Paris, France– Laurence Herszberg, General Director of Forum des Images and founder of Series Mania, announced that the Series Mania Festival has unveiled a brand new competition for world and international premieres at this year’s edition. Seven-time Emmy winner, David Chase has also been selected to serve as president of this year’s jury.

Series Mania programmers will select eight recently finished TV series from eight different territories around the globe. An international jury made up of five renowned names involved in series, cinema, and culture will judge these TV series and present the winner with the Best Series Award.