Jury and awards

Awards

Award for the best serie adapted from a literary work

THE THIEF, HIS WIFE AND THE CANOE

Based on "The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe: The True Story of Anne Darwin and 'Canoe Man' John" by David Leigh and Tony Hutchinson.

Best Acting Award

Monica Dolan in
THE THIEF, HIS WIFE AND THE CANOE

Based on "The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe: The True Story of Anne Darwin and 'Canoe Man' John" by David Leigh and Tony Hutchinson.

Director’s Award

THE AGE OF ANGER

Based on "La edad de la ira" by Nando López.

Audience Award

THE AGE OF ANGER

Based on "La edad de la ira" by Nando López.

Jury

Blandine Bellavoir

French actress and screenwriter, Blandine Bellavoir was attending the CNR of Nantes, then the Conservatories of Ist and XIe districts of Paris, but it’s her encounter with Katia Ogorodnikova and Kirill Valerevich Zakharov in Minsk that will change everything. She worked with several directors including Dimitri Klockenbring with whom she will win the Audience Award and Young Director’s Award for Misanthrope at Théâtre 13. Spotted by Aline Issermann who made her play alongside Claudia Cardinale and Alexandra Lamy, she decided to settle in Paris. Very quickly she appears in series such as Maison Close, Criminal Games – The 70’s and Une affaire française. In cinema, she plays for Florence Quentin, Jean-Luc Godard, or Alexis Michalik, but it is on television that she expresses herself the most. She will soon be starring in Et toi, c’est pour quand ? by Caroline and Éric du Potet, and the new season of Bracelets Rouges.

Soufiane Guerrab

Soufiane Guerrab became known thanks to the serie Les Beaux Mecs with Simon Abkarian in 2011, and in cinema with several films such as Patients or La Vie scolaire (pre-selection at the César Award of the Best Newcomer in 2020) directed by Grand Corps Malade and Mehdi Idir.

In 2021, he got noticed for his performance in De bas étage by Yassine Qnia, lead role for which he was preselected for the César Award of the Best Newcomer, for the second consecutive year.

Soufiane was also starring in series such as Dix pour cent, Engrenages, Braquo or Visions, broadcasted recently on TF1. The public will especially remember his role in Lupin with Omar Sy, on Netflix.

Benoît
Lagane

Journalist and critic 100% series, Benoît Lagane has been defending series for more than 20 years on radio and television. Series chronicler for the program “Télématin” on France 2 since 2018, he presents twice a week news of series.

On the radio, he also tells the story of series on France Inter in “Faim de séries”, every Friday in Mathilde Munos’ 5/7 as well as during 3 seasons, in Xavier Leherpeur’s show “Une Heure en Séries”.

Also on stage, he has been doing since 2018 ” Le Conteur Cathodique ” a very personal one-man show dedicated to the series culture, directed by Marien Tillet and defended by La Compagnie Le Cri de l’Armoire.

Vera
Peltekian

After studying history and obtaining a post-graduate degree in Modern Literature with a specialization in Audiovisual Studies (Paris 1 Sorbonne), Vera starts to work as a reader for STUDIOCANAL and CANAL+’s Documentaries. After working for five years in the Fiction Department of TELE IMAGES production, Vera joined the CANAL+ Group in 2006 to work in the Original Creation division for 16 years, working on the series Les Revenants, Engrenages, Kaboul Kitchen and Les Sauvages.  She is now Head of Original Production at HBO Max France.

Charlotte Sanson

Creator of the series Les 7 vies de Léa, recently broadcasted on Netflix, she also wrote an episode of the series Vampires (Netflix) and collaborated on season 2 of Hippocrate (CANAL+). Also screenwriter for cinema, she co-wrote Comment je suis devenu super-héros by Douglas Attal and collaborated on the writing of Un vrai bonhomme  by Benjamin Parent.

She is also a consultant for many directors and regularly participates in residencies and training courses such as Emergence, La Fémis and Le Groupe Ouest.