Partnership with the Berlinale
The German luxury watch company Glashütte Original has renewed its partnership with the International Film Festival, the Berlinale for 3 years. Since 2011 the watchmaker supports the biggest cultural event of Berlin and the filmmaking as a co-partner.
“Made in Germany – Award Perspective” is sponsored by Glashütte Original
Since last year, the 62nd Berlinale, Glashütte Original shows a lot of dedication: the “Made in Germany – Award Perspective” will be awarded to talented individuals from the film industry. The prize money of € 15,000 is donated by the Berlinale section and Glashütte Original. On the 8 February this year, Jan Speckmann won the popular price with the screenplay “The knocking of stones”. The script is written in a kind of musical and plays in the post-war Berlin.
In addition, there was a statue for Speckmann that was crafted by a young apprentice of Glashütte Original. The statue stands for the symbiosis of watchmaking and filmmaking. To be able to realize his project, he will get a mentor as well.
Event of Glashütte Original
Since 2012 by the German section perspective cinema and Glashütte Original established a round for guests, journalists and filmmakers. This year the popular discussion will be carried out on a larger scale on the 12th and 14th February. In addition, Glashütte Original invites his guestst in the VIP lounge located on the 24th Floor of the Towers Kolhoff at the Potsdamer Platz. The lounge is open the whole time and shows an exhibition of new watches from Glashütte Original that are presented by a watchmaker.
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