Thank you! This was Avant Première 2017!

Over 500 delegates from all over the world made this year’s Avant Première another highlight edition.

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Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin 2017 presented 8K technology by NHK, Virtual Reality for the arts, pitching sessions to international broadcasters and business networking formats.

56 production companies, 38 public and private broadcasters, 30 distributors, 34 streaming, online and VOD platforms, as well as cinema sales agencies, programme buyers, concert houses, opera houses and orchestras, music labels and dance companies of over 20 countries among many more designed and took part in a full programme of customised business promotion for the performing arts media industries.

The special screenings included films like "Il Volo – Notte Magica: A Tribute to the Three Tenors" presented by C Major Entertainment – with a live concert of Il Volo –, "Ravel by Cherkaoui & Verbruggen“ with special guest Jeroen Verbruggen by EuroArts Music International and "A Midsummer Night`s Dream“ presented by BelAir Media.

Avant Première market screenings showed films like "Ingmar Bergman through the Choreographer`s Eye" by Nordisk Drama & Documenter AB in the presence of Ingmar Bergman Junior, "In the Mystical Land of Kaydara“ directed by Jüri Tallinn and presented by ERR – Estonian Public Broadcasting and "The Florence Foster Jenkins Story" presented by 3B-Produktion.



Interview with Jan Schmidt-Garre

PARS Media

Barbara Eckle in conversation with director Jan Schmidt-Garre about the perpendicular moment in time, ecological theatre, charged props, unyielding scenes and the mysteries of second reality.

Bohuslav Martinu documentary

Czech Television

Czech Television has started the preparations of the documentary devoted to the famous composer Bohuslav Martinu.

Karajan - The Maestro and his festival

Eliette und Herbert von Karajan Institut

Herbert von Karajan and his own festival, Salzburg Easter Festival. The new film by Hannes M. Schalle - celebrating 50 years of passion for music.

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg: The Inauguration Concert

C Major Entertainment

“A striking building, a scintillating concert!” (The New York Times)


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