The IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary Award in association with the BFI follows a long tradition of the brand’s commitment to and support of the film industry – evidenced by its established partnerships with the Tribeca Film Festival, the Dubai International Film Festival, the Zurich Film Festival, the Beijing International Film Festival and the Singapore International Film Festival, as well as the brand’s long-standing relationships with high-profile film talent, including Christoph Waltz and Cate Blanchett, all of which demonstrates IWC’s ongoing passion for film.
WC has also launched the exclusive Pilot’s Watch Spitfire Chronograph Edition “BFI London Film Festival 2016” (Ref. IW387812), a limited edition of just 60 timepieces in stainless steel on an elegant blue strap. Each model is numbered on the case back, alongside the inscription “BFI Film Forever”, increasing their appeal to collectors. The timepiece features an IWC in-house 89365-calibre movement alongside a chronograph and flyback function and is available at the IWC Boutique London, 138 New Bond Street, as well as selected retailers in the United Kingdom.