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IMZ Newsletter August 2015

Time is running and summer is reaching its peak... here we go with the brand new edition of the monthly IMZ Newsletter presenting the programme of the second half of Film Festival at Wiener Rathausplatz, this year in its 25th edition. See all information and updates on the IMZ Academy in Prague 2015 and advertising at Avant Premières 2016 in Berlin. Discover several new productions featuring Arvo Pärt, Alexandre Tharaud, the Hurricane Festival or Plácido Domingo at Royal Opera House. And don't forget to read the competition and programme updates on the 52nd ITF Golden Prague Festival!
Enjoy reading!


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dancescreen 2016 - Submission Opens In November 2015 | 9 - 12 June 2016 | Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom First launched in 1988, dancescreen is now one of the world's leading international dance film festivals, competitions and conferences. The next edition of dancescreen will take place in Kingston upon Thames in cooperation with FRAME, the London Dance Film Festival presented by BalletBoyz from 9 - 12 June 2016.

Film Festival At Wiener Rathausplatz | 4 July - 6 September 2015 | Vienna, Austria Time flies and here we are already half way through the 25th edition of the Rathausplatz Film Festival! After a very promising opening night with Pink Floyd, August will start with a dazzling production of Cole Porter's musical Kiss Me Kate, sung in German and with a great cast from the Komische Oper Berlin!

IMZ Academy 2015 - All About Opera Online | 1 - 2 October 2015 | Prague, Czech Republic Join us for the "IMZ Academy 2015 - All About Opera Online" from 1-2 October 2015 at International Television Festival Golden Prague.

International Emmy Awards Semi-Final Round of Judging | 1 - 2 July 2015 | Vienna, Austria The IMZ was once again entitled by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to host the Semi-Final Round of Judging for the 2015 International EMMY® Awards in the Category Arts Programming.

Membership upgrade: IMZ Supporting Partners - Extra promotion and reduced participation fees IMZ Members of all categories can now upgrade their membership to increase their visibility to the max. IMZ Supporting Partners now represent their company, products or services most prominently while enjoying -15% on participation fees for all events hosted by the IMZ.

Special Screenings at Avant Première 2016: Submit your proposal now! Avant Première welcomes IMZ Members and non-members to host Special Screenings and Market Screenings at its 2016 edition, 16 - 19 Feb 2016. Present your film production as a full-length evening screening in on or off-side venues providing a festive surrounding at heightened focus by public and press.

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Vienna Music Film Festival in Yekaterinburg | 24 June - 11 July 2015 | Yekaterinburg, Russia In Yekaterinburg they call it "watching music". And this is what they did for the sixth time this year in cooperation with the IMZ.


IMZ Member News

Celebrating Arvo Pärt's 80th Birthday - Performance And Documentary Now Completed ACCENTUS MUSIC GMBH On 11 September, Arvo Pärt, the most performed contemporary composer in the world, will be celebrating his 80th birthday. ACCENTUS Music has been producing the world premiere of the light and music spectacle Adam's Passion which is also subject of the first international documentary about the Estonian composer. Both, performance and documentary are now completed and ready for delivery.

Lucerne Festival ACCENTUS MUSIC GMBH At this year's summer edition of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACCENTUS Music will be broadcasting the opening concert with the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA under the baton of Bernard Haitink.

New on DVD: Isang Yun - INBETWEEN North And South Korea ACCENTUS MUSIC GMBH Filmed in North and South Korea, this documentary explores whether music can overcome the boundaries of a divided country. There is one figure representing the two Koreas, a figure whose life in itself forms a bridge between both worlds: Korean composer Isang Yun is one of the very few people acknowledged on both sides.

Arvo Pärt - The Early Years | St. John Passion ARTHAUS MUSIK GMBH Arthaus Musik proudly presents Arvo Pärt - The Early Years and St. John Passion - Portrait and Concert.

Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 3 (109119 / 109120) ARTHAUS MUSIK GMBH Bernard Haitink is one of the most sought-after Mahler conductors of our day. In this concert of Mahler's third Symphony, recorded live from the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, he conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

Kiri Te Kanawa - I Could Have Danced All Night (109125 / 109126) ARTHAUS MUSIK GMBH Out Now: Kiri Te Kanawa - I Could Have Danced All Night presented by Arthaus Musik.

Alcina BEL AIR MEDIA Composed by Händel in 1735, Alcina opens this year the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in a new production conducted by Andrea Marcon and staged by Katie Mitchell with a great cast : Patricia Petibon, Philippe Jaroussky, Anna Prohaska, Katarina Bradic.

Carmen BEL AIR MEDIA Bizet's Carmen - one of the most beloved operas and a symbol of French Romantism - staged at the world-famous Chorégies d'Orange for the eighth time.

