UCA Canneseries Institute

From March 27th to May 1st, 2020

UCA Canneseries Institute

The CanneSéries Institute is a writing residency dedicated to young writers of series that offers them the exceptional opportunity to live in Cannes for 6 weeks an immersive, unique and exciting European writing experience.

Since its creation, the CanneSéries Institute's Annual Selection has made it possible to support eight young talents each year. The selected scriptwriters are supervised by very high-level mentors from Serial Eyes DDFB, the Université Côte d'Azur and the Canal Group's creative teams. They write their scenario on the annual theme proposed by Canal+ and Vivendi, partners in the program.


The 2020 selection is open!

Call for applications from 13 September to 28 October 2019

We invite you to write on the theme: (see application form below)


"FEMALE - MALE. Imagine a series in the genre you prefer in a maximum format of 15 minutes per episode."

"FEMALE - MALE. Imagine a series in your favorite genre in a format 15 min max per episode ".



Who is this residence for?

This English-language residency is intended for emerging writers and directors of series from the network of partner European schools: Serial Eyes (Germany), London Film School (Great Britain), CEEA (France), Scuola Holden (Italy), Lodz Film School (Poland) and Midpoint (Czech Republic). However, other applications are eligible (please refer to the admission requirements below)


Information about the candidate
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Please provide the information requested below about your background and about your motivation for participating in the program.  
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Requested documents

Please note that, in this application, the synopsis or concept submitted will not necessarily be the one that you will work on during the program.

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