March 2024

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.


Doppelganger - Jonas Kaufmann

C Major Entertainment

Staged by Claus Guth, a reimagining of Schubert’s Schwanengesang in a spectacular performance by Jonas Kaufmann and Helmut Deutsch.

Festspielhaus Baden-Baden: Elektra

EuroArts Music International

Easter Festival in Baden-Baden: Strauss' Elektra in a new production by director Philipp Stölzl with Kirill Petrenko & the Berliner Philharmoniker.

Hauser live in Budapest

C Major Entertainment

Cellist Stjepan Hauser dominates the stage in Budapest for his groundbreaking 'Rebel With a Cello' concert.

The Whiteley Art Scandal

ABC Commercial

True crime and fine arts collide in this thrilling two-part special about the high-stakes world of art dealing.

Young Generation - Joana Mallwitz

C Major Entertainment

Joana Mallwitz and the Konzerthausorchester Berlin host a gala with brilliant soloists: Bomsori, Kian Soltani, Rafał Blechacz and more.


IMZ at Karajan Music Tech Conference

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

We were proud to collaborate with Karajan MusicTech, hosting a panel on 'Innovation, Technology and Digitalisation in TV Programming for the Performing Arts'.

Sunny Side of the Doc 2024: Special Rates For IMZ Members

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Last chance to submit your project and present + pitch to over 2200 factual content experts and gain exposure + visibility at the IMZ Umbrella Stand.


Photo Gallery

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Avant Première came back to Berlin for another great edition, reaffirming its importance in the cultural film sector. Check out our gallery to see the highlights of Avant Première 2024.


IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Relive the five amazing days of Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin 2024.


Mark your calendars for next year's Avant Première Music + Media Market: 15-19 February in Berlin!



CCI Thrive Presentation at Avant Première

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

During the Innovation Day of Avant Première 2024, the presentation "CCI Thrive - seeing with new (CC)Eyes" showcased groundbreaking digital advancements intended to boost the competitiveness of the cultural and creative industries (CCI).

FEDORA Prizes Biennale 2025

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The call for applications for the FEDORA Prizes Biennale 2025 is now open!

Open Letter ARGE

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

In early March, the ARGE penned an open letter addressed to the Austrian government, demanding that political leaders fulfill the promises made in their government programme regarding cultural diversity for the legislative period 2020-2024.

STAGE+ will stream LIVE from Tokyo Spring Festival

Deutsche Grammophon GmbH

In 2024 the Tokyo Spring Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary. With Deutsche Grammophon they will broadcast two concerts LIVE in March.

tanz:digital platform online now!

Dachverband Tanz Deutschland e.V.

tanz:digital is a central streaming and knowledge platform for the professional dance scene in Germany. Register now to become part of tanz:digital!

Terence Blanchard's Champion wins Grammy Award

Clasart Classic

The Metropolitan Opera's recording of Champion, distributed by Clasart Classic, wins the renowned Award in the category Best Opera Recording.

Venice TV Award: Call For Entries

Venice TV Award

The Venice TV Award 2024, supported by IMZ, is now accepting entries. Members of the IMZ receive a 25% discount for the first entry.


Alles klar, Klassik? - Axel Brüggeman

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Tune into the latest episode (Episode #53: Klassik im Fernsehen) of the podcast, featuring various members of the IMZ. Please note, all the episodes are presented in German.

Voices of Dance - Dachverband Tanz Deutschland

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

In the new season, the podcast celebrates the 30th anniversary of Tanzplattform Deutschland, which serves as a vital space for discourse and presentation of contemporary dance in Germany, fostering connections among artists, curators, and journalists.


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