December 04, 2013 - IMZ Newsletter December
It's the end of a year and the beginning of new and exciting events in 2014! The December edition of our Newletter takes a look back and ahead: get insightsinto the Avant Première 2014 MUSIC + MEDIA MARKET BERLIN-programme, let’s resume the European Video Dance Heritage-Conference from 13 – 15 November 2013, get updated on what’s next in the IMZ Academy, learn about the Vienna Music Film Festival in Japan from 13 – 19 November 2013 and find out what’s new among IMZ Members and the industry!
November 13, 2013 - IMZ Newsletter November
Interesting novelties await you in the November edition of the IMZ newsletter! We welcome new IMZ members as well as the new IMZ Executive Board for the term 2014 – 2017, consisting of representatives of internationally acclaimed broadcasters, producers, distributors as well as an educational institution!
We held the first edition of the IMZAcademy at Golden Prague Festival, successfully implementing the idea of actively contributing to keeping up and developing new strategies regarding the high art of producing audio-visual music and dance programmes.
And of course we concentrate all our efforts on organising and starting off a “new era” with the Avant Première 2014 MUSIC + MEDIA MARKET BERLIN, taking place at the Scandic Hotel Berlin from 8 – 12 February 2014. Film submissions for the Avant Première Screenings 2014 came flying in during the past weeks and we are proud to present the Avant Première Catalogue in February 2014 featuringmore film productions and companies than ever before!
Stay tuned for more news!
October 03, 2013 - IMZ Newsletter October
Autumn is awaiting us and our October Newsletter reveals its secrets: Get prepared for the 50th edition of the ITF Golden Prague from 12 – 16 October 2013 in Prague! Of course, the successful IMZ Golden Prague Premières will be there, but also the 1st edition of the IMZ Academy – a Multi-Camera Performance Capture Workshop for young professionals under the directorship of Peter Maniura and Andy Barker! For February 2014 BERLIN is the place to go and NOW already the time to register! Get ready for one of the largest networking events in the cultural film market: The Avant Première 2014 MUSIC + MEDIA MARKET BERLIN from 8 – 12 February 2014. Online submission for the well-known Avant Première Screenings will be open from 1 – 31 October 2013! Submit your programme now! READ MORE!
September 23, 2013 - dance screen 2013 winners
If you saw even a fraction of the films at the Festival you will appreciate that choosing a winner is truly a challenge. But the Jury took on this difficult job and now we have our winners.
Best Film Award ($5,000)
The Six Seasons(FRANCE, 2012) 51min
Director: Gilles Delamas
Choreographer: Akram Khan The Six Seasons successfully integrates the dance and narrative content highlighting personal, cultural geographical and artistic worlds. The use of original music and digital effects completes the vision.
Best Student Film Award ($2,000)
Best Category C2 — Screendance Films Up To 15 Minutes
Momentum(GERMANY, 2012) 7min
Director: Boris Seewald
Choreography: Boris Seewald Inventive, original, honest, and witty, Momentum has great energy and refreshes the genre with youthful vigor. Seewald demonstrates a confident use of the film medium to convey the power and depth of the dance experience.
Best Category A — Live Performance Relay
C(H)OEURS(GERMANY/SPAIN, 2012) 100min
Director: Andreas Morell
Choreographer: Alain Platel C(h)oeurs recreates the qualities of the live performance, capturing the essence of the theatrical experience. Through all levels of production, the film demonstrates unflinching commitment to the integrity of the work.
Best Category B — Camera Rework
How Like An Angel(UK/AUSTRALIA, 2012) 47min
Director: Robert Hollingworth, Yaron Lifschitz, Circa How Like An Angel is an inspired and original work that combines movement, light, camera and location to create a poetic and powerful vision. It is a mature work that creates a lasting resonance.
Bestt Category C1 — Screendance Films Up To 5 Minutes
Written in the Margins(USA, 2012) 4min
Director: RJ Muna
Choreography: Wendy Rein, Ryan T. Smith Written In The Margins is a minimalist work that is choreographed in the editing room as much as in the studio. It is concise, sophisticated and well crafted.
Best Category C3 — Screendance Films Longer Than 15 Minutes
Voices(AUSTRIA/SLOVAKIA, 2010) 19min
Director: Peter Bebjak
Choreography: Yuri Korec, Helene Weinzierl Cinematic in its vision, Voices tells a difficult story through the body, which is minutely choreographed in a confined space. The director draws sensitive screen performances from the dancers, which lead the viewers into their
August 01, 2013 - IMZ Newsletter August
Much is happing, even during summer: Have a look in our August Newsletter to check on the upcoming events! If you are a young professional in the field of music and dance media production, sign up for the 1st edition of the IMZ Academy – a Multi-Camera Performance Capture Workshop from 13 – 15 October 2013, under the directorship of Peter Maniura from BBC Television. Do not miss out flying with us to San Francisco to celebrate the 25th anniversary of dance screen from 12 – 15 September 2013 and surely save the date for the IMZ Avant Première 2014 – Music+Media Market Berlin from 9 – 12 February 2014, where well-known Avant Première Screenings plus Panels, a Networking Lounge, a Booth Area, Individual Presentation Rooms and much more is happening!