INDUSTRY NEWS
October 2017

The monthly update on business news for professionals in the performing arts and audiovisual industries:
posting new productions, industry previews, calls, deadlines or job ads while connecting coproduction partners, vendors and buyers. Brought to you by the IMZ International Music + Media Centre, the international business network supporting performing arts through audiovisual media.


AVANT PREMIÈRE MUSIC + MEDIA MARKET BERLIN

Benefit from attractive Early Bird Rates until 31 October 2017!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin is the international trade fair for music and dance films and the B2B event for the cultural film industry. Join us from 17-21 February 2018 in the Hotel Scandic Potsdamer Platz Berlin!

SUBMIT YOUR FILMS FOR AVANT PREMIÈRE SCREENINGS until 31 October 2017!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Do you want to present your performing arts films to an international crowd of buyers, producers, distributors, broadcasters and potential partners? Submit your films until 31 October 2017!

LOOKING FOR COPRODUCTION

Ballet Royal de la Nuit - 11+12 November 2017

CLC Productions

The recreation of the young Louis XIV Sun King’s Grand Divertissement created in 1653, interpreted by l'Ensemble Correspondance led by Sébastien Daucé.

Frédégonde - unreleased Opera of Saint-Saëns

Paramax Films

Frédégonde is an 1895 drame lyrique by Camille Saint-Saëns to a libretto by Louis Gallet. The Opera will be played in Ho Chi Minh on 21 October 2017.

PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

BEETHOVEN’S 9th SYMPHONY AT THE BEBELPLATZ BERLIN

Unitel

Daniel Barenboim conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin and soloists Diana Damrau, Okka von der Damerau, Burkhard Fritz and René Pape.

DOCUMENTARY “SHORT RIDES WITH JOHN ADAMS”

Unitel

Documentary by Daniel Finkernagel & Magdalena Zięba-Schwind about American composer John Adams as Artist in Residence with the Berliner Philharmoniker.

HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA 2017 – FAIRY TALES

Unitel

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Hollywood in Vienna invites you into the realm of the fantastic and enchanted

MARTINŮ-CYCLE TO BE CONTINUED WITH JAKUB HRŮŠA

Unitel

Following the footsteps of his mentor Jiří Bělohlávek, Jakub Hrůša finalizes the Martinů-Cycle with the Czech Philharmonic

Golden Prague 2017

Czech Television

Golden Prague prizes have been awarded!

Golden Prague Festival Winners

Czech Television

The best films have been honoured at the 54th International Television Festival Golden Prague on September 30 2017.

Golden Prague gilded the film Červená

Czech Television

The highest Grand Prix award of this year’s Golden Prague was given to a documentary about an opera singer Soňa Červená.

IMZ ACADEMY FOR OPERA IN THE DIGITAL AGE: A Review

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Adapting to the continuously growing digital realm can be a challenge for a traditional live art like Opera. However, it can also fuel a creative, vitalising re-imagination of the ways in which opera houses communicate and connect with their audience.

LEGENDARY BRIAN LARGE HONOURED FOR HIS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT DURING THE GOLDEN PRAGUE FESTIVAL

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

In recognition of a lifetime devoted to excellence in producing music films, the EBU European Broadcasting Union and the IMZ honoured Brian Large with the EBU-IMZ Lifetime Achievement Award and the IMZ Honorary Membership during the International Television Festival Golden Prague.

Pitching Session by EBU + IMZ during Golden Prague

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Committed to providing business opportunities to its members, the IMZ called for proposals to be presented to the EBU Music & Dance Experts. The pitch took place in the course of the ITF Golden Prague on 27 Sept 2017.

Productions of EuroArts at Golden Prague

EuroArts Music International

Learn more about the three EuroArts Productions at Golden Prague.

“Bollywood Opera in Botkyrka“ at Golden Prague

Anna&Paul Film&TV AB

"Bollywood Opera in Botkyrka" was among the top 20 nominees at the prestigious Czech awards.

CALLS + COMPETITIONS

Applications open for The Glyndebourne Opera Cup

Glyndebourne Productions Limited

Applications for The Glyndebourne Opera Cup - a new international singing competition from Glyndebourne - open on 2 October 2017.

NEW IMZ MEMBERS

Moscow Philharmonic Society

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is happy to welcome the Moscow Philharmonic Society as a new IMZ Member!

NEW PRODUCTIONS

Lucio Silla

Bel Air Media

One of the works chosen to celebrate the bicentennial of the Teatro Real, Mozart’s little-known opera Lucio Silla in a production by Claus Guth

Meet Evgeny Kissin, Leonidas Kavakos and many more

EuroArts Music International

Meet Evgeny Kissin, Leonidas Kavakos, Barbara Hendricks, Mischa Maisky, Bella Davidovich, Gary Graffman, Yefim Bronfman and Sir Neville Marriner!

Mikhail Pleтnev and Lucas Debargue

The Moscow Philharmonic Society

The 9th Grand Festival of the Russian National Orchestra in Moscow Tchaikovsky Concert Hall conducted by Mikhail Pletnev. Soloist - Lucas Debargue.

Nabucco

Bel Air Media

A new production of Verdi’s Nabucco at the Arena di Verona, and probably the most exciting lyrical event of the summer 2017

RCO Opening Night 2017

C Major Entertainment

With its festive RCO Opening Night, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra kicks off the new season with a hall full of loyal listeners and new music lovers.

United Kingdom of Pop

C Major Entertainment

Let’s hope that the blessing of British pop culture is not lost to us after Brexit. After all, the UK is Europe’s number one pop nation, by a long stretch.

Verdi: Aida - Anna Netrebko at Salzburg Festival

C Major Entertainment

“Anna Netrebko storms Salzburg”, wrote the New York Times about her highly anticipated debut as Aida.

Who By Fire? First Aid Kit play Leonard Cohen

Anna&Paul Film&TV AB

The critically acclaimed concert in memory of Leonard Cohen by First Aid Kit with Friends at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm.

Who has stolen the Boléro by Maurice Ravel

Poorhouse International

Having been played somewhere in the world every 15 minutes Ravel´s music meant big business, but where did all the money go? An investigative documentary.