Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin is the largest trade fair, market place, conference and networking event for music + dance films.
As the meeting place for a specialised industry, it unites 600 international experts + decision makers from major public + private broadcasting stations, streaming + VOD platforms, distribution companies, film production companies and performing arts institutions.
Screenings: Coproduction market for the cultural TV industry
The Avant Première Screenings provide a comprehensive synopsis of the latest 600 music + dance films, arts documentaries, artists' portraits, concerts and live recordings, a volume and diversity that is unparalleled. Major market players like ARTE, BBC, ZDF, NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Unitel, C Major, Eagle Rock, EuroArts, Metropolitan Opera New York, Vienna State Opera or the London Symphony Orchestra present their productions to potential buyers, coproducers or partners and financiers. As annual b2b event, Avant Première contributes to a majority of cultural TV programming in broadcasting + streaming around the globe.
Conference: Industry trends, pitching opportunities + young talent promotion
Programme formats around Avant Première are designed to fit the specific needs of the industry, with special presentations, talks and panels on current issues, booth areas for company presentations and abundant opportunities for networking + exchanging ideas. The upcoming edition features the following highlights:
Special Focus “Innovation Day”
The Innovation Day on 12 February 2019 explores innovative technologies for the Arts and imaginative approaches to filmmaking.
Sunny Side of the Doc + IMZ Pitching Session
Avant Première 2019 shines a special spotlight on performing arts documentaries and allows filmmakers to pitch their projects to internationally renowned experts in a cooperation with Sunny Side of the Doc, the global market place for documentary + factual content.
Broadcaster Lightning Talks
In order to facilitate communication + cooperation between producers + buyers, major international broadcasters + streaming platforms present their future programming + acquisition strategies for cultural content.
One-on-One Expert Session
This format provides participants with the exclusive chance to present their projects to senior executives from major international broadcasting companies.
Cooperation with European Film Market
Avant Première continues to expand its cooperation with the EFM - European Film Market, the business section of Berlin International Film Festival involving special deals for attendants.
Hotel Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz
Ansprechpartner: IMZ International Music + Media Centre
Tel.:+43 1 8890315