Over the past ten years, Swiss watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre has maintained a long and deep relationship with the film industry. From June 10th to 18th, 2015, Jaeger-LeCoultre will sponsor the 21st Los Angeles Film Festival, hosted by the Film Independent, to praise film art.
Celebrate the opening night
As the main sponsor of the festival, Swiss watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre will celebrate its opening night while celebrating the Los Angeles premiere of Paul Weitz’s film ‘Grandma’, which Starring Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, and Raven Cow Laverne Cox. ‘Paul Wetz’s film’ Grandma ‘(grandma) reflects our mission to support visionary artists and the creative community in Los Angeles.’ Said Los Angeles Film Festival director Stephanie Allain, ‘As an independent film association The Los Angeles Film Festival is very pleased to be able to show this very special film and present everyone with this year’s Independent Spirit Award winner Lily Tomlin’s outstanding performance. ‘
Glory to the Filmmaker Award
This is the second year that the Swiss watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre has presented its director’s honor award to filmmakers who have brought great innovation to contemporary cinema through the film festival. This year’s winner is Gale Anne Hurd. Her works include The Terminator, Aliens, Alien, Armageddon, The Walking Dead ‘and so on. Known as the ‘First Lady of Science Fiction,’ Gal Anne Hurd is an Oscar- and Emmy-winning producer whose film and television productions have repeatedly broken box office and viewing records. On June 13, the Women’s Filmmaker Brunch at the Los Angeles Film Festival will host an award ceremony. Last year’s director’s honor award was won by producer Lisa Cholodenko.
Review by Elvis Mitchell
‘Gail Anne Hurd learned from the independent film guru Roger Corman, combining his efficiency and personal vision to conquer the film and television world, and she directed the creation of a film A huge piece of work-‘The Walking Dead’. At this year’s film festival, we are very excited to see the achievements and careers of these great artists recognized. ‘Independent film curator Elvis Mitchell ( Elvis Mitchell).
After the celebration, a panel discussion will be hosted by Dear White People (Dear White) producer Effie T. Brown. Panelists include the highly respected female producer Nina Yang Bongjovi (‘Dope’ is cool), Dede Gardner (‘Selma’), Nina Jacobson ( Nina Jacobson (The Hunger Games) and the winner, The Walking Dead (The Walking Dead), will share their experience in TV shows, documentaries, and narrative filmmaking for today Women in the industry offer some insightful and unique perspectives.