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Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin

  • 9-13 February 2019
  • Scandic Hotel Potsdamerplatz, Berlin

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.

New Media Film Festival announces Warner Brothers Animation, Back Roads Entertainment, OBB Pictures & Sneak Preview, more

New Media Film Festival announces Warner Brothers Animation, Back Roads Entertainment, OBB Pictures & Sneak Preview Entertainment for Producers Panel & Pitching If you looking to get your story out as well as take away wealth of information from media veterans then look no more because The 9th Annual New Media Film Festival® announces for the 1st time a Producers Panel & Pitching which would take place On Saturday June 16th 2018 from 2:30-4:30pm at the James Bridges Theater in ...

East Doc Platform

Dates: March 4 - 10, 2013

Where: Prague, Czech Republic

Focus: narrative development, promotion, networking, co-financing, distribution – based on one-on-one meetings 

The 2nd East Doc Platform (EDP) edition is the largest Central and East European documentary event held March in Prague, 2013, organized by the Institute of Documentary Film. It is the meeting point for 120 East European filmmakers and producers who seek creative, financial and distribution support, and more than 70 key international festival programmers, commissioning editors, buyers, distributors, sales agents, film fund and organization representatives who will be able to choose from some of the most promising films and projects in Central and Eastern Europe.The event is organized by the Institute of Documentary Film In association with the One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

East Doc Platform draws from the unique representation of key international documentary professionals who are, in non-exclusive setting, available for informal meetings  to every participant as well as accredited observers. East Doc Platform helps quality creative documentaries to fine-tune their story and visual style, and find suitable partners for co-production and distribution. East Doc Platform is designed for documentary professionals with projects in the development, production, and post-production stage, and for professionals with completed films. 

NY Film Market

We would like to invite you to attend the New York Film Market in Times Square in June 17th, 18th and 19th 2013.   We are establishing New York City as the Center of the Film Industry to facilitate networking opportunities for film professionals in the US and abroad.  The New York Film Market offers a great business opportunity to meet producers, industry professionals, filmmakers and directors who all converge for this 3 day-event to pitch, develop, buy, sell and co-pr...


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