Aitorie Skola Wins Jaeger-lecoultre Director’s Honor Award At The 2013 Venice Film Festival

The Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre are proud to announce that the Italian film master Ettore Scola has won the Jaeger Director of the Year 2013 -LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2013), this award recognizes filmmakers who have contributed to the revolution of contemporary cinema.

 In response to this award for Ettorio Scola, Alberto Barbera, President of the Venice International Film Festival, said: ‘From the satirist of Marc’Aurelio magazine to the successful filmmaker, Scoola finally Become one of the great playwrights of Italian cinema. This year’s Venice International Film Festival presents his film work-‘A tribute to his friend Federico Fellini.’ He first wrote for the screenwriter, then As a director, he has made a great contribution to the glory and global reputation of Italian cinema. Thanks to this award, he thanked him for presenting countless classics in his long and successful career. ‘
 Mr. Riyad, President of Jaeger-LeCoultre Global, said: ‘In 2013, the 180th anniversary of the brand’s birthday, not only has Jaeger-LeCoultre become one of the watch industry giants, it has become a leader in the industry’s innovation and creation, it is also the guardian of watchmaking tradition. Film The world and the watch industry have the same obsession with pioneering and innovative. For a long time, the close connection between Jaeger-LeCoultre and the seventh type of art undoubtedly stems from the commonality of the two worlds-passionate creativity and art that will inspire the soul. A long tradition of perfect integration with bold technological breakthroughs. ‘
 During the 70th Venice International Film Festival (August 28-September 7, 2013), Albert Barbera hosted the award ceremony on September 6, and officially awarded this prize to Etolle • Skora. The award ceremony was co-hosted by the Venice Biennale, chaired by Paolo Baratta.

 At the 70th Venice International Film Festival, after the awards ceremony at the Sala Grande Theatre, the latest work by Etoileo Scolola, Fetrigo Fellini’s 20th anniversary, was held ‘What a Strange Name Fetrigo! (Chestrano chiamarsi Federico) world premiere.
 The film directed by Aitorie Skola has been shortlisted twice at the Venice International Film Festival. In 1989, what time is it? ‘Che ora e?’ Starring Marcello Mastroianni and Massimo Troisi won the best actor award; in 1995, the film ‘Love Actor Isabella Ferrari of ‘Romanzo di un giovane povero’ won the award for best supporting actress. In 1998, Scoola chaired the International Jury and awarded the Golden Lion Award to Gianni Amelio’s film Cosi ridevano. Etoileo Skola has also been nominated four times for Oscars: Una giornata particolare in 1977, Inuovi mostri in 1978, and Ballando ballando in 1983 ) And La Famiglia, 1988. Skola also won seven ‘Italy Silver Ribbon Awards’, six ‘Italian Film Awards’ (David di Donatello) and three French Caesars.

 Jaeger-LeCoultre has been the official partner of the Venice International Film Festival for nine consecutive years, and has awarded the director’s honor award seven times. In the past few years, the honor has been awarded to Japanese director Takeshi Kitano (2007), Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami (2008), and French director Anez Varda ( Agnes Varda (2008), American director and actor Sylvester Stallone (2009), Indian director Mani Ratnam (2010), and American director and actor Al • Al Pacino (2011) and American director and producer Spike Lee (2012). Ettorio Scola was the first Italian filmmaker to receive this award.

