• The IMZ is a global networking platform of the international music, dance and cultural film community, dedicated to the creation and promotion of performing arts films. Our diverse activities help producers, distributors, broadcasters, orchestras, opera houses, dance companies and many more to connect worldwide and foster business opportunities.more about the IMZ

International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ International Music + Media Centre
is a platform of 150 member companies in the international cultural film community, dedicated to the creation and promotion of performing arts through via audio-visual media. As business network the IMZ brings together all industry segments from the creators of the performing arts - opera and concert houses - to their application in the audio-visual branches - production, distribution, public and private broadcast.

Music and dance on screen: 
Our customised activities, programmes and resources help creating, trading, coproducing, distributing and broadcasting performing arts TV programmes worldwide.

Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin

16-19 February 2016 // Berlin, Germany

Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin

Avant Première is the largest international trade fair for cultural TV production in Berlin and presents latest music and dance films for worldwide broadcasting. Hosted by the IMZ annually at Berlin Potsdamer Platz, right across from the Berlinale Filmfestival and the European Film Market, Avant Première welcomes around 700 international experts and major brands in film production, distribution or broadcasting.


Catalogue preview: See screening slots of all presenting companies and a list of all films presented

Juan Diego Flórez at Avant Première 2016

Welcoming Juan Diego Flórez as special guests at the opening of Avant Première on Tue 16 Feb 2016

berlinale talents master classes

In cooperation with Berlinale Talents, Avant Première participants can access two Masterclasses exploring innovation in sound design


9 - 12 June 2016 // Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom


dancescreen 2016

We proudly present: dancescreen 2016 taking place in cooperation with BalletBoyz in the UK. The successful event first launched in 1988 is one of the world’s leading international dance film festivals, competitions and conferences. Each dancescreen edition has partnered with an existing dance film festival in the US, UK or Europe.

ONLINE FILM SUBMISSION: 2 November 2015 - 31 January 2016

Participate in the dancescreen competition 2016! All submitted films will be visible in the dancescreen Online Catalogue

DANCESCREEN 2016 AT FRAME – The London Dance Film Festival

The 14th dancescreen edition will take place within FRAME – The London dance film festival, presented by the Balletboyz, from 9-12 June 2016 at Kingston Upon Thames, UK

Watch the dancescreen 2013 Trailer

Trailer from dancescreen 2013 with San Francisco Dance Film Festival
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