Dervishes – A film by RJ Muna
Choreographed + performed by Katherine Helen Fisher + Jaime Verazin
© RJ Muna

IMZ Board 2023-25

The IMZ Executive Board for 2023-2025 consists of representatives from internationally acclaimed broadcasters, producers and distributors, as well as performing arts + educational institutions and reflects the immense diversity and quality of their fields of activity.

The voting period for the IMZ Executive Board Elections 2023-2025 concluded on 4 September, 2022; the new board was formally constituted during the IMZ General Assembly in February 2023.

IMZ Directorate

Arild Erikstad

IMZ President

Executive Producer / Editor Music Department NRK TV / International Cooperations at NRK – Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (Norway)

Emelie De Jong

IMZ Treasurer

Managing Director and Programme Director at ARTE G.E.I.E. (France)

Jason Charters

IMZ Vice-President

Producer at Riddle Films (Canada)

Stephen James-Yeoman

IMZ Vice-President

Commissioning Executive at BBC Arts and Classical Music (United Kingdom)

Elmar Kruse

IMZ Vice-President

Managing Director at C Major Entertainment (Germany)

Franz Patay

IMZ Legal Counsel

CEO at VBW International GmbH (Austria)

Katharina Jeschke

IMZ Secretary General

Secretary General at IMZ International Music + Media Centre (Austria)

IMZ Board 2023-25

Wolfgang Bergmann

Managing Director + Coordinator ARTE - ZDF at ARTE Deutschland TV (Germany)

Agné Biliunaite

Culture Editor at LRT – Lithuanian National Radio and Television (Lithuania)

Ernst Buchrucker

Managing Director at Unitel (Germany)

Daniel Celarec

Head of Music & Dance at RTV Slovenija (Slovenia)

Ditte Feuk

Executive of Drama, Theatre, Opera & Dance at SVT – Swedish Television (Sweden)

Frank Gerdes

Head of Culture at ServusTV (Austria)

Daniel Gorjão

Head of Performing Arts at RTP – Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (Portugal)

Laetitia Huberti

Head of La Première, Musiq3, Classic 21, La Trois at RTBF – Belgian Public Radio & Television (Belgium)

Mari Inamasu

Senior Producer at NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation (Japan)

Maria Kivinen

Sales Executive at Yle, the Finnish Broadcasting Company (Finland)

Ulrike Köstinger

Chief Content Officer at Operabase (Denmark)

Sandrine Laffont

Managing Director / Head of International TV Sales at EuroArts Music International (Germany)

Rita Lombardi

International Sales at RAI COM (Italy)

Reiner Moritz

Managing Director at Poorhouse International (United Kingdom)

Tomas Motl

Executive Director of CT Art / Director of Golden Prague Festival at Czech Television (Czech Republic)

François Roussillon

Producer + TV Director at François Roussillon et Associés (France)

Erwin Stürzer

General Manager Naxos Audiovisual Division at NAXOS Audiovisual Division (Germany)

Martin Traxl

Head of Culture Department / TV at ORF – Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (Austria)

Maria Willer

Producer / Managing Director at 3B-Produktion GmbH (Germany)


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