The Jaeger-LeCoultre Workshop has always been committed to promoting the development of film culture and maintaining close links with film art. At the 75th Venice International Film Festival, Jaeger-LeCoultre will celebrate the 14th year of this prosperous world through a series of exciting activities, and continue to support many outstanding filmmakers in unique ways and moments of light and shadow.
For the past 13 years, Jaeger-LeCoultre, a Swiss watchmaker, has supported all creators who have contributed to the art of cinema and is committed to protecting the heritage of film culture.
The 75th Venice International Film Festival
75th Venice International Film Festival Annual Filmmaker Honor Award Special Custom Reverso Flip Watch-Back
In this spirit, Jaeger-LeCoultre and the Venice International Film Festival at the Venice Biennale jointly presented the ‘Glory to the Filmmaker Award’ in honor of creative filmmakers. As Alberto Barbera put it, awards are dedicated to filmmakers who “contribute to the originality of contemporary cinema”. Previous winners include Takeshi Kitano (2007), Abbas Kiarostami (2008), Agnès Varda (2008), Silves Sylvester Stallone (2009), Mani Ratnam (2010), Al Pacino (2011), Spike Lee (2012), Ettore Scola (2013), James Franco (2014), Brian De Palma (2015), Amir Naderi (Amir Naderi, 2016), and Stephen Frears (2017).
As a long-term partner of the Venice International Film Festival, Jaeger-LeCoultre continues to actively participate in every wonderful moment of the Venice International Film Festival, using brilliant ideas to add brilliance to filmmakers. In addition, the brand also awarded the best actress of the year, the best actor and the winner of the best film ‘Golden Lion Award’ a Reverso watch specially customized for this Venice Film Festival. The backs of these three Reverso watches are decorated with hand-carved lacquered lions, which is also a symbol of Venice’s excellent historical tradition and hand-engraved with the words ’75. Mostra’.
Jaeger-LeCoultre adheres to tradition, strives for innovation, continues the history and culture of superb watchmaking, and creates a model of perfect watchmaking. The brand also adheres to the concept of excellence and a unique innovative spirit, and has long supported the protection and inheritance of film culture.