INDUSTRY NEWS
December 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.


AVANT PREMIÈRE MUSIC + MEDIA MARKET BERLIN

Join us at the largest trade fair for music + dance films!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin is the largest international trade fair for cultural TV content and performing arts in audiovisual media, showcasing the latest music + dance film productions!

Complete Screening Schedule is online!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Curious what to expect on four days filled with exclusive previews to the latest music + dance films? Check out the complete Screening Schedule!

Deadline extendend until 7 Dec! Submit your doc for the Sunny Side of the Doc + IMZ Pitching Session!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Avant Première 2019 shines a special spotlight on performing arts documentaries and offers filmmakers the exceptional opportunity to pitch directly to decision makers from ARTE France, BBC, Sky Arte and SVT - Swedish Television! Take your project further and submit your proposal until 7 December!

Pitch your projects to major buyers in the One-on-One Expert Sessions

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Talk to the right people and benefit from exclusive pitching opportunities with major international buyers. Learn how to reserve your slot with decision makers from medici.tv, NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation, takt1, SVT - Swedish Television, ZDF or BBC!

Learn what major buyers want in the Broadcaster Lightning Talks

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Benefit from privileged insights when leading international broadcasting companies like NHK - Japan Broadcasting Corporation, WDR - Westdeutscher Rundfunk or ZDF - German Television share their future coproduction + acquisition strategies during the "Broadcaster Lightning Talks"!

Special EFM Screenings + VR Screenings for IMZ Members + Avant Première Participants

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin continues to expand its cooperation with the EFM European Film Market, the business section of Berlin International Film Festival which is attended by almost 10,000 visitors and 1,500 buyers per year.

Be part of the IMZ Member Session + General Assembly

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

In order to foster a flourishing network, IMZ Members spend time mingling, connecting, exchanging and engaging during Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin on 13 Febraury 2019, where also status quo and future plans are discussed in the course of the IMZ General Assembly.

CALLS + OPPORTUNITIES

Call for Entries DOK.fest München 2019

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

DOKfest München is calling for extraordinary documentaries as well as for remarkable documentary film music!

Call for Submission: Open City Documentary Festival

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Submissions for Open City Documentary Festival 2019 are now open, looking for the most exciting and innovative non-fiction storytelling in short, mid-length and feature length documentaries, as well as cross-platform projects.

Sheffield Doc/Fest: MeetMarket Submission now open!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Sheffield Doc/Fest is excited to open submissions for the MeetMarket, one of the world’s largest documentary and factual markets and pitching forums.

AWARDS

Diapason d'Or of the year 2018 for Billy Budd DVD

Bel Air Media

The DVD / Blu-ray of Deborah Warner's "Billy Budd" (filmed at Teatro Real) receives the Diapason d'Or of the year 2018 as best Opera Recording.

ICMA International Classical Music Awards Nominations

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) has nominated 319 audio and video productions from 107 labels.

International Emmy® Awards Winners announced

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 46th International Emmy® Awards on 19 November at a Black-Tie Gala event attended by 1000 television professionals from around the world.

New Award for concert performances in 2019

Czech Television

Golden Prague 2019 will open new competition category.

Twelve ICMA Nominations for Accentus Music

Accentus Music

8 DVDs and 4 CDs nominated in 5 different categories.

OTHER INDUSTRY NEWS

Celebrating Bruno Monsaingeon

EuroArts Music International

Happy Birthday, Bruno!

Point Music Festival

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Four festival days, four world premiere, three orchestras, two club nights, movie shows and a dozen concerts ... in other words four days of pure magic.

NEW IMZ MEMBERS

fidelio - your digital home for classical music

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is thrilled to welcome a new IMZ Member on board.

LOOKING FOR COPRODUCTION

Lucas Debargue - Konzerthaus, Vienna Austria 2019

Les Films De La Découverte

Lucas Debargue’s piano solo performance at the Konzerthaus (Mozart-Saal) in Vienna, Austria on 20th of February 2019 - Filming and Live broadcast feed HD/4K.

PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

Argerich, Maisky, Takezawa, Pappano at Sta Cecilia

EuroArts Music International

Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals - Live Recording from Santa Cecilia, Rome.

Christmas in Vienna 2018

ORF-Enterprise

“Christmas in Vienna” is and has been, for the last two decades, one of the most prestigious classical concert productions in Europe.

Monty Alexander - live performance 2018

Les Films De La Découverte

Les Films de la Découverte will be producing the filming for Monty Alexander's piano solo performance at La Seine Musicale, Paris 23 November 2018 - 4K.

NEW PRODUCTIONS

Gala Concert - 80th Anniversary of Yuri Temirkanov

Telmondis Distribution

St. Petersburg Philharmonic celebrates the jubilee of Yuri Temirkanov with world-famous musicians in a prestigious Gala-Concert.

Gregory Porter: One Night Only

Eagle Rock Entertainment

Eagle Rock Films presents jazz and soul singing sensation Gregory Porter, performing at the Royal Albert Hall.

Jan Lisiecki – Night Music

C Major Entertainment GmbH

Night: it can be dreamy or comforting, but sometimes it’s frightening, full of dark secrets.

Queen & Béjart: Ballet For Life

Eagle Rock Entertainment

Eagle Rock Films presents the story of the unique collaboration of Maurice Béjart, Queen and Gianni Versace.

Richard Siegal's Ballet of Difference

C Major Entertainment GmbH

"On Body", the three-part ballet masterpiece by Richard Siegal’s Ballet of Difference.

Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 & Steampunk Blizzard

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Tchaikovsky’s bittersweet Symphony No 6 in combination with Steampunk Blizzard by David Nelson. Perfect for chief conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali.

The Miracle of Heliane - postproduction completed

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

OPERN WELT 2018 titled Erich Wolfgang Korngolds "The Miracle of Heliane" from the Deutsche Oper Berlin the "Rediscovery of the Year".

The Rake’s Progress – Barbara Hannigan, GSO

Accentus Music

The premiere and audio-visual recording of the semi-staged production in Gothenburg is the culmination of the documentary project “Taking Risks”.

Viennese Nights

ORF-Enterprise

In recent years, Austropop has been experiencing a true revival.

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