Hamilton watches are known for their pioneering role in the worlds of aviation and cinema as well as their innovative timekeeping technology, and Los Angeles Confidential magazine, the premiere luxury, lifestyle publication in Los Angeles, host the 7th annual Hamilton Behind the Camera Awards on November 10, 2013 at The Ebell of Los Angeles theater. Hosted by actress, Elisabeth Röhm of NBC’s Law & Order and the highly anticipated film, “American Hustle”, the awards ceremony pays tribute to the brilliant behind-the-scenes talent whose individual work contributes to the quality of a motion picture and to the lasting impression that it has on movie audiences. This year Hamilton celebrates watch appearances in more than 400 films, most recently “A Good Day To Die Hard” and “Zulu”.
Previous hosts of the awards presentation include the following: The Bachelor and Bachelorette’s Chris Harrison, Leonard Maltin, Elvis Mitchell, Ben Lyons and Isaiah Mustafa were joined by an elite assembly of A-list actors, actresses and award-winning filmmakers to present these most illustrious awards. Past award presenters have included: Ewan McGregor, Robert Pattinson, Jon Hamm, Harrison Ford, Zoe Saldana, Michael Bay, Antonio Banderas, Jon Favreau, Viola Davis, J.J. Abrams, Christoph Waltz and Diane Kruger, to name a few.
The list of honorees for the Hamilton Behind the Camera 2013 Awards include:
•Director: David O. Russell, “American Hustle”
•Foreign Film/Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour, “Wadjda”
•Screenwriters: Brad Ingelsby and Scott Cooper, “Out Of The Furnace”
•Producers: Robbie Brenner and Rachel Winter, “Dallas Buyers Club”
•Casting Directors: Billy Hopkins and Leah Daniels, “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”
•Production Designer: Jess Goncher, “Inside Llewyn Davis”
•Film Editor: Dana Glauberman, “Labor Day”
•Costume Designer: Michael Wilkinson, “American Hustle”
•Lifetime Achievement in Cinematography: Phedon Papamichael, ASC,“Nebraska” and “Monuments Men”
The honorees are selected from movies released during the year and/or qualified and presented at the most recent prestigious movie festivals of Cannes, Toronto and Venice as well as at the Festival of the American Film Institute. Hamilton’s Ventura watch is the inspiration for the custom-created event award, designed by Los Angeles-based, H Studio. This year’s awards are also supported by KETEL ONE® Vodka.
Hamilton: Hamilton was founded in 1892 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA and today its watches combine the American spirit with the unrivalled precision of the latest Swiss movements and technologies. Since 1951 the brand’s distinctive watches have caught the attention of the world’s leading screen stylists. Their eye-catching shapes, modern materials and unique designs have earned them appearances in more than 400 films, including Hollywood blockbusters as well as European, Chinese and Russian productions. Throughout the years, Hamilton has created a tradition of integrating its signature styles with epic storylines - from Stanley Kubrick’s futuristic 2001: A Space Odyssey to sci-fi stand-outs I Am Legend and the fan-favorite Men In Black trilogy. In 2013 the brand reclaimed its role in the Die Hard series, when it appeared on the wrists of the stars in the latest installment, A Good Day to Die Hard. Hamilton is a member of the Swatch group, the largest watch manufacturer and distributor in the world with 160 production sites in Switzerland. www.hamiltonwatch.com.