Four Quebec series will shine at the next MIPCOM in France, where about forty local companies will be from October 16 to 19. About Antoine, The crack, the family explodes, Insecure And Devil’s Lot: Conquest of the Sea Competing for international differences in the mainstream television market.
About Antoine (Comediha!), a series available at Club Illico, which won the prize for Best Foreign French-Language Fiction at the La Rochelle Fiction Festival, was nominated at MIPCOM as part of the Diversify TV Awards in the Representation of People with Disabilities – Scripted category.
After receiving the Gémeaux for Best Animated Program or Series last month, The crack, the family explodes (Productions Squeeze), presented every Saturday and Sunday on Télé-Québec and available on the public broadcaster’s portal, was nominated in the Best Animated Kids Program category of the Content Innovation Awards.
Yet at the Content Innovation Awards, we see Insecure (Pixcom), the fiction aired weekdays on TVA, winning the Gémeaux for best daily drama series in September. Insecure Finalist in the Best New Script Series Non-English Language category.
As for reality TV Devil’s Lot: Conquest of the Sea (Zone3), aired on Historia and Series+, it was nominated for the International Design Awards in the Best Competitive Reality Format category.
80 Quebec experts in Cannes
In total, 80 professionals from the Quebec television industry will make the trip to Cannes. They will be brought together under the Cultural Enterprise Development Corporation (SODEC) under the Creative Quebec initiative.
Several producers will participate in the international theatrical co-production breakfast, including Nicola Merola, president of Pixcom, Josette Normandeau, president and producer of Ideacom International, and Michel Brupass, founder and CEO of Muse Entertainment.
War money in these difficult times, especially for Quebec television, SODEC will create links between Quebec producers specializing in children’s TV and international buyers during MIPJUNIOR. These foreign buyers are HOP (Israel), SVT (Sweden), Paramount (Europe, Middle East, Africa), Pop Channels (UK), HR (Germany) and Bain (Middle East and North Africa).
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