It was the official opening of Avant Première 2015 inviting participants and the local creative industries - at free entry!
400 visitors joined us through an evening of Fraunhofer HHI's world premiere of Playing the Space on the mobile TiME Lab, Jason Charters and Liam Romalis from Riddle Films / Canada and IMZ Board Member Hazel Wright and IMZ Vice-President Henk van der Meulen introduced Avant Première and IMZ First Timers to the benefits of the trade fair and the network behind it. The evening was closed by the Special Screening 'The Pianist Menahem Pressler - The Life I Love', presented by EuroArts International.
AVANT PREMIÈRE SCREENINGS
550 latest performing arts films for TV presented by 70 international companies
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SPECIAL SCREENINGS AT BERLINER PHILHARMONIE
Special Screening '2Cellos live at Arena Pula' with 2 Cellos Luka Šulic and Stjepan Hauser, Marc Cavall, VP Finance & Business Affairs / Sony Music Entertainment, Elmar Kruse, Owner / C Major Entertainment.
Special Screening 'Il Trovatore' with conductor Daniel Barenboim, tenor Plácido Domingo, stage director Philipp Stölzl, Jan Mojto, CEO / Unitel GmbH, Johannes Everding, Managing Director / Unitel CLASSICA, Thomas Hieber, Head of Business and Legal Affairs / Unitel GmbH.
ONE-ON-ONE EXPERT SESSIONS
Those were intense coaching and feedback talks!
Aspiring as well as experienced filmmakers joined Avant Première 2015 to get advice from our experts.
With Niklas Arens / Sales & Marketing Manager, C Major Entertainment GmbH, Martin Brem / Head of Music Portfolio at Red Bull Media House, Christian Göbel / Label Manager for Motor Entertainment, Dieter Schneider / Commissioning Editor at ZDF, Andrew Winter / Managing Director of TV Sales & Music Acquisition at Eagle Rock Entertainment, Jan Younghusband / Head of Music & Events Commissioning on BBC Television
PANEL 'WHAT MAKES A GREAT POP DOC?'
With Jan Younghusband (Host) / Head of Music & Events Commissioning at BBC Television, Mark Cooper / Head of BBC Music TV in London, Jean Alexander Ntivyihabwa / CEO at Signed Media, Julien Temple / Music Documentary & Video Director, Ben Whalley / Music Television Series Producer at BBC, Andrew Winter / Managing Director of TV Sales & Music Aquisition at Eagle Rock Entertainment
PANEL 'WHO MOVED MY MARKETING BUDGET?'
With Bernhard Fleischer (Host) / Producer & Managing Director at BFMI, Per Hauber / Senior Vice President at Sony Classical International, Stefanie Suren / Deutsche Welle (DW), Culture & Society
PANEL 'BROADCASTING IN A CHANGING MARKET?'
With Axel Brüggemann (Host) / Journalist & TV-presenter, Wolfgang Bergmann / Arte Coordinator at ZDF & Managing Director at ARTE, Masumi Kawaguchi / Senior producer of Music & Theater Programs Division at NHK, Elmar Kruse / Owner C Major Entertainment GmbH, Jan Mojto / CEO Unitel GmbH, Mark Wilkinson / President at Deutsche Grammophon
SPECIAL PRESENTATION BY YLE
Yle, the Finnish Broadcasting Corporation celebrated the 150th anniversary of composer Jean Sibelius at the Finnish Embassy Berlin.
FRAUNHOFER HEINRICH HERTZ INSTITUTE AT AVANT PREMIÈRE 2015
Technology for the performing arts: the mobile Time Lab presents immersive media applications for cultural institutions
With Ralf Schäfer / Head of Division Video / Fraunhofer HHI, Kathleen Schröter / Head of Corporate Communications & Marketing / Fraunhofer HHI, Robert Zimmermann / Managing Director / Berlin, Hans-Hermann Rehberg / Choir Manager / Berlin Radio Choir Phil Media GmbH, Christian Weißig / Project Manager TiME-Lab / Fraunhofer HHI, Corinna Volkmann / Media Consultant/ Production Manager (PLAYING THE SPACE), Marianne Wendt / Editor and Director, Bernhard Albrecht / Lecturer / Filmuniversity Potsdam Babelsberg, Thomas Koch / Research Associate / Fraunhofer HHI, Josef Kluger / Managing Director / KUK Film, Jochen Sandig / Artistic Director / Radialsystem V, David Haneke / Director, Videodesigner, Videographer, Filmmaker, Performer