IMZ Ambassador Programme

IMZ Ambassadors are dedicated IMZ Members or supporters who are committed to advancing our mission of promoting performing arts through audiovisual media.
In order to account for the diversity of IMZ stakeholders, IMZ Ambassadors come from a variety of professional backgrounds and represent producers, distributors, broadcasters and streaming platforms as well as cultural and educational institutions.

Aims of the IMZ Ambassador Programme

  • Enlarge and intensify the global IMZ Network
  • Gather and connect key players of the industry
  • Ensure that the IMZ remains on the pulse of current industry developments

Activities of IMZ Ambassadors

  • Share information about the IMZ and its activities with industry colleagues and networks
  • Recommend new IMZ Members, important networks or relevant festivals
  • Facilitate co-operations with other organisations and market players
  • Represent the IMZ at industry-relevant gatherings and host regional IMZ events

Benefits for IMZ Ambassadors

  • Connect and exchange within the global IMZ Community
  • Strengthen and develop own professional network and international profile
  • Take advantage of favourable rates for IMZ events

Contact Sara Battalova to learn more about the opportunity of joining the exclusive IMZ Ambassador Progamme!


Ángela Álvarez Rilla
CEO & Executive Producer at Sintonia Media Productions

Nicolas Auboyneau
Director of theater and international events at France Télévisions

Serhan Bali
Editor in Chief at Andante

Wolfgang Bergmann
Managing Director + Coordinator ARTE - ZDF at ARTE Deutschland TV

Stein-Roger Bull
Producer at NordicStories

Carlos de Andrade
CEO / Producer at Visom Digital

Marie-Odile Demay
Producer at MODemay Entertainment

Danica Dolinar
Head of Music & Dance at RTV Slovenija

François Duplat
Producer at Bel Air Media

Arild Erikstad
Executive Producer / Editor Music Department NRK TV / International Cooperations at NRK – Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

Ditte Feuk
Executive of Drama, Theatre, Opera & Dance at SVT – Swedish Television

Frank Gerdes
Head of Culture at ServusTV

Daniel Gorjão
Head of Performing Arts at RTP – Rádio e Televisão de Portugal

Bernd Hellthaler
Managing Director EuroArts at EuroArts Music International

Maria Kivinen
Sales Executive at Yle, the Finnish Broadcasting Company

Yasuko Kobayashi
Senior Producer at NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation

Elmar Kruse
Managing Director at C Major Entertainment

Rita Lombardi
International Sales at RAI COM

Daina Markova
Member of the Board at Latvian National Opera and Ballet

Stefan Mathieu
CEO at Kobalt Productions

Kay Meseberg
Head of Mission Innovation at ARTE G.E.I.E.

Reiner Moritz
Managing Director at Poorhouse International

Denis Morlière
General Manager at Telmondis Distribution

Tomas Motl
Executive Director of CT Art / Director of Golden Prague Festival at Czech Television

Simon Mraz
Director at Austrian Cultural Forum Moscow

Franz Patay
CEO at VBW International GmbH

Matthias Röder
Managing Director at Eliette und Herbert von Karajan Institut

François Roussillon
Producer + TV Director at François Roussillon et Associés

Ieva Rozentale
Head of Culture at Latvian Television

Nayo Titzin
Film Producer and Director, Artistic Director of MASTER OF ART FILM FESTIVAL at Master of Art Film Festival

Martin Traxl
Head of Culture Department / TV at ORF – Austrian Broadcasting Corporation

Henk van der Meulen
in Pension at Royal Conservatoire of The Hague

Sanda Vojkovic
Music Executive at Vox Primus

Michael Witte
Managing Director at Michael Witte Research Management

Hazel Wright
Managing Director at Hazel Wright

Jan Younghusband
Head of Music + Events Commissioning at BBC Arts and Classical Music

Maria Zashlyapina
Director at Vienna Music Film Festival

Robert Zimmermann
STAGE+ Advisory Board at Deutsche Grammophon GmbH


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