The Avant Première Catalogue is the official film directory for 500 films presented at the Avant Première Screenings and an essential resource for TV programme editors, broadcasters, distributors and producers worldwide. You can now overview all films presented by all 69 international companies. Full production details will be available in the printed catalogue on-site.
With the Avant Première Special Screenings major film productions invite to full length evening screenings of current highlights in performing arts films.
Highlighting the performing arts: Market Screenings present full length films during the day in specific on-site presentation rooms.
One-on-one Expert Sessions
Get in touch with decision makers! In the One-on-one Expert Sessions specialists in film production, distribution, broadcasting and the utilisation of film and music production stand as advisors for established companies and aspiring talents in film and music making.
Avant Première Talk by Global Rockstar
Global Rockstar is an online music platform that offers innovative models to monetize music content through a direct connection between artist and fan.
For 99 EUR to Berlin and back
With the Congress Railway Ticket Avant Première participants travel from anywhere in Germany to Berlin and back for 99 EUR or 159 EUR.
New in the IMZ: 3 minutes West
An independent production company established in Amsterdam in 2007. Founded by former ballet dancers Jeff Tudor and Adrienne Liron, the company specialises in bringing exceptional dance productions to the screen for worldwide cinema, TV and home video release.
New in the IMZ: nRapt
A revolutionary streaming platform for the performing arts. Launching in 2016, nRapt will transform how audiences discover, experience, and engage with performing arts content.
New in the IMZ: Reef Television
An award-winning television production company with an international reputation for delivering high-quality programmes. Based in London, Reef has a distinguished track record producing innovative content for broadcasters in both peak and daytime slots and has made many hundreds of hours of factual programmes for networks including the BBC, Channel 4, Discovery, ITV, Channel 5, UKTV, and Scripps.
Filming For Portrait Of Refugee Syrian Musician Completed
Surrounded by ruins in the death camp of Yarmouk in Syria’s capital Damascus, Ayham Ahmad sings accompanied by an out-of-tune piano about migration, hunger, and death – until the ISIS destroys his instrument and he is forced to flee. His goal: Germany.
Arrigo Boito: Mefistofele – Bayerische Staatsoper München
Making his debut at the Bayerische Staatsoper with Munich’s first ever staging of Boito’s masterpiece, director Roland Schwab (a protégé of the legendary Ruth Berghaus) plays devil’s advocate by setting the opera in what looks like a garbage-strewn nightclub that then transforms into a geriatric hospital ward, by way of a drunken detour to Munich’s own Oktoberfest.
Joan Baez – Live In New York
In a career spanning nearly six decades, legendary folk singer Joan Baez has been a pioneering figure in both music and social justice.
53rd ITF Golden Prague 2016
And here they are, the news and novelties that will make the prestigious television festival an even more exciting experience this year:
Avant Première 2016: EuroArts Special Screenings
It always seems so far away still, and then you blink twice and it has arrived: The IMZ’s annual Avant Première. This year, EuroArts will present not one, but two Special Screenings – and with a Special Guest, no less...
Gala from Berlin 2015
What better way to bid the old year farewell than with the Berliner Philharmoniker’s traditional New Year’s Eve Concert? This year, the orchestra invited one of the most accomplished and dedicated violinists of her time: Anne-Sophie Mutter.
New EuroArts Releases: February 2016
In February, we’ve got it all: Dance, concert, documentary, Tchaikovsky, Dvorák, Piazzolla, Berlin Prague…Oh, and also: Did you ever attend a personal concert introduction with Jirí Belohlávek? No? Well...
The Darbar Festival On London’s Southbank
The Darbar Festival is an Indian Classical Music festival created in 2006 in the memory of Bhai Gurmit Singh Ji Virdee, an inspirational teacher of the tabla. At this festival you can enjoy Hindustani (North India), Carnatic (South India) and Dhrupad (India’s oldest yet timeless tradition).
Martinu Symphony Cycle
For the first time in music history the complete Martinu Symphony Cycle will be captured for the screen and is to be produced over the course of several years.
Toshio Hosokawa: Stilles Meer
Under the baton of Kent Nagano the Philharmoniker Hamburg perform the world premiere of the eagerly awaited opera Stilles Meer by Japanese composer Toshio Hosokawa, starring superb singers as the world famous countertenor Bejun Mehta.
Numeridanse.tv is a free online dance video library, which brings together thousands of hours of videos, the collections of national and international artists, teaching aids and thousands of written resources to promote an understanding of dance and its history.