IWC is Co-Partner of the Zurich Film Festival

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IWCWe are proud to sup­port, for the first time along­side the renowned Zurich Film Fes­ti­val and from here, the per­son­al­i­ties of inter­na­tional cin­ema and young tal­ent,” said Georges Kern, CEO of IWC, hail­ing the begin­ning of col­lab­o­ra­tion of sev­eral years. “We are delighted to renew our pas­sion for the world of cin­ema in the com­pany of peo­ple who share it. All direc­tors tell sto­ries with their films. At IWC Schaffhausen as the story telling is an essen­tial and basic ele­ment of our brand strat­egy “, said Georges Kern. Appoint­ment with the ZFF refers to the tra­di­tion IWC Schaffhausen sup­port film and falls among coop­er­a­tion already estab­lished with the Dubai Inter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val and the Bei­jing Inter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val as well as from more recent part­ner­ships with the Tribeca Film Fes­ti­val in New York or the British Film Insti­tute in Lon­don. Beyond this com­mit­ment, the com­pany has estab­lished friendly rela­tions with sev­eral per­son­al­i­ties from the world of enter­tain­ment, espe­cially with sev­eral renowned actors like Kevin Spacey, Cate Blanchett and Ewan McGre­gor and direc­tor Marc Forster. IWC watches have also made ​​reg­u­lar appear­ances, noticed in Hol­ly­wood films and Amer­i­can tele­vi­sion series, such as “Ocean’s 13″, “Wall Street — Money Never Sleeps” or “House of Cards”. “It is a great plea­sure for us to work with IWC Schaffhausen in the future. This global brand from Switzer­land is ideal for a fes­ti­val of inter­na­tional renown such as ours, “explained the co-directors of the Fes­ti­val, Nadja Schild­knecht and Karl Spo­erri, about the very promis­ing col­lab­o­ra­tion. The first edi­tion of the Zurich Film Fes­ti­val to be held in the part­ner­ship will take place from 25 Sep­tem­ber to 5 Octo­ber 2014. It is also the 10th anniver­sary of ZFF. IWC Schaffhausen will host, among other events, a very spe­cial gala evening with renowned guests. IWC Schaffhausen with a clear focus on tech­nol­ogy and devel­op­ment. The Swiss watch man­u­fac­turer IWC Schaffhausen has been pro­duc­ing 1868 time­pieces of last­ing value. By his pas­sion for inno­v­a­tive solu­tions and tech­ni­cal inge­nu­ity, the com­pany has earned an inter­na­tional rep­u­ta­tion. As one of the world lead­ers in the lux­ury watch seg­ment, IWC crafts mas­ter­pieces of Haute Hor­logerie pro­duce engi­neer­ing and pre­ci­sion with exclu­sive design. As an envi­ron­men­tally and socially respon­si­ble com­pany, IWC is com­mit­ted to sus­tain­able pro­duc­tion, pro­vides world­wide sup­port to insti­tu­tions for chil­dren and youth, and con­tin­ues to part­ner with orga­ni­za­tions ded­i­cated the pro­tec­tion of the cli­mate and the environment.

 Robert De Niro at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York

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