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Avant Première Screenings 2020

The Avant Première Screenings are the core element of Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin. Full and Affiliate IMZ Members can present a showreel of their latest productions to an audience of industry professionals – buyers, producers, distributors, broadcasters and potential partners.

Around 70 international key market players present exclusive previews to 550 performing arts films to more than 600 experts and decision makers in performing arts films. As the largest sales event + coproduction market for the performing arts in audiovisual media, Avant Première contributes to a majority of cultural TV programming in broadcasting + streaming around the globe.

Be part of this unique trade fair for the cultural TV industry and showcase your latest productions to 600 international experts from performing arts + media!

Please note that only Full and Affiliate IMZ Members can present their productions in the Avant Première Screenings to gain visibility in the global TV content market. Not a member yet? Learn more about the benefits of the IMZ Membership.

Online film submission for the Avant Première Screenings is open from 1 September - 4 November 2019 for
Full + Affiliate IMZ Members with active membership status. Please note that the Agreement on the guidelines for the Avant Première Screenings 2020 has to be signed and returned to the IMZ Office at c.kruzik(at)imz.at until
23 September to unlock your film submission.

Don't forget to dazzle us with your showreel as our audience of industry professionals will once again vote for the most entertaining + creative showreel of the day to determine who gets to take home the Golden Elk Award!

Need some inspiration? Check out all previous showreels in the IMZ Media Channel! As an exclusive service for IMZ Members, you can check out Avant Première showreels as well as crucial production details once you are logged in with your personal account.

Avant Première Screenings Block 1

Sunday 23 Feb 202011:30 - 13:00Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz,
Screening Hall

Royal Conservatoire of The Hague


Eos Films TV

François Roussillon et Associés

Latvian Television

THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET

Avant Première Screenings Block 2

Sunday 23 Feb 202013:30 - 15:00Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz,
Screening Hall

Lumikinos Production

ORF – Austrian Broadcasting Corporation

Overtone Films

Opéra national de Paris

PARS Media

Czech Television

Naxos Audiovisual Division

Syquali Crossmedia

Avant Première Screenings Block 3

Sunday 23 Feb 202015:20 - 17:00Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz,
Screening Hall

CLC Productions / Tangaro


Visom Digital

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Liberator Film Services Limited

EuroArts Music International

Unison – Croatian Music Alliance


Avant Première Screenings Block 4

Monday 24 Feb 202009:30 - 11:00Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz,
Screening Hall

NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation

3 minutes West

Telmondis Distribution


Accentus Music


Bel Air Media

Avant Première Screenings Block 5

Monday 24 Feb 202011:20 - 13:00Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz,
Screening Hall

Idéale Audience

ZDF – German Television

Clasart Classic

BBC Music

Riddle Films

Auditorium Films

C Major Entertainment

Avant Première Screenings Block 6

Tuesday 25 Feb 202009:30 - 11:00Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz,
Screening Hall

The Moscow Philharmonic Society

Poorhouse International

NRK – Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation


VBW International

Heliox Films

Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images

Avant Première Screenings Block 7

Tuesday 25 Feb 202011:20 - 13:00Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz,
Screening Hall

Stanza Media

SVT – Swedish Television

Peiling Film & TV

sounding images

SRF – Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen


New World Symphony

MUSEEC / medici.tv

Avant Première Screenings Block 8

Wednesday 26 Feb 202009:30 - 10:45Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz,
Screening Hall

Classic Arts Showcase

RTV Slovenija

Arthaus Musik

Czech Philharmonic


RSI – Radiotelevisione Svizzera


Avant Première Screenings Block 9

Wednesday 26 Feb 202011:00 - 12:15Scandic Hotel Potsdamer Platz,
Screening Hall

Yle, the Finnish Broadcasting Company

Signed Media Produktion

ERR – Estonian Public Broadcasting

Eagle Rock Entertainment


Opus Arte


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