Avant Première Opening Celebrations on 17 + 18 Feb

Author: IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Join us and international experts in the performing arts films industry together with renowned stars for two nights of beneficial networking + exclusive celebrations!

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Before the actual start of Avant Première 2018, we will celebrate a spectacular kick-off at Berlin’s most famous music + TV event, the “Berlin Live” club concert by ARTE Concert!

Kick–Off Party on 17 February
in cooperation with ARTE Berlin Live
with IMZ/ARTE VIP Reception and
live performances by Elise LeGrow + Fritz Kalkbrenner

17 FEB 2018, doors open at 19:30, programme starts at 20:30
SchwuZ, Rollbergerstrasse 26, 12053 Berlin

After the first day of screenings, insights + professional networking, join us for the official Opening Ceremony on 18 February at 17:00 and mingle with experts + industry representatives from all over the world.

Avant Première Opening Ceremony on 18 February
with live performance by Igudesman & Joo,
Keynote Speech by Barbara Gessler, Head of Unit Creative Europe at European Commission and
Special Screening of "Sound-Treck Europe"

18 FEB 2018, 17:00
Hotel Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz, Gabriele-Tergit-Promenade 19, 10963 Berlin

Please note that guest list places are limited and allocated on a first come first serve basis.
Contact us at office(at) until 25 January 2018 if you would like to join us!



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