Ettore Scola, born in Trevico, Avellino, Italy in 1931, is Italy’s premier film pioneer and has been known for 50 years as an international screenwriter. Director, has made great contributions to the development of Italian film art. When he was young, he and Federico Fellini wrote for Marc’Aurelio, a satirical magazine in Rome. He began his career as a screenwriter in the early 1950s and became a behind-the-scenes director in the mid-1960s. As a screenwriter, he may be one of the founding fathers of Italian-style comedy. He participated in the creation of a series of works in this genre, such as Il sorpasso and I mostri, Io la conoscevo bene. The long exploration broadened his horizons and trained his delicate and profound writing style, which not only captured the hearts of Italian audiences, but also received high praise abroad (especially France). After becoming a director, he gradually shifted his interest to other topics and adopted more sophisticated narrative techniques. The film ‘We are so in love’ (C’eravamo tanto amati (1974)) is a mixed bag of ups and downs, reflecting the director’s criticism and reflection on the basis of these changes. This film starring Vittorio Gassman, Nino Manfredi and Stefania Sandrelli looks at the meaning of friendship and looks at The post-war era of Italy reflected. Through a series of symbolic plots that reflect marginalized society, the film presents the life in this period of Italian history. Since then, the film ‘Fear, Filth, Evil’ (Brutti, sporchi e cattivi (1976)) has won him the best director award at the Cannes Film Festival. ‘A Special Day’ (Una giornata particolare (1977) nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film), the film tells the bitter experience of two people who have endured loneliness for different reasons after encountering each other, Sophia Roland Loren) and Marcello Mastroianni performed these two roles, and the latter was nominated for an Oscar. Shows Roman high in the film ‘La Terrazza (1980)’ starring Ugo Tognazzi, Vittorio Gasman and Marcelo Masduani The ruthless beings of social beings and pseudo-intellectuals. The ballroom (Ballando ballando, 1983), nominated for an Oscar for best foreign language film and two Caesars, epitomizes a 50-year history of France in a dance hall. The film has no dialogue except for music, which becomes a unique testimony of the director’s courage to try. La Famiglia (1986) starring Vittorio Gasman, Stephania Sandelli and Fanny Ardant is nominated again for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film An ukiyo-e painting spanning 80 years of life. In the film, Skola documents the changes and contradictions in a brand-new Italian society. ‘What time is it?’ (Che ora e? (1989) and Romanzo di un giovane povero (1995) are entries for the Venice International Film Festival. In both films, the director looks at news stories from a bizarre perspective. Since then, The Dinner (La cena, 1998), still starring Vittorio Gasman, Stephania Sandelli, and Fanny Yadang, has been captured quickly using a single time and place narrative A magnificent portrait of contemporary Italy. Concorrenza sleale starred in Diego Abatantuono, Sergio Castellitto and Gerard Dépardieu (2001), and since 1930, Italians have filed painful complaints of acquiescence to the spread of racism. Skola tells and portrays the Romans today with affection through the semi-documentary film The Romans (Gente di Roma, 2003). In 2011, Aitorie Skola won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ‘Italy Film Awards’ on his 80th birthday. In 2012, he won the Grand Prix of Turin, Italy (Gran Premio Torino).

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The Omega Brand’s Road To Success

Swiss watches Omega in 130 countries around the world, through watches sold by outstanding distributors, each of which is a modern youth ‘dream dream’ wrist watch, representing their right ‘Omega World’ recognition and pursuit. In the ‘Omega World’, there is a Speedmaster professional series that accompanies human airspace-the first and only ‘Moon Watch’ ‘one step to the moon’; it has become the designated timepiece for the 21st Olympic Games , Won numerous awards for accurate timepieces and best designs.

           Omega Speedmaster-1957

 Omega Constellation Observatory Number OT 2699-1954

 Omega is an inevitable choice for prominent global figures, including international supermodel Cindy Crawford and world champion Formula One driver Michael Schumacher. In the United States, Omega is the most popular and best-selling brand watch. Founded by Louis Brandt in 1848, Omega marks a glorious achievement in the history of watchmaking and is proud of its peers.

 Omega Seahorse Series Ocean Universe 600M SKYFALL

 Stephen Urquhart and Nicole Kidman

 As early as 1892, Omega launched the world’s first spring-loaded watch. Two years later, in 1894, the world-renowned Omega 19-caliber movement was produced. The manufacture of this movement incorporated revolutionary advanced technology , With its several outstanding features, such as the crown adjustment time, named after the official brand Omega, making Omega at the time Switzerland’s leading watchmaker. Omega is the last letter of the Greek alphabet, meaning perfection, achievement, beauty and excellence. Since then, Omega has steadily occupied the leading position in watchmaking with its advanced technology and outstanding watchmaking art, and has created countless remarkable achievements.

