“Going Live - From the performing arts stage to screens worldwide”

This IMZ Academy edition takes place in the course of the International Television Festival Golden Prage from 20-21 September and focuses on online live transmissions for music + dance performances.

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Whether you consider setting up a live cinema relay, plan to make an online live stream or just try out Facebook Live for a special event – Find out what "Live" can do for your performances and programmes! This IMZ Academy helps you define the key factors for your individual strategy.

This is the perfect opportunity for you or a representative of your Digital Media or Marketing Department to benefit from exclusive insights + valuable connections! Find out what previous IMZ Academy Participants have to say:

“Highly professional and inspiring speakers with incredibly valuable experience!”

“The presentations are not only theoretical but based on big and succesful projects, which was extremely helpful.”

“The networking is fantastic! You can meet interesting, talented and creative peers as well as real decision-makers.”

Get further impressions about the experience of IMZ Academy Participants!

Join us for hands-on best practice and fresh insights through real-life case studies:

• Peter Maniura, IMZ Academy Director and Head of Digital Development at BBC Music, assesses the expansion of live relays over the years with the example of the BBC, and evaluates the role of social media for “going live”.

• Hervé Boissière, Founder and CEO at, portrays the media partnership between the Verbier Festival and the online platform as they celebrate 10 years of “going live” together.

• John Kieser, Executive Vice President + Provost at New World Symphony, considers the impact of live relays on artists and recommends appropriate training strategies.

• Peter Stewart, Digital + Social Media Producer at BBC, Author of “The Live-Streaming Handbook”, shares his extensive and multi-faceted experience with live-streaming and provides practical advice.




IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Summer time is festival time: The contemporary dance festival TANZtheater INTERNATIONAL will present its 33rd edition from 30 August to 8 September 2018 at various venues in Hanover, Germany. The festival’s main venue is the Orangerie Herrenhausen, located in Hanover’s famous historical Royal gardens.

RCO Opening 2018: Daniele Gatti & Evgeny Kissin

C Major Entertainment

Evgeny Kissin is returning to the Concertgebouw Orchestra playing Liszt’s First Piano Concerto, lead by chief conductor Daniele Gatti.

Hommage à Gounod

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In homage to Gounod, the Orchestre National de France present a concert retracing his career through little-known pieces and some of his greatest successes.

Diane Reeves brings Carnegie Hall to Berlin

EuroArts Music International

Diane Reeves with National Youth Orchestra of the USA at Young Euro Classic 2018.


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