INDUSTRY NEWS
April 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.


NEW IMZ HONORARY MEMBER

Juan Diego Flórez: New IMZ Honorary Member

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is proud to announce that renowned opera tenor Juan Diego Flórez is a new Honorary Member. We thank our IMZ member Vienna State Opera and its director Dominique Meyer for the possibility to handing the certificate over to Mister Flórez on the occasion of an artist´s talk in Vienna – and talking with him about the importance of audio-visual media for the performing arts and his project Sinfonía por el Perú.

NEW PRODUCTIONS

275th Anniversary of P. D. Q. Bach

EuroArts Music International

Igudesmann & Joo's Big Nightmare Music

La bella dormente nel bosco (Sleeping Beauty)

C Major Entertainment

The acclaimed director Leo Muscato rediscovered a precious rarity of the 20th century: The “musical fairytale” La bella dormente nel bosco (shot in 4k/UHD)

PopScandals

C Major Entertainment

PopScandals is a two part journey in time through the juiciest, dirtiest and hottest pop scandals of the last 60 years.

The Vienna Philharmonic – Beyond Music!

ServusTV

c2m and ServusTV present a new documentary about a world orchestra in transition: the Vienna Philharmonic.

Woolf Works

C Major Entertainment

Wayne McGregor’s award-winning ballet triptych inspired by the writings of Virginia Woolf, with an original score by Max Richter.

LOOKING FOR COPRODUCTION

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra: Zubin Mehta and Denis Matsuev

Paramax Films

Paramax Films will be filming live the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra with solist Denis Matsuev conducted by Zubin Mehta. The stream live HD is available.

Leonard Bernstein – The Composer

3B Produktion – Büro für bewegtes Bild

A most intimate and surprising portrait of someone who the whole world thinks they know.

Monteverdi’s Operas with John Eliot Gardiner

Unitel

John Eliot Gardiner and his Monteverdi Choir English Baroque Soloists celebrate the 450th birthday of the 17th century genius and founding father of Opera.

Puccini's La Rondine: 100th Anniversary

Paramax Films

The Live feed of Puccini's La Rondine is available now. Filmed in 4K live from the Puccini Festival of Torre Del Lago in Italy.

Wilkie Branson: Partners for 3D Dance Installation

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

TOM is a dance installation using cutting edge technology in 3D projection mapping, film, animation and sound design to create an immersive world.

PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

Barbara Hannigan–Equilibrium: The Rake’s Progress

Accentus Music GmbH

Hannigan embarks on a new project with conducting her first opera and assembling the ensemble of singers in a series of auditions around the world.

EUROPAKONZERT from Paphos – Live Stream Available

EuroArts Music International

The Berliner Philharmoniker, conductor Mariss Jansons and soloist Andreas Ottensamer at the European Capital of Culture 2017.

Festive Reopening of the Kulturpalast Dresden

Accentus Music GmbH

One of Dresden’s most important concert halls is reopened with two festive concerts with the Dresden Philharmonic and the Festspielorchester Dresden.

Gidon Kremer – A Portrait

Accentus Music GmbH

Accentus has started filming for its portrait of Gidon Kremer “Overcoming Boundaries and Building Bridges – Gidon Kremer", a film by Paul Smaczny.

Lisa Batiashvili & Sir Simon Rattle

EuroArts Music International

Lisa Batiashvili, Sir Simon Rattle & the Berliner Philharmoniker at the Easter Festival 2017 from the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden

Singapore Jazz 2017 in HDR and 4K

Paramax Films

Paramax Films will be filming the Singapore Jazz Festival 2017 in 4K and HDR, rights available now.

zdf@bauhaus feat. Jack Savoretti

ZDF / 3sat

For the most recent production of zdf@bauhaus, producers were delighted to welcome English songwriter Jack Savoretti.

IMZ INTERNAL NEWS

Music film festivals curated by the IMZ: building bridges through the arts.

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Musicfilmfestivals.com – the one-stop-shop for customised programming and consulting for music film festivals worldwide. Book your programme now!

Preview: IMZ Academy in summer 2017

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Preview: IMZ Academy “Re-imagining the Orchestra in the Digital World“ in summer 2017!

Save the date: Avant Première 18-21 February 2018

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Join us for the next edition of the largest international trade fair for performing arts films in Berlin.

NEW IMZ MEMBERS

New IMZ Member: Paramax Films

Paramax Films

Paramax Films is a production company specialized in filming and distributing concerts showcased all around the world.

New IMZ Member: San Francisco Dance Film Festival

Dance Film San Francisco

The San Francisco Dance Film Festival (SFDFF) is an international platform for the presentation and development of dance-based films.

CALLS

Golden Prague Festival calls for entries

Czech Television

If you shot a film dedicated to music, dance or theatre last year and it is longer than five minutes, stop hesitating and register it to the competition!

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Call for Entries

Dance Film San Francisco

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Announces New Live Performance Capture Category for Submissions and Competition. Cash prizes awarded to the winners.

OTHER INDUSTRY NEWS

Arthaus Musik catalogue now distributed by UNITEL

Unitel

We are proud to announce a new partnership: from now on the Arthaus Musik catalogue will be distributed by Unitel and Unitel’s distribution partner C Major

Collaboration Berlin Phil Media and Panasonic

Berlin Phil Media

Bringing optimum live experience to the home and in-car environment with 4K/HDR and Hi-Resolution technologies.

Golden Prague Festival: Jury Official Announcement

Czech Television

5 countries, 5 experts, 5 critical points of view and 5 voices which lead you to victory. The international competition of music, dance and theatre films will be judged by a 5-member jury. Would you like to know which experts are in this year?

Tobias Feilen: New Head of Music and Theatre Department ZDF

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

IMZ Interview with Tobias Feilen about his plans, what cultural programmes need to inspire the audience and the future of cultural TV.

UNITEL GOES 4K

Unitel

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 performed by the Berliner Philharmoniker under the baton of Herbert von Karajan is the first title now available in 4K UHD!

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