                Omega Speedmaster 18K Commemorates Apollo Eleven Landing

 Omega Seahorse Reference CK 2518-1948

 Seahorse Aqua

 ‘Ω’ is the 24th and last letter in Greek. It symbolizes the beginning and the end of things, the first and the last, similar to the cycle of ‘last means first, end is also beginning’ in Asian philosophy. It represents the extraordinary quality of ‘perfect, extreme, excellence, achievement’, and interprets Omega’s business philosophy of pursuing ‘excellent quality’ and the spirit of ‘adhering to tradition and being brave in innovation’.

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The ‘two Sessions’ Of Basel Vs Geneva Watch Show

As two of the world’s most famous watch exhibitions, the Geneva and Basel exhibitions are held one after the other each year as scheduled, which can’t help but confuse people: why the exhibitions on the same theme are separated These two cities are so densely hosted? What is even more amazing is that their respective influences are so powerful? What is the difference between them?
 For watch lovers, the two major watch exhibitions in Switzerland every year are not to be missed. They are the Geneva watch exhibition in January and the Basel watch exhibition in March. The two watch exhibitions are nicknamed ‘watch and clock conference’. Although both are exhibitions, although they have a huge influence, the history and scale of the two are different, and even the target groups are different.
History: 20 vs. 100 PK

If you want to talk about seniority, Basel is definitely more advantageous. Its origins can be traced back to 1917 and has a history of nearly a century. The history of the Geneva watch exhibition is much shorter. It was born in 1991 and developed. In a few years, there will be only 21 years.

Big difference

According to the official statistics of the Basel Watch Fair, there were 1,892 exhibitors in 2011, and 3055 journalists from 70 countries came to Basel to report on the watch fair. The number of visitors reached 100,000 and the exhibition area was about 160,000 square meters. These figures are enough to reflect the influence and unprecedented grandeur of the Basel show.

In contrast, the Geneva watch fair presents a niche and private atmosphere. It does not have the hustle and bustle of the brand at Basel. It may have only about twenty exhibitors, of which Richemont Group (Richemont Group) Group’s watch brands account for the majority. These include absolute big names in the watch industry such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, IWC, Earl, Baume & Mercier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Lange, Panerai, Vacheron Constantin, and some independent watch brands such as Coopers, Parmigiani Richard Miller.

The audience is different
 Everyone who is familiar with the watch industry has heard a word-it is difficult to enter Basel and Geneva. This is because the Basel Watch Fair is open to the public, whoever you are, just buy a ticket and you can enter the exhibition site. But the Geneva watch fair is much more expensive. It is not open to the public and can only be attended by invitation. Otherwise, even if you reach the entrance of the exhibition hall, you will not be able to enter.
 So relatively speaking, Geneva is a relatively private salon for watchmakers, orderers and the media, while Basel is a huge expo open to exhibitors, media and visitors from all over the world. In any case, SIHH and BASELWORLD, they are the definers of ‘world time’.

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Travis Fermier Unveiled The Montblanc Star Classic Self-winding Watch At The Premiere Of The Movie ‘project Mcgee’ In New York

(May 5, 2016, New York, U.S.A.) Director Rebecca Miller’s latest movie, Maggie’s Plan, premiered in New York At the ceremony, the main creative team and the main actors all attended the scene. The film starred in Australian male actor Travis Fimmel wearing a Montblanc star classic automatic watch to attend the premiere of the day.

Australian actor Travis Fermier at the New York premiere of film ‘Project McGee’

Montblanc star classic automatic winding watch
   As the former male model of the Calvin Klein brand, Travis Fermier once captured a lot of fans with his handsome flowing blonde hair and strong physique; in addition to his model identity, he is currently on the hot Starring in the annual drama ‘Viking Legend’ of American History Channel, with his masculine and savvy image, it has been widely praised and praised by fans. On the day of the premiere of ‘Project McGee’, Travis Fermier was dressed in a tight-fitting black shirt with dark blue trousers, handsome and neat, with a simple and thin Montblanc star classic automatic watch on his wrist. Reciprocal: The white dial and black alligator strap bring the finishing touch to the overall deep tone. The beauty of Montblanc’s star classic self-winding watch is thin, neat, well-sized, simple and precise. The three-hand watch can not only be paired with a formal dress, but also be relaxed and confident in daily dating.

