INDUSTRY NEWS
January 2019

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 FROM 9-13 FEBRUARY 2019

Register online before 25 January!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Be there or be square! Take advantage of the online registration rate and get featured in the printed Participant List distributed at Avant Première with your registration before Friday, 25 January!

Check out the complete Avant Première Programme

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Check out the multifaceted programme awaiting you at Avant Première: Exclusive previews to 560 music + dance films, cutting-edge conference programme and valuable networking opportunities with experts + decision makers from around the globe.

Avant Première Kick-Off Drinks on 9 February

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Hosted by Unitel + Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Avant Première 2019 kicks-off in style on 9 February with an exclusive industry gathering in the "Casino" - the canteen of the iconic opera house.

Avant Première Opening Ceremony on 10 February

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

After the first day of screenings, join us for an insightful, celebratory evening on 10 February, including the Keynote Speech "From Artificial Intelligence to Social Intelligence" by Gerfried Stocker, Managing and Artistic Director at ARS Electronica.

Advice for First-Timers

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

It is your first time at Avant Première or you want to learn how you can further benefit from this industry gathering? Then join us at this info session in the course of the Warm-up Brunch on 10 February!

Be part of the IMZ Member Session + General Assembly

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

In order to foster a flourishing network and strong community, IMZ Members are invited to connect + exchange during a delicious lunch. Moreover, the IMZ General Assembly will provide us all with the opportunity to share plans + thoughts.

Contact Tool for Avant Première Participants now online!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Check out the participant list and start getting excited about the valuable contacts you can meet at Avant Première! Registered participants can even take advantage of an online contact tool and get in touch with their future partners already!

Submit your showreels and get the chance to win the Golden Elk Award

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Don't forget the approaching deadline on 25 January to send in your Avant Première Screenings showreels and remember to make them dazzling...

Presenting Partner C Major Entertainment + Unitel

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin 2019 is presented by C Major Entertainment + Unitel. Find out more about these two key market players!

Sujet Partner Telmondis Distribution

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The Sujet Partner of Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin 2019 is Telmondis Distribution. Find out more about this year's stunning sujet production and Telmondis Distribution!

Accentus Music at EFM and Avant Première

Accentus Music

“For the Love of Music in Georgia” to screen at EFM and Accentus is looking forward to meeting you at their booth at Avant Première!

Exciting News from Music Traveler Productions

Music Traveler Productions

Music Traveler Production will be represented by the new COO Sabina Igudesman. She is coming to Avant Première to present some very exciting projects.

“Opera like never before”. Live opera broadcast

Kinescope Film

„Opera like never before“ is a brand-new concept for live opera broadcasting: critical, entertaining, versatile and passionate. See it at Avant Première 2019!

NEW IMZ MEMBERS

Kinescope Film

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is happy to welcome a new IMZ Member!

AWARDS + CALLS

2 Awards for Iolanta / The Nutcracker

Bel Air Media

Dmitri Tcherniakov's "Iolanta / The Nutcracker" has been awarded the "Grand Prix du DVD" of the Académie Charles Cros, and the Diapason d'Or.

2 Awards for Wonderful Town

Bel Air Media

The newly released DVD / Blu-ray has been awarded the "Grand Prix International du DVD" of the Académie Charles Cros, and the "Diamant" of Opéra Magazine.

Golden Prague Festival 2019

Czech Television

Save the date for the Golden Prague International Television Festival 2019: 25-28 September 2019 and get ready for the international competition!

ICMA Award for “Le nozze di Figaro”

Accentus Music

The star-studded production of the Staatsoper Berlin released on DVD and Blu-ray in October 2018 receives the award as best video performance.

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 for its 10th anniversary.

The 47th International Emmy® Awards Competition: Call for Entries

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The 46th International Emmy® Awards Competition calls for entries. The competion is open until 20 February 2019!

The IMZ congratulates all ICMA Winners!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

We wholeheartedly congratulate all ICMA Winners for receiving such a prestigous and important award. The International Classical Music Awards have become one of the most respected benchmarks of musical excellence.

LOOKING FOR COPRODUCTION

Plácido Domingo and the Ballet of Antonio Gades

Auditorium Films

Celebrating the 150th edition of the Chorégies d'Orange festival, Plácido Domingo and the Ballet of Antonio Gades will be filmed on 6 July 2019 in 4K.

Rossini's Guillaume Tell at the Chorégies d'Orange

Auditorium Films

Celebrating the 150th edition of the Chorégies d'Orange festival, a rare video recording of Rossini's last opera Guillaume Tell on 12 July 2019 in 4K.

PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

Joseph Haydn's The Seasons

ORF-Enterprise

This May marks the 210th anniversary of the passing of Joseph Haydn. ORF Enterprise presents a highlight from the concert hall at Schloss Esterházy.

NEW PRODUCTIONS

Berlioz: La Symphonie Fantastique

Auditorium Films

In time for Berlioz's 150th death anniversary, Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique at the Royal Opera of Versailles.

Brad Mehldau: Three Pieces After Bach

Auditorium Films

Brad Mehldau takes Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier as a starting point to inspire his compositions, live at the Philharmonie de Paris.

CLASSICAL TRANCELATIONS in Concert

Yle, the Finnish Broadcasting Company

Classical Trancelations in Concert unites classical music and rave culture in an unprecedented way.

Louis Armstrong: Good Evening Ev'rybody

C Major Entertainment

An All-Star Celebration of Armstrong’s 70th Birthday at the 1970 Newport Jazz Festival, featuring Dizzy Gillespie, Mahalia Jackson, and other Jazz Greats.

Love and Death - The Story of Enrique Granados

Poorhouse International

A portrait of the Spanish composer Enrique Granados.

Swan Lake

Telmondis Distribution

"Swan Lake" is a timeless love story that mixes magic, tragedy, and romance into four acts.

The Csárdás Princess

ORF-Enterprise

For the first time, ORF III is showing a live broadcast from the Vienna Volksoper, which will celebrate its 120th anniversary in 2018.

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