Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin

Avant Première is the largest international trade fair for cultural TV content
and presents latest film productions for worldwide transmission.
Avant Première: See performing arts films before they premiere.


The largest trade fair for cultural TV and performing arts in audiovisual media. Trade show, Market Place, Screenings, Conference, Exhibition and Networking Event: All in one place for four days!

What’s on

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From 17-21 February 2018 the international cultural film industry met in Berlin and took over the Hotel Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz.
This fifth edition of Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin set again new records and was one of the most succesful and fruitful editions to date.

  • 598 participants from 37 countries
    from all over the world

  • 1435 minutes of exclusive previews
    to a record number of
    600 music + dance films presented by
    70 international key market players

  • 4 music + dance films screened at EFM European Film Market

  • 39 international experts
    presented during the cutting-edge conference programme

  • A whole day dedicated to innovative technologies for arts + film with a focus on VR, AR and 360°

  • 10 major broadcasters shared
    their future programming + acquisition strategies

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Thank you! This was Avant Première 2018!

Avant Première 2018 was an amazing and record-breaking edition! Check out our picture gallery to revive the experience!


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70 % of productions which will be broadcasted in my slot are those that I collect here at Avant Première.

Masumi Kawaguchi
Senior Producer,
NHK – Japan Broadcasting Company

It's a market place but at the same time, it's a place of ideas.

Thomas Oberender
Managing Director,
Berliner Festspiele

Avant Première is important because it's the ideal place to meet those people who either programme or produce or distribute classical music.

Jan Mojto

Avant Première Partners


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