April 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.


Film submission starts 15 April 2019!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Get involved and present your film! Find out how to be part of the competition by our quick FAQs!


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Don't miss Tanzrauschen's cutting-edge film festival organised around the dancescreen competition


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dancescreen believes in the value of high quality art. Winners expect widespread international exposure and exclusive business opportunities.

What? and When?

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Your competition timeline - from the film submission to the announcement of the winners!


IMZ Academy 2019: “Re-Imagining Opera For The Digital Age”

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

In partnership with Accademia Teatro alla Scala, this IMZ Academy examines digital audience development strategies for opera houses. Join us from 9-10 July 2019 in Milano and register now to benefit from Early Bird Rates!

IMZ Academy Session 2019: “Social Media is live!”

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

In cooperation with Classical:NEXT, this IMZ Academy Session explores the challenges + opportunities offered by the rise of social media + streaming for performing arts live experiences. Join us on 17 May at Classical:Next in Rotterdam, Netherlands!

IMZ Academy Session 2019: “The Art of Making Music Documentaries”

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Taking place from 10-11 April 2019 in the course of the Master of Art Film Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria, this IMZ Academy Session shares the insights of the most acclaimed music documentary filmmakers of our time.

IMZ Academy Session 2019: “The future of multi-camera live coverage of orchestral music”

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Taking place on 12 April 2019 in the course of Karajan Music Tech Conference, Salzburg/Austria, this IMZ Academy Session evaluates the implications of new technologies for audiovisual music recordings and its impact on audience engagement.


Call for Documentaries: San Francisco Dance Film

San Francisco Dance Film Festival

SFDFF invites filmmakers, producers, distributors, and broadcasters to submit dance-focused documentaries + dance based-films for its 10th anniversary!

Golden Prague Festival 2019 Call for Entries

Czech Television

Have you recently shot a film dedicated to music, dance or theatre? You can now register to the Golden Prague Festival competition!

ICMA 2019 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.


Cairo Jazzman in Tel Aviv

EuroArts Music International

Cairo Jazzman will be shown in Israeli movie theatres beginning with Tel Aviv Cinematheque on 28 March.

Classical:NEXT 2019

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Take part in the annual classical and art music global get-together for the eighth edition of Classical:NEXT in Rotterdam from 15-18 May 2019!

IMZ Members can take advantage of special offers for Sunny Side of the Doc!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Be part of Sunny Side of the Doc, the global market place for factual content and narrative experiences, from 24-27 June 2019 in La Rochelle, France and benefit from special offers!

In Memorian Juha Vakkuri

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Our colleague and friend Juha Vakkuri died of cancer on 8 March 2019. Juha had worked at Yle The Finnish Broadcasting Company for many years and was a true IMZ Member. We thank Aarno Cronvall and Hazel Wright for sharing their memories of Juha with us and our thoughts go out to his family, friends and colleagues!

Invitation: Nordic Streaming Conference 23 May

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Welcome to take steps towards forming a Nordic network: to shape a plan for further fruitful collaboration, share sucess stories and exchange experience.


Bryn Terfel, Daniel Harding and the BPO in Paris

EuroArts Music International

Live recording of the Europakonzert from Paris.

Garanca, Muti & the BPO Live from Baden-Baden

EuroArts Music International

Verdi: Messa da Requiem - Live Recording from Festspielhaus Baden-Baden.

Mary Bauermeister: I have a desire for beauty

Accentus Music

Filming for the new documentary feature continues in New York City with a much-awaited exhibition of this exceptional artist.


American Tap

Poorhouse International

American Tap is the history of the country seen through the evolution of tap dancing with roots in slavery and early social dances.

Carnival of the Musicians - Igudesman & Joo

ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KG

When Aleksey Igudesman and Hyung-ki Joo come onto stage, you can be sure there will be lots of laughter.

Jesus Christ Superstar – Live in Concert

C Major Entertainment

An exuberant concert staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s iconic rock opera, featuring an all-star cast: John Legend, Sara Bareilles and Alice Cooper.

The Return of Beauty. Arts and Aesthetics

ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KG

Beauty as a factor of the evaluation and perception of art has been frowned upon in the past decades.


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