Series Mania Digital Was a Success Though Key Titles Were Held Back

Published on Apr 08, 2020

Series Mania Digital Was a Success Though Key Titles Were Held Back

The first international festival to have taken the virtual route amid the coronavirus crisis, Series Mania’s digital edition has been hailed as a success by organizers with 1,500 participants registered from 40 countries and the equivalent of 106 days of screenings. However, challenges securing some key titles for the platform point to enduring challenges for online fests in the months ahead.

All but one show in the French competition lineup and half of the international competition roster were not made available on the festival’s platform, which was accessible to industry professionals and journalists from March 25 to April 7.

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Author: Elsa Keslassy