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March 18 to 25, 2022

Québec at Series Mania Forum


Under the SODEC Québec Creates banner, nearly sixty Québec-based television industry professionals will be part of the Series Mania Forum in Lille, France, between March 22 and 24.


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Coming Next from Québec

March 23, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. – Salle Van Gogh, Lille Grand Palais

Organized by SODEC in collaboration with CBC & Radio-Canada Distribution, Quebecor Content and Bell Media, Coming Next From Québec invites you to discover six original series ready to be launched on the international market.


Sales contact :
Suzane Landry
Vice President, Content Development, Programming and News

A Criminal Affair (Une affaire criminelle)

Produced by Productions Sovimage

No return (Aller simple)

Produced by Sphere Media


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Sales contact :

Mia Desroches

Director, Content distribution partnership


Produced by Avenue productions


Dear Flora (Pour toi Flora)

Produced by Nish Media

Sales contact :
Sylvie Langlois

Director, Acquisitions – Format – Entertainment & Youth Content

Dark Lake (Lac-Noir)

Produced by Pixcom

Motel Paradis

Produced by Zone3

Two Québec series to compete officially at Series Mania Festival



Welcome to Soulshine (Je ne suis pas un robot)
Produced by Écho Média

Category: Short Forms Competition
International Premiere

Number of episodes: 6 episodes of 6 to 12 minutes
Creation: Sandrine Viger-Beaulieu, Charles-Alex Durand
Script: Sandrine Viger-Beaulieu, Charles-Alex Durand
Direction: Mélanie Charbonneau
Music: Antoine Rochette
Sales contact: Sarah Châtelain, producer |

Synopsis: Dark comedy with a psychological thriller undertone. Marie-Chantal is a content moderator for social media giants at Soulshine Corp. Unable to continue to passively sort through the horrors that pop up on her screen, she develops an obsession for a mysterious kitten killer···




Last Summers of the Raspberries (Le temps des framboises)
Produced by Trio orange

Category:  International Panorama
National Premiere

Number of episodes: 10
Creation: Philippe Falardeau, Florence Longpré
Script: Suzie Bouchard, Florence Longpré
Direction: Philippe Falardeau
Music: Martin Léon
Sales contact: Roselyne Brouillet, Director, International Distribution & Business Development |

Synopsis : Elizabeth may have been in the mood for change for some time, but a stroke of ill fate was not really what she had in mind. When her husband dies unexpectedly, she finds herself left not only with a distraught group of in-laws and two teenage sons who seem to have lost their way, but also with a farm, replete with seasonal workers from Latin America. Up to this point, the farm has been of little interest to her, but now she has no choice but to face these new challenges.

Other Québec series at Series Mania

Two Québec series in the Forum Exclusives section


Four Québec series in the festival’s video library


Two episodes per series may be viewed by registered participants. 


SODEC_Lab and business network development in Europe

In collaboration with the Québec government office in Paris (Délégation générale du Québec à Paris), SODEC will take advantage of Series Mania to put together SODEC_Lab to support Québec-based producers in developing their business network in Europe, especially in France. Selected producers will receive customized coaching that will conclude with a Series Mania Forum, where business meetings will take place.

The producers below will take part in this activity:


Richard Jean-Baptiste
ArtJB Productions

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Viviane Rheault

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Hugo d’Astous
Duo Productions

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Vicky Bounadère
Passez Go

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Mélissa Tétu
Trio Orange

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Patrick Bilodeau
UGO Média

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Mélanie Ratté

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The Québec Creates pavilion is a SODEC initiative in partnership with

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and the support of

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