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Blancpain’s Aesthetic Paintings On The Dial

At first, the watch was only a tool for checking time. When the technology developed to a relatively mature stage, it was given aesthetic significance. As a long-established luxury watch brand, Blancpain was born in 1735 and is one of the best witnesses of watch aesthetics from scratch.

   Blancpain has a wealth of watch technology and technology reserves, such as the most traditional enamel, metal engraving technology, or the rare Damascus gold setting and red copper technology on the dial, which are part of the realization of watch aesthetics. The other link is the aesthetic concept formed by Blancpain’s profound cultural heritage for nearly 300 years-the right to speak in the field of watch aesthetics is in the hands of very few real creators. Can be obtained by imitation learning. So, what kind of aesthetics is advanced? Blancpain is known as ‘the founder of classic timepieces’. What kind of works are eligible for the honor of ‘classic’? Let us appreciate several representative wristwatches of Blancpain in recent years Table works to peek at one or two.

   As an industry-renowned manufacturer of advanced complex mechanical watches, Blancpain is one of the very few brands in the world that can complete all the design, research, development, manufacturing, assembly, and sales on its own. So in the field of watch aesthetics, Blancpain also believes that a true creator must have excellent original ability.
   Taking this Villeret classic series cherry blossom watch introduced at the Baselworld 2016 as an example, Blancpain uses a flat tire enamel process to outline the supposedly arc-shaped shape with an angular and pentagonal gold pentagon outline. The petals of cherry blossoms are filled with enamel and micro-painted enamel at the same time, so that the white of the petals and the red of the flower stamens and the divergent shape of the flower staves are used to restore the true cherry blossoms. After the two different processing methods are merged, it is beyond the scope of Lintong, showing a very vivid and interesting effect, people can not help but imagine that the cherry blossoms planted by Blancpain really look like this.

   Blancpain’s ingenuity doesn’t stop there. The background of the cherry blossom is set to a black agate base. Like a finishing touch, Blancpain uses laser technology to engrav the black agate into cracked lines. Modern laser technology and traditional enamel technology are simultaneously used. Used on a dial, this is Blancpain, adhering to the traditional style of ‘innovation is tradition’, highly recognizable.
   Classic paintings are something that can be presented on a dial. But it is not that moving famous paintings to the dial can bring added value to the watch. The first is the choice of paintings. Too famous paintings, transplanted to the dial, may seem utilitarian, which is not in line with Blancpain’s low-key personality. The second is the method of transplantation. The dial has its unique aesthetic space. Its shape, size, material, and other factors, when combined with existing paintings, will definitely collide with fresh sparks. This requires the creator to understand the watch on the one hand, and to have a deep understanding of the painting on the other.
   It is also the Villeret classic series wave watch launched at the Basel 2016. The dial pattern is inspired by the Japanese ukiyo painter Katsushika
(Hokusai) ‘s famous woodblock print ‘Kanagawa Chong Langlang’.

   The original work depicts the tumbling waves of a raging sea off Kanagawa, and the fishing boat bumps up and down in the waves. The picture has a low viewpoint, and the lines are full of tension. The most distinctive feature is the eagle-claw-shaped wave tip, making viewers worried that the fishing boat will be carried away by the huge waves.
   Blancpain refined the visual center ‘Eagle Claw Wave’ in the painting, and then recomposed it to meet the aesthetic purpose of the round dial. When making the dial, Blancpain first fixed the platinum giant wave-engraved parts on the red copper base material, and then immersed it in the 瀛 rokushō patina, creating a unique green-grey color for the waves. At the same time, part of the spray is polished to enhance the texture of the giant waves when the frame is stopped. Finally, the entire platinum giant wave is engraved and fixed on the Mexican vermiculite. This series of steps perfectly creates the visual beauty of “seeing in motion”, which complements the mysterious dial with changing colors. This makes the Blancpain Wave, which was born from a famous painting, have the amazing beauty that even surpasses the original, it is convincing.