Hurricane Festival 2015 C MAJOR ENTERTAINMENT GMBH The Hurricane Festival - Germany's leading Alternative and Rock Festival takes place every year in the beautiful countryside of Northern Germany between Bremen und Hamburg since 1997.

I Due Foscari Starring Plácido Domingo At Royal Opera House C MAJOR ENTERTAINMENT GMBH I due Foscari, Verdi's sixth opera, is one of his darkest and saddest. At its heart is a father's realization that there is nothing he can do to protect his family against the world's cruelties.

Turandot Live From Bregenz Festival C MAJOR ENTERTAINMENT GMBH C Major presents a new spectacular Open-Air production from the world's largest floating stage, the famous Seebühne at the Bregenz Festival: Giacomo Puccini Turandot, staged by Marco Arturo Marelli - the Wiener Symphoniker under the baton of Paolo Carignani, starring Riccardo Massi, Mlada Khudoley and Guanqun Yu.

52nd ITF Golden Prague Competition and Programme 30 Sep - 3 Oct 2015 | New Stage of the National Theatre | Prague, Czech Republic CESKA TELEVIZE Deadline for programme submissions has been prolonged! You can submit your programme until 12 August 2015!

The Metropolitan Opera live in HD CLASART CLASSIC The programmes from the 9th season of the award winning series The Met live in HD are now available for TV, distributed by Clasart Classic. The ten performances show the entire range of opera, from all-time favorites like Macbeth starring Anna Netrebko to rarities like Bartók's psychological thriller Bluebeard's Castle in an exciting new production by Mariusz Trelinski.

New Releases August EUROARTS MUSIC INT. GMBH New Releases August: Balcea Quartet - Czech Philharmonic - Pepe Romeo.

The One Shot Concert EUROARTS MUSIC INT. GMBH OK, yes, we've told you about this one before - probably more than once. But we're just so excited about it! So without a lot of further ado, just have a look at some of these brand new pictures below - they really do speak for themselves.

The Supreme Sophisticate: Mr. Cole Porter EUROARTS MUSIC INT. GMBH It might be an interesting project to find out just how many movie scores of the past decades feature at least one of Cole Porter's songs. Then again, there might just be too many to count.

Gordon Getty PETER ROSEN PRODUCTIONS, INC. A documentary by Peter Rosen on composer Gordon Getty to "Sneak Preview" at Napa Valley Festival Del Sole in july.

In the Tracks of... Six Brand New Documentaries POORHOUSE INTERNATIONAL LTD. Poorhouse International is proud to present Pascale Cuenot´s In the Tracks of..., a series of six documentaries on leading film composers, with in-depth interviews, location shooting, recording sessions and plenty of film clips to prove the point

New Recording: Alexandre Tharaud POORHOUSE INTERNATIONAL LTD. Poorhouse International as the official distributor of LGM, Paris, will bring a stunning new recording with Alexandre Tharaud to Golden Prague and Mipcom.

Le Nozze di Figaro - A TV And Web Broadcast Live From Salzburg Festival 2015 SERVUSTV On 9 August, 6:00 pm, ServusTV offers the live broadcast of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro from the Salzburg Festival.

All About Opera! SOUNDING IMAGES GMBH In conjugation with numerous media partners from all over Germany sounding images embarks on a cross media journey through Germany's opera houses.

Filmopera Academy SYQUALI CROSSMEDIA AG Syquali Crossmedia AG Zuerich offers a Filmopera Academy on the Brissago Islands on Lago Maggiore from 30 August to 4 September 2015.

Jacques Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann From Bregenz Festival UNITEL GMBH & CO.KG "The opera visit of the year - the Bregenz Festival presents The Tales of Hoffmann and lets you forget everything else, what you saw last!" wrote no less than Eleonore Büning in the FAZ about Stefan Herheim's new production of Jacques Offenbach's masterpiece at the Bregenz Festival, starring Kerstin Avemo, Mandy Fredrich, Rachel Frenkel, Daniel Johansson and Michael Volle.

New World Music Doc and Performance: Festnapuan, The Music In The Heart of Vanuatu + American Gospel Junior WINDROSE Vibrate on Vanuatu's musics, in the dream Pacific Ocean archipelago. Every year, it welcomes the music Festival Festnapuan, rich of its musical melting pot, between traditional local music and current international trends.

Street Ballet: Windrose's Latest Ballet Acquisition WINDROSE This contemporary ballet is based on a hip hop choreography playing with "classical" arts codes to outstand it and delight a wider audience. Tactum, The Elements Of Dance A Wind Of Change For Dance Programming WINDROSE This dance film in three acts will let you enjoy contemporary dance, tango and classical ballet universes.

Tactum, the Elements of Dance A Wind Of Change For Dancing Programming WINDROSE This dance film in three acts will let you enjoy contemporary, dance, tango and classical ballet universes.

 

 

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