LILLE & PARIS, FRANCE – The founder and general director of Series Mania, Ms. Laurence Herszberg announced that Christophe Riandee, Vice CEO of Gaumont, the first and oldest film company in the world, is appointed Jury President for this year’s European Project and Talent Forum, the industry arm of the Series Mania Festival that takes place from 2 to 4 May.


Riandee will choose four other top executives from the scripted industry to join him in this prestigious jury who will judge 16 television series in development and award a 50,000€ grand prize to the best project during the Forum. In addition, it was announced that registration for the European Project and Talent Forum is now open at series mania’s official website.