INDUSTRY NEWS
May 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.


DANCESCREEN 2019 + TANZRAUSCHEN FESTIVAL WUPPERTAL

Find your Award Category and submit now!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

dancescreen honours excellence in a variety of film genres. Find out about all dancescreen award categories!

Get to know our festival partner 2019!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

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

How dancescreen films travel the world

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

dancescreen winners enjoy yet another visibility service by the IMZ! dancescreen on Tour promotes your films to international film festivals.

Our mission: Promoting the art of dance through media

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

From young talent promotion to international visibility: dancescreen gets you connected to the media industries.

IMZ ACADEMY - GET INVOLVED!

NEW IMZ Academy 2019: “The complete performer of the future - Embracing media skills in music education”

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Taking place from 29-30 October 2019 in cooperation with and at Music + Arts University of the City of Vienna (MUK), Vienna/Austria, supported by AEC – Association Européenne des Conservatoires, this IMZ Academy establishes the importance of media skills for the next generation of musicians.

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 Milan and quickly register to benefit from Early Bird Rates until 15 May!

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!

This was the IMZ Academy Session “The Art of Making Music Documentaries”

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The renowned documentary filmmakers John Bridcut and Bruno Monsaingeon shared their expertise in the IMZ Academy Session at Master of Art Film Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria from 10-11 April!

This was the IMZ Academy Session “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 evaluated the implications of new technologies for audiovisual music recordings and its impact on audience engagement.

CALLS + AWARDS

BBC Music Magazine Award for “Billy Budd” DVD

Bel Air Media

The DVD / BD of Deborah Warner's “Billy Budd” (filmed at Teatro Real) receives the prestigious BBC Music Magazine “DVD Award”.

Call for Entries VENICE TV AWARD - Celebrating the Masterpieces of TV

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is happy to support the international VENICE TV AWARD which was launched to provide international recognition for quality TV content. Submission is now open until 30 June, awards are given out for 15 categories, including Performing Arts (Music, Dance, Theatre).

Golden Prague Festival - New Competition Category

Czech Television

Since this year the Golden Prague Grand Competition is divided into three separate sections. Stay up-to-date on the latest news!

Submission ends 15 May for San Francisco Dance Film Festival!

Dance Film San Francisco

SFDFF is searching for dance-focused films from around the world.

OTHER INDUSTRY NEWS

Atelier for Young Festival Makers

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Training opportunity for festival makers worldwide to share and exchange on best practices and challenges in festival management. Apply for the Atelier for Young Festival Managers NEXT by 19 May 2019!

Check out the new IMZ Media!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is proud to present the freshly re-launched IMZ Media Channel, where you can find informative interviews, gain exclusive access to showreels and trailers as well as the new IMZ Innovation Channel, providing crucial insights on innovative technologies for the Arts.

IMZ at Nordic Streaming Conference

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is happy to be part of the Nordic Streaming Conference on 23 May 2019, organised by the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.

PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

Jacques Offenbach 200

Poorhouse International

We celebrate Jacques Offenbach's 200th anniversary with a new production of Laurent Pelly's “Barbe-bleue” at Lyon and a documentary by Reiner E. Moritz.

Le Concert de Paris 2019

C Major Entertainment

Le Concert de Paris is an exceptional event held every year on Bastille Day at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, as a prelude to the July 14th fireworks display.

NEW PRODUCTIONS

An Educational Production by Igudesman and Joo

Music Traveler Productions

Igudesman and Joo Present: A Historical and Hysterical Guide to the Orchestra.

Andris Nelsons's Tchaikovsky cycle continues

Accentus Music

This May, Accentus Music continues its 4K HDR production of Andris Nelsons’s Tchaikovsky cycle with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.

Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor

C Major Entertainment

In Laurent Pelly’s dream-like staging of Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, a top vocal cast shines at the Wiener Staatsoper.

Opening concert of the Dresden Music Festival 2019

Accentus Music

Accentus Music is filming the festive opening concert with the Dresden Festival Orchestra, Ivor Bolton and Dresden-born bass René Pape.

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