INDUSTRY NEWS
October 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.


IMZ INTERNAL NEWS

New IMZ Board elected

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is proud to present its newly elected Board for 2020-22, which consists of representatives of internationally acclaimed broadcasters, producers, distributors as well as educational institutions.

AVANT PREMIÈRE MUSIC + MEDIA MARKET BERLIN 2020

Avant Première 2020 Registration is open!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin is the international trade fair for music + dance films and the B2B event for the cultural film industry. Get your Early Bird Ticket until 31 October now!

Be part of the Avant Première Programming!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The Avant Première 2020 Programme offers many opportunities to get involved and present your productions, your ideas and your initiatives!

Enjoy special reductions on your hotel room!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Experience the comfort of staying directly at the Avant Première venue. Book your room at the Hotel Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz before 4 November 2019 and save 20% on your booking!

Present at Avant Première Talks!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Do you have something to share with the industry? Tell us about your company, productions, ideas, products or services in a 20-minute Avant Première Talk!

Promote your company at Avant Première!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Increase your visibility and showcase your productions, your brand, your company, or your ideas to international business professionals from the performing arts + audiovisual media.

Submit your films for the Avant Première Screenings!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Do you want to present your music + dance films to an international crowd of buyers, producers, distributors, broadcasters and potential partners? Submit your films until 4 November 2019!

Sujet Partner Unitel

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Presenting Verdi's Rigoletto from Bregenz Festival as the official Avant Première 2020 Sujet.

DANCESCREEN 2019 + TANZRAUSCHEN FESTIVAL WUPPERTAL

Application for the Pitching Session Closes 11 Oct!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Meet the hosts of the dancescreen 2019 Pitching Session and apply now!

Check Out the Updated Festival Programme

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Around the screenings: Enjoy a state-of-the-art screen dance market.

Prepare Your Trip to Wuppertal!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Get ready to join us: Find out about festival tickets and hotels

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Official partner of the dancescreen 2019 Pitching Session

NEW PRODUCTIONS

Igudesman and Joo present: Clash of the Soloists

Music Traveler

Two virtuoso soloists compete against each other in a fun musical wrestling match, using over 60 famous concertos to outplay each other.

Järvi, Tonhalle Zürich – The Inaugural Concert

Accentus Music GmbH

Accentus Music has recorded the inaugural concert of Paavo Järvi as principal conductor of Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich from Tonhalle Maag.

PRODUCTIONS IN THE MAKING

Andris Nelsons – A new documentary

Accentus Music GmbH

Accentus is producing a portrait of Andris Nelsons that traces the conductor’s stellar career and offers a glimpse into his life beyond the podium.

Messiah – New CD production – Gaechinger Cantorey

Accentus Music GmbH

Accentus Music has recorded Händel’s “Messiah” with the Gaechinger Cantorey and Hans-Christoph Rademann at St. Margareth’s Church in Gotha.

JOB OFFER

Join the IMZ Team as a Project Manager!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

We are hiring! The IMZ is looking for an experienced Project Manager to manage our digital transformation and strengthen our team in Vienna.

RELEVANT INDUSTRY NEWS

IMZ Academy ‘The complete performer of the future’

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Last chance to join: taking place from 29-30 Oct in cooperation with and at Music + Arts University of the City of Vienna (MUK) + supported by AEC – Association Européenne des Conservatoires.

International Emmy Awards Nominees Announced

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Nominations for the 2019 International Emmy ® Awards were announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. There are 44 Nominees across 11 categories and 21 countries.

SF Dance Film Festival 10th Anniversary Lineup

Dance Film San Francisco

SF Dance Film Festival is celebrating 10 years of reframing dance with over 120 films, 20 live performers, filmmaker forums and more from 2-10 November 2019.

Venice TV Award Announced Winners 2019

Venice TV Award

Winners revealed in Performing Arts, Documentary, TV Series and other categories. Masterpieces from 28 countries were rewarded this year at the Venice TV Award.

Wiener Kammeroper opened the season with “Faust“

VBW International

Nikolaus Habjan marked the beginning of the 19/20 season as director in residence with his spectacular “Faust“ – starring puppets and the Junges Ensemble of Theater an der Wien.

WOMEX 19 Full Programme and Schedule

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

WOMEX 19 presents 17 documentaries from across the globe as part of the official film programme in Tampere (Finland).

NEW IMZ MEMBER

New IMZ Member: DelbeauFilm

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is happy to welcome DelbeauFilm, an independent Vienna-based production company with over ten years of experience in performing arts films, as a new IMZ Member!

ITF GOLDEN PRAGUE 2019

EBU-IMZ Lifetime Achievement Award – Golden Prague

Czech Television

Gabrielle Babin Gugenheim and Anca-Monica Pandelea received the EBU-IMZ Lifetime Achievement Award at the 56th Golden Prague Festival.

Fifth Golden Prague Award for Accentus Music

Accentus Music GmbH

For the fifth time, Accentus Music has been awarded at Golden Prague Festival and received a Czech Crystal for its documentary “The Unanswered Ives”.

Golden Prague Festival Prizes

Czech Television

56th Golden Prague Festival is over and we know the winners!

Grand Prix at the Golden Prague Festival Awards

Czech Television

The Dying Swan: The Intimate Portrait of a Ballerina Dominates the Golden Prague Festival Awards.

The IMZ at 56th Golden Prague Festival

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

A varied IMZ programme at the 56th Golden Prague International Television Festival

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