Uma Thurman, Freddie Highmore, Charlie Brooker Set for Series Mania
'Sharp Objects' producer Marti Noxon will also give a master class, while Julianna Margulies will serve on the jury.
Uma Thurman is set to give a master class at Series Mania. She'll be among the luminaries in Lille, France, for the international TV conference this year and celebrating the world premiere of her new Netflix drama Chambers.
The master-class program will include Black Mirror producers Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones along with The Good Doctor star Freddie Highmore and Black Earth Rising producer Hugo Blick.
Sharp Objects producer Marti Noxon will also give a master class, as well as serve as head of the official selection jury.
The Good Wife star Julianna Margulies and Hippocrate director Thomas Lilti will serve alongside Noxon, and they will be joined by French actress Audrey Fleurot and writer-director Delphine de Vigan to judge the international competition.
Noxon's jury will oversee the official competition selection, which includes Thurman's supernatural Chambers, as well as BAFTA nominee Stephen Butchard's Baghdad Central, The Smoke creator Lucy Kirkwood's Chimerica, Shane Meadow's exploration of love and sin The Virtues and Sarah Lambert's gothic religious tale Lambs of God, starring Emmy winner Ann Dowd.
Norwegian broadcaster NRK's Twin from Kristoffer Metcalfe and French Netflix drama Anne Berest's Mytho will also compete in the international category.
French and German co-production Eden, from Edward Berger, Nele Mueller Stofen and Marianne Wendt; Israeli drama Just for Today from Nir Bergman and Ram Nehari; and Russian drama Identification from Valery Fedorovich and Evgeny Nikishov will round out the official selection.
In the French competition, Netflix's Osmosis is set for its world premiere, alongside titles The Last Wave, Super Jimmy, Family Shake, Soupcons, and Une Ile and rounding out the competition. Bureau of Legends creator Eric Rochant and actor Yves Renier will also join the fest in northern France as special guests.
This year's Series Mania will take place March 22-30.