The 2022 Canneseries television festival unveiled the competition jury for this year’s festival, to be headed by jury president Fanny Herrero, showrunner on French cross-over hit Call My Agent!
Joining Herrero to judge the competition line up of Canneseries 2022 will be four actors and one composer, namely Call My Agent! actress Anne Marivin; the Icelandic star Olafur Darri Olafsson (Trapped, True Detective), Sex Education‘s Sami Outalbali; Dennis O’Hare, whose acting credits include The Nevers and American Horror Story; and
composer Daniel Pemberton, an Oscar nominee for The Trial of the Chicago 7.
The six-person jury will judge the ten series picked for this year’s competition, which runs April 1-6 in Cannes, alongside the international television market MIPTV (April 4-6). The 2022 Canneseries line-up includes small-screen dramas such as The Lesson from Israel; Belgian crime drama 1985 from VRT, RTBF and Canal+; German/Swedish psychological drama Souls from Sky Atlantic; and the Danish mini-series The Dreamer — Becoming Karen Blixen, starring Wonder Woman actress Connie Nielsen as Blixen, the famed Danish writer of Out of Africa.
Canneseries will also feature a number of out-of-competition special screenings, including of the big-budget Paramount+ video game adaptation Halo, starring Pablo Schreiber and Natascha McElhone, and of the Canal+ French miniseries Infiniti starring Céline Sallette, Daniyar Alshinov and Vlad Ivanov.