Check out the complete Avant Première Programme

Author: IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Check out the multifaceted programme awaiting you at Avant Première: Exclusive previews to 560 music + dance films, cutting-edge conference programme and valuable networking opportunities with experts + decision makers from around the globe.

  • Check out the complete Avant Première Programme | Copyright: © Marcus Gaertner

    © Marcus Gaertner

Apart from the latest high-quality music + dance films, Avant Première features programme formats designed to fit the specific needs of the industry:

Special Focus “Innovation Day”
The Innovation Day on 12 February 2019 places a special emphasis on innovative technologies for the Arts, with a focus on VR, 360° and immersive sound and further explores novel + imaginative approaches to music + dance filmmaking.

Sunny Side of the Doc + IMZ Pitching Session
In cooperation with Sunny Side of the Doc, the global market place for documentary + factual content, Avant Première 2019 shines a special spotlight on performing arts documentaries. The call for proposals yielded an incredible amount + quality of projects, the five best proposals are invited to pitch at Avant Première to decision makers from BBC, ARTE France, SVT – Swedish Television, Sky Italia and distributor Wide House.

Broadcaster Lightning Talks
In order to facilitate communication + cooperation between producers + buyers, major international broadcasters like AMC International Networks – Latin America, WDR – Westdeutscher Rundfunk, ZDF – German Television, ARTE France or NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation, present their future programming + acquisition strategies for cultural content.

One-on-One Expert Sessions
In a “speed dating” format participants get the unique chance to connect with decision makers from major international broadcasters + streaming platforms like BBC Music, Sky Italia or In ten-minutes meetings emerging + established talents can pitch their projects and open up potential collaborations + coproductions.



The Csárdás Princess

ORF-Enterprise GmbH & Co KG

For the first time, ORF III is showing a live broadcast from the Vienna Volksoper, which will celebrate its 120th anniversary in 2018.

The IMZ congratulates all ICMA Winners!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

We wholeheartedly congratulate all ICMA Winners for receiving such a prestigous and important award. The International Classical Music Awards have become one of the most respected benchmarks of musical excellence.

Rossini's Guillaume Tell at the Chorégies d'Orange

Auditorium Films

Celebrating the 150th edition of the Chorégies d'Orange festival, a rare video recording of Rossini's last opera Guillaume Tell on 12 July 2019 in 4K.

Berlioz: La Symphonie Fantastique

Auditorium Films

In time for Berlioz's 150th death anniversary, Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique at the Royal Opera of Versailles.


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