-Pro Pitching Sessions, the founding premise and most anticipated event of the Series Mania Forum. From these submissions, 15 projects will be selected to participate and to be pitched in front of decision-makers of the TV industry. The best project will be awarded a 50,000€ prize, as determined by a professional jury of leading industry executives. The Forum has been the launchpad for the release of such series as No Man’s Land (France), Banking District (Switzerland), Eden (France), Keeping Faith (Great Britain), Manor House (Czech Republic), Stella Blomkvist (Iceland), Tabula Rasa (Belgium), Trepalium (France), Warrior (Denmark), Devils (Italy), The Head (Spain), Ever After (Italy), The Last Socialist Artefact (Slovenia, Finland), We Got This (Sweden), Des Gens Bien (Belgium), The Dreamers (Israel), Off Season (Switzerland) and Blackport (Iceland). To submit online, please go to