The Series Mania festival will move to the northern French city of Lille for its next session, April 20-28, 2018. Lille is 58 minutes from Paris by train and is linked to Charles de Gaulle Airport. Based on an initiative from the Hauts-de-France region, with backing of the CNC and public authorities, the festival draws European and international TV industry executives. The Series Mania Co-production Forum, with a €50,000 prize, will be at the heart of an innovative new sidebar: the European Project and Talent Market; more details will be unveiled at MIPCOM 2017.