October 2023

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.


Early Bird Tickets Now Available for Avant Première 2024: Don't Miss Out!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Get ready for the most anticipated industry event of the year! Between 17-21 February 2024, Berlin will once again play host to the Avant Première Music + Media Market, bringing together the music + art performance film industry for a thriving and connecting experience.


Happy 60th Birthday, ITF Golden Prague!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

ITF Golden Prague celebrated its 60th birthday, and the IMZ is proud to have been an integral part of the festival and its celebrations!

IMZ Job Advertisement: we are looking for a Project Assistant!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Are you the person that likes organising and making things happen? We are looking for a project assistant for the Avant Première 2024 in Berlin, and that just might be you, or someone you are thinking of right now.

IMZ Music Academy in Lisbon strarting soon, fully booked

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Starting with the preparing workshop early this October, the IMZ Academy in Lisbon will commence to tutor the next generation of live performance multi-camera directing for classical music in Lisbon in November.

Once more, IMZ welcomes Sunny Side of the Doc to team up for the Avant Premiere Pitching Sessions!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Claim your chance to highlight your newest production ideas in front of renown industry experts and decision makers in Berlin. Send us your pitching project!

Promote your Business and Productions at Avant Première

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Get ready for the cultural TV and VOD industry's highlight of the year! Avant Première Music + Media Market 2024 returns from 17-22 February at the esteemed Hotel Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz.

Submissions Are Open for Avant Première Screenings

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Submit your productions to the most important trade fair for cultural TV and VOD content – for IMZ Full- and Affiliate Members only. Submissions are open now!


Cédric Klapisch’s Magic Flute

François Roussillon et Associés

The famous French filmmaker Cedric Klapisch makes his debut into the world of opera

Christian Spuck: BOVARY

Accentus Music

Accentus Music will be recording Christian Spuck’s first choreography as artistic director of the Staatsballett Berlin on October 20th.

Documentary “We are on Air!” ready for delivery

Accentus Music

Accentus Music has completed post-production on its documentary celebrating the 100th anniversary of radio orchestras in Europe.

Please call me Claudio…

EuroArts Music International

Dive into the magical realm of a musical luminary, whose legacy enchants both old souls and young virtuosos.


EBU-IMZ Outstanding Achievement Award

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Mikael Karlsson and Alexander Ekman triumph as EBU – IMZ Outstanding Achievement Awardees!

Orphea in Love wins Grand Prix at Golden Prague

EuroArts Music International

A sweet homage to the opera and to love itself - just as close to Flashdance as to Gluck or Puccini

Suites for a suffering world wins Opus Klassik

EuroArts Music International

Innovation Award for Sustainability: A moving musical and visual plea for greater care and humility toward the beauty of our planet


Venice TV Award

The event, supported by the IMZ, awards the year’s television masterpieces.


CCI Thrive returns from the Ars Electronica Festival with rich impressions

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Where to hold a workshop for the digitally innovative project CCI Thrive, if not at the Ars Electronica Festival?

FILM in AUSTRIA + the new Austrian Incentives

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

FILM in AUSTRIA is the first and central point of contact for international film, TV and streaming productions that plan to shoot in Austria.


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