HOFF PRODUCTIONS FLIES HIGH WITH LUXURY WATCH LEGEND BREITLING IN NEW “SUPER FACTORIES.”
SAN FRANCISCO, August 22, 2012 — Actor/pilot John Travolta and adventurer Yves “The Jetman”
Rossy join forces to explore the world famous timepiece of aviators, the Chronomat, in the newest
episode of “Super Factories” presented in a sneak preview on Breitling’s Official Youtube Channel
beginning Wednesday, August 23. “We’ve worked with incredible companies including BMW,
Caterpillar, UPS, and more, but this is definitely the best show yet,” said Executive Producer Michael
In this new one-hour documentary, “Super Factories: Breitling” travels throughout Switzerland’s
famous Jura region to reveal the meticulous step-by-step process of creating one of the world’s most
famous watches. From the dial to the casing to Breitling’s infinitely precise movement, each step
shows the extraordinary attention to detail, durability, and beauty of this iconic timepiece.
In addition, “Super Factories: Breitling” explores the recent ground-breaking formation flight of the
Jetman and Breitling’s Jet Team. While long time Breitling fan John Travolta reveals his passion for
flying and Breitling. Also the documentary investigates the unique watch and car collaboration behind “Breitling for Bentley.”
“Hoff Productions has a long and successful history in creating high-quality branded content. We
were thrilled to team up with them to deliver a show that marries the fascinating mechanics of our
great watch with our accomplishments in aviation,” said Ben Balmer, Global Marketing Director for
Hoff Production is a celebrated producer of countless mega engineering series including National
Geographic Channel’s “MegaStructures” and “Ultimate Factories,” Travel Channel’s “Made in
America,” and Speed Network’s “Speedmakers.”
“Super Factories” is available from the international distributor Off The Fence (www.offthefence.com).
beginning in October at MIPCOM. Michael Hoff is the Executive Producer. Rena Ferrick is the
Supervising Producer. And Jonathan Burhop is the Show Producer.
About Hoff Productions:
Hoff Productions is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC. Hoff is a leading global producer of factual television. Founded in 1993 by President and Executive Producer Michael Hoff, Hoff Productions is a pioneer of highly-rated programming and unique nonfiction series formats. Clients include Discovery Channel, National Geographic Channel, Animal Planet, Velocity, 3net, The History Channel, Speed Channel, Investigation Discovery, WEtv, The Weather Channel, Fine Living Network, The Military Channel, FOX, TLC, TruTV, Science Channel, Discovery Health Channel, TV One, Travel Channel, PBS, and HGTV. Hoff also produces commercials, interstitials, infomercials, promotions, and web content for clients like TBS, Paramount, and Breitling.