   Chinese culture has a long history and great breadth, but there are few watches with the theme of Chinese civilization. Blancpain’s Chinese calendar watch combines the lunar calendar of the dual-track calendar with the Gregorian calendar of the single-track calendar. For the first time in history, the traditional Chinese ‘Yin-Yang Branch’ calendar, the Gregorian calendar, and the moon phase display are perfectly presented on the dial. Above. And Liang Zhu theme series watches, the world has shown the endless possibilities of dial painting. For Chinese watch lovers, being able to appreciate authentic Chinese painting on top mechanical watches is undoubtedly the most luxurious enjoyment.

   In order to recreate the artistic conception of Chinese painting, Blancpain’s enamel masters studied with great care and began numerous attempts from the enamel raw material stage, and finally formulated the enamel with the most ink and color. Admire the details of the paintings from a close distance. The elegant colors, delicate figures, and harmonious scene composition make it difficult to imagine. These lifelike Chinese-themed enamel paintings on the square-shaped disk are actually produced by distant Swiss masters.

   After mastering the techniques of Chinese painting, the master of enamel did not stay at the stage of visual aesthetics. Instead, he challenged the more difficult narrative effect, realized the content of the story, and then read the key scene of Liang Zhu’s legend, the grass bridge worship, and read with his classmates , Eighteenth phase sending, the meeting of the platform, and Huabibiyi tell one by one. Since then, this set of themed watches has jumped out of the narrow watch field and became a real work of art.

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Athens Watch Proudly-with Enamel Technology And Un-118 Movement

Athens watch sailing alone, proud of the heroes-with enamel technology and UN-118 movement, perfectly show the art of watchmaking and excellent precision.
   Since the rise of international trade in the 19th century, Athenaeum has been committed to the creation and development of nautical observatory timepieces, so that captains and their valuable cargo can always maintain precise voyages. The UN-118 movement has been continuously improved since it was first introduced in 2011, and has become the core of the design of 2012 marine astronomical watches.

   The diameter of the new Marine Observatory Watch has been expanded to 45 mm, the newly designed crown is easy to operate, and the rubber dents make the winding more comfortable. In addition, the new ‘Marine Observatory Watch’ has even more enviable innovations-for example, the dial adopts the exquisite enamel dial hand-made by the globally recognized enamel dial expert and the latest watch of the Athens Watch Group Donzé Cadrans.
   Mastering this exquisite and complex enamel decoration process depends entirely on the personal acuity and daily practice of the craft master. The superb craftsmanship that has been handed down for centuries is astonishingly brilliant on Athens watches. The dial of the Nautical Observatory Watch is beautiful and dazzling. The black Roman numerals and rough cherry red complement the white background color, showing an intuitive and interesting style. The bezel in 18K rose gold reinforces the precision of the timepiece.
   The UN-118 movement further reflects the imagination of the Athenian watch in the field of watchmaking. This self-winding movement is entirely conceived and manufactured by the Athenian watch and is now used in the Marine Observatory Watch. This movement continues to advance the use of new materials and technologies by Athenian watches.

   The standard anchor escapement in the UN-118 movement is made using the unique DiamonSil (the perfect synthesis of diamond silicon crystal, synthetic diamond and silicon) of the Athenian watch, and has promoted innovative cooperation with Sigatec. The UN-118 movement proves the perfect fusion of etching technology between silicon and diamond-coated silicon (DCS), becoming the first innovative series machine to accommodate DiamonSil anchor escapement, Athens own balance and patented balance spring Core one.

   The movement has an excellent 60-hour kinetic energy reserve display, an oversized small seconds indicator, and a date at 6 o’clock. It also has the ‘Quick Set’ feature that Athenaeum prides itself on, allowing you to quickly adjust the date forward / backward.
  The ‘Marine Observatory Watch’ 18K rose gold model is limited to 350 pieces worldwide; you can also choose a non-limited edition: including a two-tone titanium case with a gold bezel and crown, and a stainless steel / titanium case.

   From enamel art to precision manufacturing and design, Athenaeum showcases the perfect combination of art and innovation through the ‘Navigation Observatory Watch’, leading the company to sail in a maverick way, and to stand out from the crowd.

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