IWC Schaffhausen, the Swiss luxury replica watches manufacturer has partnered with the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) and will support the 26th edition of this well-established film event in the role of Official ‘Festival-Time’ Partner from 26 November to 6 December 2015. “For years now, we have been involved with the film business, and this significant partnership underscores our increasing commitment to the world of filmmaking and the South East Asia region. Films are about storytelling and so are IWC replica watches,” says IWC CEO Georges Kern.
The Swiss IWC replica watches manufacturer has established close and long-standing relationships with internationally acclaimed actresses and actors as well as renowned filmmakers and other influential figures in the movie business. Hollywood stars Cate Blanchett and Christoph Waltz as well as the celebrated Chinese actress Zhou Xun are among those celebrities who not only represent IWC on the red carpet, but are also personally engaged in joint projects, such as films and photo shoots. Apart from this, watches from IWC have been favourite accessories in countless movies and TV series.
“This partnership is the start of a wonderful collaboration that is aligned to IWC’s long-standing commitment to filmmaking. I am pleased that we are supporting an important event that recognizes and honours the passion and endeavours of filmmakers across South East Asia,” says Managing Director of IWC South East Asia, Matthieu Dupont.
Yuni Hadi, SGIFF Executive Director, adds: “IWC Schaffhausen’s support of SGIFF attests to its recognition of the many independent cinema talents in our region and their pursuit of excellence. We are excited to work with IWC Schaffhausen to inspire new replica Breitling discoveries and champion Asia’s story in film.”
Aiming to help aspiring filmmakers follow their dreams, IWC Schaffhausen also supports international film festivals in New York/Tribeca, Zurich, London, Angoulême (France), Dubai and Beijing under the guiding principle “For the Love of Cinema”. IWC is not only the official partner of these events, it also presents the IWC Filmmaker Award, which includes a grant to allow up-and-coming filmmakers to further establish themselves and pursue their art. Past recipients of the award have been recognized for their talent and their impact on the world of filmmaking.
The 26th SGIFF will be held in Singapore from 26 November to 6 December 2015. Founded in 1987, it is the largest and longest-running film event in Singapore and Breitling replica watches has become an iconic event in the Singapore arts calendar, widely attended by international film critics and recognized worldwide for its focus on Asian filmmakers and the promotion of South East Asian films.