INDUSTRY NEWS
April 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

IMZ Academy “Re-Imagining the Orchestra for the Digital Age” - Early Bird until 6 April!

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. And this time we even have a special surprise for all participants....

This was the IMZ Academy Session on “Brand, Media + Technology - How Emotions enhance your Brand“

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Salzburg/Austria was the hotspot for music + technology on 23 March 2018 when the Karajan Music Tech Conference explored a multitude of future-facing developments and their implications. The IMZ gladly joined with an IMZ Academy Session on "Brand, Technology + Media - How Emotions shape your Brand".

LOOKING FOR COPRODUCTION

CLAUDE DEBUSSY 100 @ PIERRE BOULEZ SAAL, BERLIN

Unitel

Daniel Barenboim and a group of acclaimed soloists mark the 2018 centenary of Debussy’s death with a special performance.

PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

Project Trailer : Barbara Hannigan – Taking Risks

Accentus Music

Watch the trailer for the joint project of Barbara Hannigan, the Gothenburg Symphony and Accentus Music that was premiered at Avant Première 2018!

RICHARD SIEGAL & BALLET OF DIFFERENCE

Unitel

"On body", the three-part ballet masterpiece by Richard Siegal’s Ballet of Difference & "Draw a Line", a documentary on the choreographer & his company.

“DER FREISCHÜTZ“ LIVE FROM THE WIENER STAATSOPER

Unitel

Camilla Nylund & Andreas Schager in a new production of Weber’s "Freischütz", conducted by Tomáš Netopil & staged by Christian Rätz.

“RIGOLETTO” LIVE FROM THE WIENER STAATSOPER

Unitel

Marco Armiliato conducts the Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper in Verdi’s "Rigoletto", starring Paolo Rumetz, Juan Diego Flórez & Aida Garifullina.

CALLS + AWARDS

Beethoven Pastoral Project

Beethoven Jubiläums Gesellschaft

The Beethoven Pastoral Project invites artists and ensembles around the world to unite in an unprecedented network and initiative.

Diapason d'Or arte for Missa Solemnis CD

Accentus Music

The recording of Bruckner’s Solemn Mass with the RIAS Kammerchor and AkAMus Berlin receives prestigious honor by French magazine „Diapason“.

SAN FRANCISCO DANCE FILM FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES

Dance Film San Francisco

SFDFF invites filmmakers, choreographers, dance & video artists, producers, distributors and broadcasters to submit dance-based films.

Sunny Side of the Doc Calls for Entries

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

For 29 years, Sunny Side of the Doc has become a major international marketplace for documentary and specialist factual content across all platforms. Submit your production until 25 April 2018!

The Golden Prague 2018 calls for entries

Czech Television

We saw your film productions at Avant Première! Now it is time to send your film to a Golden Prague Festival competition and to win 10 000 EUR!

OTHER INDUSTRY NEWS

Akram Khan's Giselle - English National Ballet

EuroArts Music International

Akram Khan’s award-winning “Giselle” to be distributed through EuroArts Music as of summer 2018!

European Agenda for Music

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Finally! The long-awaited European Agenda for Music was successfully launched on 21 March in Brussels. More than 100 music sector stakeholders and representatives from the European Parliament and European Commission gathered in Brussels to celebrate.

IMZ at Master of Arts Film Festival from 12-30 April 2018

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

As a central hub for the performing arts + film industry, the IMZ is often invited to sit in the Jury of renowned international competitions and festivals. We gratefully embrace this opportunity to contribute our expertise and to foster a strong and well-connected global network.

RESEO Conference: Shifting Perspectives - Changing and exchanging perspectives on opera, music and dance education with young adults

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Join from 19-21 April 2018 in Bern/Switzerland! Registration is open until 12 April.

Riddle Films partners with Rockport Music Festival

Riddle Films

Riddle Films is pleased to announce its partnership with the Rockport Chamber Music Festival for its 2018 season.

“Beethoven Story“ in Bonn

Beethoven Jubiläums Gesellschaft

The Beethoven Anniversary Society announced new plans for a Beethoven tour in Bonn, his city of birth.

NEW PRODUCTIONS

Bernstein conducts Tristan und Isolde

C Major Entertainment GmbH

Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde is one of Bernstein’s most beautiful and brilliant opera recordings and still considered exemplary.

E.S.T. Symphony

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Orchestral versions of the much-loved music of Esbjörn Svensson Trio with the Gothenburg Symphony.

Gidon Kremer – Discovering one’s inner voice

Accentus Music

The film “Gidon Kremer – Discovering one’s inner voice” by Paul Smaczny is completed and ready for delivery.

Magic when Rouvali conducts Sibelius Symphony No 5

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Sibelius’ fifth symphony is one of his most popular – music inspired by nature and combining, in Sibelius’ unique fashion, joy of life with wonder.

Popical: Ane Brun and the Gothenburg Symphony

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Ane Brun, Norwegian pop music artist performing with the Gothenburg Symphony. The music is arranged and conducted by Hans Ek.

Regina Resnik: New York Original

C Major Entertainment GmbH

"Regina Resnik: New York Original" traces the remarkable 70-year career of the Bronx-born international opera star.

Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker in 4K HDR

Accentus Music

At the Opernhaus Zürich, Christian Spuck’s ballet choreography takes the fairytale of “The Nutcracker“ back to its literary origin.

The Christmas Tree Concert - Argerich & Barenboim

C Major Entertainment GmbH

Long-time artistic partners and close friends Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim bring their extraordinary artistry to the Pierre Boulez Saal.

The Violin’s Voice

EuroArts Music International

New EuroArts documentary “The Violin’s Voice” invited to the DOK.fest München 2018 and nominated for the FFF Documentary Talent Award!

Treasures from Russia

Poorhouse International

Russia is one of the few countries constantly producing great instrumentalists and Singers.

Tristan und Isolde

Bel Air Media

Daniel Barenboim conducts Tristan und Isolde in a new audacious production by Russian stage director Dmitri Tcherniakov!

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