May 2022

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 - The Jury is IN!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is proud to announce the final jury for this year's competition!

Review Avant Première Showreels + Catalogues online

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

IMZ Members may continue to access showreels, catalogues and key programme items on!

IMZ Academy Session at Karajan Music Tech 2022 – The Power of Blockchain!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Rewatch the entire Academy Session in the IMZ Media Library!

IMZ at Classical:NEXT – Just a few more days!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Come meet us – IMZ Members benefit from reduced rates for festival passes!

IMZ Roundtable Discusses “The New Power of Music Labels”

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Following a spirited and insightful exchange, we look forward to our next meeting in early summer.

International Emmy® Awards Semi-finals in Vienna Moved to September

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

After two years, judging will recommence in person.

Join us at Sunny Side of the Doc!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is looking forward to being part of a panel discussion and two pitching sessions – Tickets are still available!

This was the IMZ Academy Workshop 2022

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Hosted by the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, 16 eager participants learned the finer points of live multi-camera directing techniques in classical music.


Congratulations to all 2022 ICMA Award Winners!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The International Classical Music Awards Gala took place on 21 April, celebrating some of the world's finest artists.


Event Cinema Association Slate Day 2022

Event Cinema Association

Back by popular demand, the Event Cinema Association is delighted to announce the return of the ECA Slate Day – our first in-person event in over two years – which will take place on Thursday 26 May 2022 at Vue Westfield, London.


Czech Television

Who will choose the winning pictures this year?

One month left to enter the 2022 Golden Prague

Czech Television

Deadline for entering the 59th Golden Prague Festival competition is 31 May 2022.

Seize your chance to win 50.000€ – Fedora Digital Prize Deadline for Applications Extended!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The application deadline for the FEDORA Digital Prize has been extended to 16 May. Submit + compete for 50.000€ in funding.


Hannes Schalle

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is proud to formally welcome Hannes Schalle – Austrian born director, writer, producer + film-composer – to its network.


Acclaimed Monteverdi with John Eliot Gardiner

Opus Arte

The first of Gardiner’s acclaimed Monteverdi operatic trilogy being released by Opus Arte in 2022.

LSO: Harry Christophers conducts Haydn's Creation

C Major Entertainment

Haydn’s The Creation conducted by Harry Christophers with the London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra and an all-star team of soloists.

Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini

Auditorium Films

A piece of great modernity, with rich harmonic subtleties and the audacity of new instrumental combinations.

Peace & Solidarity: EUROPAKONZERT ‘22 from Liepāja

EuroArts Music International

Berliner Philharmoniker, Kirill Petrenko and Elīna Garanča at the Great Amber Hall in Liepāja, Latvia.

The Heart Dances

Poorhouse International

The creation of a new ballet by the Bubeníčeks based on Jane Campion's film The Piano for the Royal New Zealand Ballet.


AI and Classical Music

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Long established in pop music, it is now making ground in classical music: Music created using AI. We are on the verge of a new age of classical music.

El Salto, Jesús Carmona

Auditorium Films

A powerful and meaningful flamenco performance by Jesús Carmona, winner of the National Dance Award 2020.

Plácido Domingo with The Royal Opera Orchestra

Auditorium Films

An unforgettable performance by the living legend of opera, accompanied by Jennifer Rowley and the Royal Opera Orchestra directed by Laurent Campellone.

Tribute to Carolyn Carlson

Auditorium Films

A beautiful show dedicated to the great French-American choreographer and emblematic figure of contemporary dance.


La Maestra - Second Edition

Auditorium Films

The second session of La Maestra competition for female conductors was held to combat the discrimination still affecting women in the musical world.

Mountain Symphony

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Listen to the Alps. The beauty, vulnerability, transformation and destruction. What we hear changes what we see. A film that casts a spell on viewers.


In Memoriam Barbara Wunderlich

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The accomplished editor, film producer and co-founder of LowBeats passed away on 12 April.


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