IMZ Innovation Channel
Since 1961 the IMZ International Music + Media Centre has been the trusted interest group for a constantly evolving industry,
hence innovation and staying on the pulse of time are deeply embedded in all IMZ Activities.
The IMZ Innovation Channel is designed to share the expertise and experience of
our global network from performing arts + media with all stakeholders of the cultural film community.
AI and the Arts – From Artifical Intelligence to Social Intelligence
Gerfried Stocker, Managing and Artistic Director at ARS Electronica, illustrates the impact of Artificial Intelligence on arts + culture and also shares his thoughts on how the arts can and should influence AI in return.
When creating immersive sound experiences, one actively includes the dimension of space to the field of creative methods. Hervé Déjardin, Sound Engineer working on immersive audio at Innovation Department Radio France and Matthias Röder, CEO at Eliette and Herbert von Karajan Institute, tell us about the development, dissemination and potential of this technology.
Digital Audience Development Strategies for Performing Arts Institutions
How can performing arts institutions utilize new technologies to reach + engage audiences in an innovative manner? Rebecca Lees, Head of LSO Live at London Symphony Orchestra, explains how the LSO reaches audiences around the world and Elena Kountidou, Head of Communications at Konzerthaus Berlin, presents their cutting-edge, location-based digital exhibition, including an augmented reality app.
VR for Performing Arts + Cultural Content
“Directing in Virtual Reality is like doing a theatre piece but for one spectator who is in the middle of the stage”, Cédric Bonin, Producer at SEPPIA, tells us about the particularities of producing in VR and Kay Meseberg, Head of Mission Innovation at ARTE, provides an overview of the VR market and its potential for performing arts + cultural content.