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Our partners

Discover the different stakeholders who are involved in and support the project.



The Canal+ Group is a leader in the publishing and distribution of premium content and theme channels. In France, the group is also a key player in free television, with three national channels and its advertising sales company. Internationally, the Canal+ Group is experiencing strong growth with a broad presence in Europe, French- and English-speaking Africa, and Asia. It has more than 22 million subscribers in 40 countries, including more than 8.5 million in metropolitan France.


With the International Film Festival, the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, MIPTV, MIPCOM, MIDEM and CANNESERIES, the city of Cannes brings entertainment industry leaders together in an exceptional setting with state of the art infrastructure. With its CANNES ON AIR program, the City Council is developing the audiovisual sector with the aim of making the city a production hub for every aspect of content creation. It is within this framework that the Cannes City Council and its partners have created distinguished training courses dedicated to screenwriting, such as Talent Unlimited.


In 2020, Université Nice – Sophia Antipolis became Université Côte-d’Azur; a consortium of  17 independent and partners schools, and one of France’s  leading research-intensive universities. 

Université Côte d'Azur

The Fondation Université Côte d’Azur was initiated in 2017 by Université Côte d’Azur as part of the IDEX (Initiative d’Excellence) program. Supported by its founding members, institutions and companies, the Fondation UCA is a strategic arm for raising funds to finance innovative projects that are a benefit to the region, such as the Talent Unlimited writing residencies.




Studiocanal is the European leader in the production, rights acquisition, distribution and international sales of films and TV series. It has one of the largest catalogs in the world, with over 7,000 titles from more than 60 countries. Studiocanal also develops and distributes international television series through its network of European production companies (including, but not limited to Tandem Productions, RED Production Company, Bambú Producciones, Studiocanal Original.)

Created in 2018 and chaired by former French Minister if Culture and Communications, Fleur Pellerin, the CANNESERIES festival aims to promote and represent and be the reference for the best series from around the world. Its aim is to  showcase the preeminent talents pf today, as well as discover the talents of tomorrow in the contecxt of a not-to-be-missed , international competition for series of all genres, all formats and for all audiences.


In charge of financing the creators of today and tomorrow, and regulating the film and audiovisual markets, its mission is also to acknowledge the memory and legacy of the past. With its deep roots in cinema, the Center is now active in all aspects and platforms of the moving image, from audiovisual works to interactive digital universes.