LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 -- Editors Note: There are eight photos associated with this release.
88 RUE DU RHONE enjoyed unparalleled success in its first year as Official Watch & Timing Partner at last weekend's British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) by being selected to be worn by some of the most recognized names from the world of film during their red carpet moment at the International Awards ceremony.
The weekend began at The Savoy Hotel, with the launch of the 88 RUE DU RHONE Style Suite, London's most historic 5 star hotel. Co-Founders, Pierre and Elie Bernheim greeted the creme de la creme of the film industry, who each received one of the 50 Limited edition timepieces, created by the brand in celebration of the partnership with BAFTA.
Receivers of the watches over the two days included; Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irvine, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dexter Fletcher, Danny King, Dimitri Doganis, Bart Layton, Juno Temple, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Daniel Day-Lewis, Joaquin Phoenix, Bill Westenhofer, John C. Reilly, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner, Sarah Silverman, Tim Roth, Stephen Fry, Rick Edwards, Mark Ulano, Helen McCory, Mark Strong, Sir Ian McKellen, Ben Whishaw, Idris Elba, Paul Butterworth, Jonathan Rhys-Meyer, Luke Evans, Ralf Little and the cast of The Hobbit.
Samuel L. Jackson with Elie and Pierre Bernheim (http://www.marketwire.com/library/20130212-88RUE1.jpg).
Jeremy Irvine, actor with Elie & Pierre Bernheim, co-founders of 88 RUE DU RHONE (http://www.marketwire.com/library/20130213-88RUE2_R8.jpg).
Gavin Humphries (nominated for Best Short Film), Paul Butterworth (nominated for Special Visual Effects), Mark Ulano (Nominated for Sound for Django) all receiving their 88 RUE DU RHONE Limited Edition Timepiece (http://www.marketwire.com/library/20130212-88RUE3.jpg).
Danny King (nominated for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or producer, Chris Butler (nominated for Best Animated Film) all receiving their 88 RUE DU RHONE Limited Edition Timepiece (http://www.marketwire.com/library/20130212-88RUE4.jpg).
The 88 RUE DU RHONE Limited Edition timepieces, Rick Edwards (presenter) trying his piece on for size (http://www.marketwire.com/library/20130212-88RUE5.jpg).
Samuel L. Jackson selecting his 88 RUE DU RHONE timepiece with Elie & Pierre Bernheim (http://www.marketwire.com/library/20130212-88RUE6.jpg).
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