The Grande Maison has strong ties with the film industry and is again supporting filmmaking culture. During the 75th Venice International Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia, Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrates the 13th anniversary of its partnership with the event, and supports the industry’s talents through individual initiatives.
For thirteen years, Jaeger-LeCoultre has been supporting all those who daily create, bring life to the art of filmmaking and attach great importance to the heritage of movie history. In this sense, Jaeger-LeCoultre honors the art of film makers with the ‘Glory to the Filmmaker’ award.
Past honourees were Takeshi Kitano (2007) Abbas Kiarostami (2008), Agnès Varda (2008), Sylvester Stallone (2009), Mani Ratnam (2010), Al Pacino (2011), Spike Lee (2012), Ettore Scola (2013), James Franco (2014), Brian de Palma (2015), Amir Naderi (2016), and Stephen Frears in 2017.
As a sponsor of the Venice International Film Festival, Jaeger-LeCoultre is actively involved in the highlights of the Festival by equipping the stars with its creations and presenting a personalized Reverso watch to the winners of the Best Film , awarded with the Leone d’Oro, the Golden Lion Award, and the Best Actress and Best Actor of the year awarded with the Coppa Volpi Awards. The watches features a lacquered engraving depicting a lion, a part of the official logo of La Biennale di Venezia, handcrafted with the inscription 75. Mostra.