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.



ICMA Award for “Le nozze di Figaro”

Accentus Music GmbH

The star-studded production of the Staatsoper Berlin released on DVD and Blu-ray in October 2018 receives the award as best video performance.

Joseph Haydn's The Seasons

ORF – Enterprise

This May marks the 210th anniversary of the passing of Joseph Haydn. ORF Enterprise presents a highlight from the concert hall at Schloss Esterházy.

Love and Death - The Story of Enrique Granados

Poorhouse International

A portrait of the Spanish composer Enrique Granados.

The 47th International Emmy® Awards Competition: Call for Entries

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The 46th International Emmy® Awards Competition calls for entries. The competion is open until 20 February 2019!


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