INDUSTRY NEWS
August 2020

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.


NEW PRODUCTIONS

El Squad – Futuristic Choreography by Yokoi

Auditorium Films

In the dark, the fluorescent colored lines on the artists’ costumes draw new cartoon characters and a whole imaginary universe.

Elfi and August storming the Opera Stage

August Schram

MeTube III: August sings “Una furtiva lagrima” premieres on 20 August at the Film Festival at Vienna Rathausplatz 2020. The web release will be on 21 August.

Moscow Philharmonic resumes live streams

The Moscow Philharmonic Society

On 7 August, the Moscow Philharmonic opens the doors of the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall and resumes long-awaited live streams.

Sunwook plays Beethoven’s last three Sonatas

Accentus Music

Filmed at the KunstKraftwerk Leipzig, the Korean pianist’s masterful Beethoven interpretation is set in an exceptional cultural-industrial landmark.

The Art of Natalia Osipova

Opus Arte

Three classic productions showcasing the wonderful Natalia Osipova are teamed with an insightful documentary from Asterisk Films.

The Essential Royal Ballet

Opus Arte

Delve into the archive of The Royal Ballet in this special collection full of clips and interviews from the past ten years.

LOOKING FOR COPRODUCTION

Beethoven: Lang Lang & Daniel Barenboim

C Major Entertainment

Beethoven will be the focus of the Staatskapelle Berlin’s great open-air concert. Barenboim, Lang Lang perform Piano Concerto No.2 & Symphony No. 9.

Breaking Beethoven

Music Traveler

Breaking Beethoven is a documentary on how creativity defies any challenge and turns a devastating situation into a celebration of music, humour and hope.

DATES AND DEADLINES

Accreditations for 57th Golden Prague Festival

Czech Television

We kindly invite you to register at: www.festivalgoldenprague.cz The deadline for personal registrations is 4 September!

IMZ project won the “Creatives for Vienna” call. Now you can vote for it too!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ’s digitalisation project – “IMZ Online Services” [working title] – is among the best selected ideas in the “Creatives for Vienna” call. Now there is a public voting everyone can participate in by one simple click.

OTHER INDUSTRY NEWS

#CallForKeynote – Creative Europe Desk Kultur is looking for a keynote speaker

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

On 8 October 2020, CED Kultur will host an online conference called “Looking Ahead – New Opportunities and Visions within EU Funding for Culture after Covid-19” and are looking for a keynote speaker.

Anton Bruckner on the Big Screen

Poorhouse International

The theatrical version “Anton Bruckner – The Making of a Giant” has been released in 24 cinemas in Germany and will also be released in Austria shortly.

Help for the music sector regarding COVID-19-induced problems

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMC + EMC collected information on measures from governments + other policy-makers and initiatives from the sector.

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