The international Trade Fair for Performing Arts Films

Concerts and opera:
classical music films
for high-class
tv programmes

In Memoriam Claudio Abbado - Opening Concert Lucerne Festival 2013
Prod. Company: ACCENTUS Music
Co-Prod. Company: NHK, Schweizer Fernsehen, ZDF
Distribution TV: C Major Enterntainment
© Georg Anderhub

Most of the programmes I show,
I discover at Avant Première
Arild Erikstad
Executive Producer, NRK Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

Focus on Pop Music
2015 Avant Première covers the scope of
pop music film in a selected programme

Soulpower, a 4 x 52' series
Prod. Company: Signed Media
Co-Prod. Company: ZDF/Arte
Distribution: C Major Entertainment
© Brian Adams

Opera on screen
at Avant Première

LaFanciulla del West
Prod. Company: ORF
Co-Prod. Company: ARTE, Unitel Classica
Distribution TV: C Major Entertainment
© ORF Milenko Badzic

At Avant Première I reach all
professional contacts and get a serious
update of visual music production
Marie Kucerova
Manager of Development, Music + Theatre, Czech Television

Technology for the performing arts
TIME Lab by Fraunhofer HHI
the new immersive media experience
for the enhancement of music reception:
360° recording and projection
plus interactive soundsystem

Avant Première:
Classical music
on screen

The New Year's Concert 2014 - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Prod. Company: ORF
Distribution: Sony Music
© ORF Milenko Badzic

In the world of the arts on film,
the Avant Première is like a lifeline
to me and my company
Larry Weinstein
Director Producer, Rhombus Media Inc

It's all Pop!
2015 complements classical music and
dance films with a pop music focus

CocoRosie At The Bouffes Du Nord
Prod. Company: Sombrero & Co
© Sombrero & Co

Before the première:
the best in performing arts films
for TV and cinema in the Avant Première Screenings

Mission Incognito: Rolando Villazón
Director: Claus Wischmann, Beatrix Conrad
Producer: Sounding Images
© Boris Streubel

Workshop by Berlinale Talents and Fraunhofer HHI at Avant Première

Berlinale Talents has announced its main theme for 2015: A space discovery!
WEDNESDAY 11 FEB 2015 features a joint workshop with Berlinale Talents and Fraunhofer HHI: "CREATING SPACE IN VIDEO AND AUDIO" on the pioneering TIME Lab. A space discovery of a different kind!


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Enjoy Early Bird Rates until
30 November 2014

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Avant Première 2014

What happened last year?
Watch the 2014-Trailer!

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The best in performing arts films

Avant Première Screenings feature around 500 cultural film productions. Submit your film now!


Accommodation update!

Visit Berlin at the most exciting time of the year and stay right at the city centre: Berlin Potsdamer Platz. Enjoy special hotel rates - even from 7 Feb 2015!


Technical innovations for the Arts: TIME Lab by Fraunhofer HHI

Avant Première Special Presentation presents 360° recording and projection at a 7K resolution in 3D plus interactive sound system


The 2015 Sujet: Einstein on the Beach by Telmondis

An Opera in four acts by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson