All is dark. We hear footsteps. A mysterious-looking woman walks past. She carries in front of her a mysteriously glowing cube … So begins the Fashion Short {THE BOX}, the official teaser for the latest alliance between Berlin fashion label Perret Schaad and Hamburg-based shoe retailer Ludwig Görtz GmbH. The film announces the premiere of the exclusive ‘Görtz designed by Perret Schaad’ shoe collection, which is to be presented at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin on 7 July. Medienwerft was the agency partner responsible for the overall project.

News 2011 E-Commerce 1. June 2011

“We were determined to break new ground in marketing within the fashion world on behalf of Görtz,” comments Oliver Helms, Medienwerft’s managing director, on the current film’s launch. Working in conjunction with today’s leading fashion film director Cristian Straub and producers Riese Farbaute, the film is seeded exclusively through fashion blogs and social media channels. “Tips, sharing and content-related comments and likes are more powerful in the fashion world than simply pumping out commercials,” adds Oliver Helms, explaining the way they went about the whole production. “{THE BOX} is already attracting more attention on the scene than we could ever have bought with money.”


Görtz was founded in Hamburg in 1875 and evolved from traditional retailer to successful multichannel supplier. It sees itself as the European market leader in quality shoes and accessories. Görtz markets it’s “Collections for personalities” in more than 280 stores in Germany, Austria, Poland and Switzerland, and on the Internet at und



The company was founded in 1996 and is one of the most experienced Internet agencies in Germany. Its core competence lies in its holistic service made up of advice, creation, technology and online marketing with a special focus on e-branding and e-commerce. The network-independent agency based in Hamburg is managed by the managing directors Oliver Helms, Hendrik van Laaten and Frank Meier. Among its customers are companies like BAUR Versand, Görtz, Peek & Cloppenburg Hamburg, Adler Modemärkte, Cyberport and Unilever. Medienwerft has supported the e-commerce business for Hanseatisches Wein- und Sekt-Kontor GmbH since 1999.