INDUSTRY NEWS
March 2018

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.


IMZ ACADEMY 2018 - JOIN US!

IMZ Academy Session “Brand, Media + Technology”

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Together with the Eliette and Herbert von Karajan Institute, this IMZ Academy Session explored the implications for music + media producers on 23 March 2018.

IMZ Academy “Re-Imagining the Orchestra for the Digital Age”

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Taking place from 29-30 May in Vienna/Austria, this IMZ Academy is designed to help orchestras position and promote themselves in the digital world.

AVANT PREMIÈRE MUSIC + MEDIA MARKET BERLIN 2018

Thank you! This was Avant Première 2018!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

From 17-21 February 2018 the international cultural film industry met in Berlin and took over the Hotel Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz. It was the most succesful and fruitful edition to date. Thank you all for being a part of it!

LOOKING FOR COPRODUCTION

Grafenegg Midsummer Night's Gala 2018

Unitel

Pretty Yende, Joseph Calleja and Harriet Krijgh star at this year’s midsummer night’s gala at the famous Wolkenturm in Grafenegg.

The Brahms Symphony Cycle

Unitel

The complete Brahms Symphony Cycle with Paavo Järvi & The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.

Winter Dreams: Eldbjørg Hemsing Plays Borgstrøm

Unitel

Eldbjørg Hemsing rediscovers Hjalmar Borgstrøm’s Violin Concerto. From the Stormen Concert Hall in Bodø, Norway.

PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

Anton Bruckner – A Giant in the Making

Poorhouse International

A comprehensive portrait of the composer using extracts from the Bruckner cycle with Valery Gergiev and the Munich Philharmonic at St Florian, Austria.

Bernstein:Young People's Concerts, 27 New Episodes

Unitel

On the occasion of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday: Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts available for the first time for global distribution.

Birgit Nilsson 100th Anniversary: New Documentary

Unitel

“A League of her own” – An intimate portrait of Birgit Nilsson on the occasion of her centennial .

Elīna Garanča & Sir Simon from Baden-Baden

EuroArts Music International

Elīna Garanča joins the Berliner Philharmoniker & Sir Simon for the Easter Concert from Baden-Baden.

Start of filming: When the Evening and Morning Meet

Accentus Music

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Baltic States, Accentus Music has started filming for a new documentary about the music of the Baltic.

CALLS + OPPORTUNITIES

Calling all artists, collaborators & technologists

New World Symphony

Your presence and participation is requested at one of the most forward-thinking conferences for long-distance, multi-point collaborations!

Glyndebourne Opera Cup semi-finalists announced

Glyndebourne Productions Limited

The semi-finalists for the first Glyndebourne Opera Cup have been announced.

Submissions for Rose d'Or Nominations open now until 31 May

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Unlike other awards, those shortlisted in each category will be invited to discuss their work and share their experiences with others in the industry ahead of the ceremony. You can submit your entries from 1 March in 10 different categories which celebrate the best drama, reality and factual, arts, AR and VR and many more.

The Golden Prague 2018 calls for entries

Czech Television

The call competition entries will be launched April 1, 2018!

NEW PRODUCTIONS

2Cellos – 2Faces

C Major Entertainment GmbH

Cellists Luka Šulič from Slovenia and Stjepan Hauser from Croatia have been a great success all over the world.

Bernstein: A Quiet Place

C Major Entertainment GmbH

In 1986 Bernstein conducted a refined version of his own opera A Quiet Place in Vienna.

Grammy Award Winner Daniil Trifonov in 4K

EuroArts Music International

Kathia Buniatishvili, Daniil Trifonov, Denis Matsuev, Zubin Metha, Kent Nagano & the IPO in 4K.

In the Shadow of the October Revolution

ORF-Enterprise

2017 was the 100th anniversary of the October revolution in Russia. The takeover by the Communist Bolsheviks changed the world for ever and with it the live of three great Russion composers of the 20th century.

Juan Diego Flórez sings Mozart

C Major Entertainment GmbH

And now Mozart, finally. True, the desire had been there for a long time, but “now is the time, I feel I’m ready.”

Stars on Street

ORF-Enterprise

“Stars on Street” is a cultural experiment with hidden cameras.

Wonderful Town

Bel Air Media

For the first time in France, and to start off the celebrations of Bernstein’s centennial, the delightful Wonderful Town at the Opéra de Toulon!

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