French tv pageant Sequence Mania has pushed again its 2021 occasion from mid-March to late Might-early June amid considerations the continuing coronavirus pandemic will limit public occasions and international journey.
Sequence Mania 2021, initially scheduled for March 19-27, will now be held in Lille, France from Might 28 to June 5. The occasion’s business part, the Sequence Mania Discussion board, will run June 1-3, with the Lille Dialogues, discussions between political decision-makers and main business executives, to be held on June 1.
Sequence Mania has additionally pushed again the deadline for submission of recent tasks, from January 6 to March 5, 2021.
Alongside the bodily occasion in Lille, the pageant can even host screenings and digital occasions on its Sequence Mania Digital platform, which launched earlier this yr, amid the primary wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Information of doubtless efficient vaccines in opposition to COVID-19 has raised hope that main media and leisure business occasions may resume subsequent yr however organizers are nonetheless cautious.
The Sundance Film Festival this week unveiled a trailer for the 2021 occasion that pitched a hybrid model of the favored fest —”each on-line and in the actual world throughout the US and past”—and Berlin has indicated it might maintain a slimmed-down model of the 2021 Berlinale, deliberate for Feb. 11-Feb. 21.