Kalevi Aho: Sieidi - Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra (2010) © Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, 2018

IMZ Academy Workshop 2022: “Live Multi-Camera Directing in Classical Music”

1-day online module*

26-28 April 2022, Gothenburg (Sweden)

Hosted by
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Are you a young director, a broadcaster, a performance art institution or an enthusiast for music + performances? Then this hands-on IMZ Academy Workshop is your dream come true!

This highly practical IMZ Academy Workshop is aimed at the next generation of the music + media industry, keen to understand the craft of multi-camera directing for concert coverage in the digital age, and offers the exclusive chance to work with the GSO. The course will provide a series of planning, scripting and directing activities with IMZ Academy Director Peter Maniura and EMMY-nominated multi-camera director and filmmaker Kriss Russman.


Your benefits at a glance:

  • Renowned speakers with rich industry background share their unique insights
  • Practice-driven approach to learning with real-life case studies
  • Networking opportunities with international peers
  • Engage + connect with the IMZ Community and open up potential collaborations with the music + media sector


    *exact date tbc, approx 2-3 weeks in advance


    Wednesday, 26 - Thursday, 28 Aprilhands-on workshop




    Freelance Director + Digital Strategist, IMZ Academy Director

    Peter Maniura is an award-winning TV producer and director with more than twenty-five years’ experience in music + arts broadcasting at the BBC and the EBU. He is also a digital media consultant and guest lecturer. His most recent role at the BBC was Project Director, Classical Archive and Orchestras Digital Strategy for BBC Music; opening up the BBC’S unique music archive to the public in new ways. Prior to this he was Head of Digital Development for BBC Arts covering festivals, events and performances across the art forms. He was also commissioner for BBC Arts Online, which he launched in May 2014. Previously he was Creative Director and Curator of the new experimental BBC/Arts Council England digital online arts service “The Space” which launched in May 2012 promoting digital innovation and creativity in the arts.


    EMMY-nominated, multi-camera Director + Filmmaker

    Kriss Russman is an EMMY-nominated, Royal Television Society (RTS) award-winning documentary and multi-camera director specialising in classical music broadcasts and recordings. He has made over 30 documentaries and filmed over 100 performances of concerts, opera, ballet, theatre and jazz for the major broadcasters worldwide (including BBC, Channel 4, ZDF, ARTE, NHK, PBS, WNET, RAI, DR, SVT, Medici, Bravo). His company, Twelfth Year Digital Media (TYDM), makes documentaries and music performance recordings for international distribution. It also provides facilities and staff to broadcast live multi-camera events and advises on the installation of remote-control camera systems for the streaming of symphonic music and opera.


    Producer GSOPlay at Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

    Mans Pär Fogelberg has started his career at the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra as Audience Development Manager in 2007. In 2012 he became Producer for GSOplay, Gothenburg Symphony. In this position he has initiated Gothenburg Symphony's filmed concerts at gsoplay.com, investigated what technology should be used, set up the workflow and trained in-house staff. Mans is in charge of overseeing the whole process from planning to publishing and also acts as vision mixer/producer when live/recording and editor of video and sound in post-production. Prior to this Mans was responsible for the start of the first YouTube channel for an orchestra in January 2008 and worked as scriptwriter, editor and item producer for different TV-shows in the cultural and entertainment segment of Sweden's public service television.



    Sophie Schneider


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