Lesson, The (2022): Israeli Drama Wins Top Prize at Canneseries Festival

‘The Lesson’ Wins Best Series at Canneseries Festival

The Lesson star Maya Landsmann won best performance at the 2022 TV festival, with Canadian drama Audrey’s Back earning the runner-up Dior Grand Prize.

The series took the top prize for best series and the best performance award for series star Maya Landsman, who plays the student to Fauda’s Doron Ben-David as teacher Amir.

Federation Entertainment has picked up global sales on the six-part drama.

Audrey Back

Two other series were also recognized. Canada’s dramedy Audrey’s Back, about a woman who wakes up after 18 years in a coma, took the runner-up Dior Grand Award at Canneseries, which runs alongside the MIPTV International TV market.

Beta Film is selling Audrey’s Back worldwide. Best Music honors went to mystery series Souls, a Sky Deutschland drama NBCUniversal Global Distribution is shopping internationally.

Belgium’s Hacked took first prize in the short-form series category.

The Canneseries awards were handed out at gala event in Cannes on Wednesday, which also marketed the closing night of MIPTV.