Leica Thalia: New Lenses for Big Picture Cinematography

Leica Thalia: New Lenses for Big Picture Cinematography

Responding to the increasing need for character-driven, large-format optics, CW Sonderoptic introduces the Leica Thalia series of prime lenses. The set of 9 spherical lenses provides an image circle of 60mm diagonal, which covers ARRI… Read more

LED Creative introduces new Byte Controller

LED Creative introduces new Byte Controller

Designed and built by LED Creative’s in-house technical team, the new Byte Controller is a state-of-the-art unit developed specifically to work in unison with the LED Creative Sigma product range. Created to allow maximum artistic… Read more

Impact take delivery of AlphaPix2 from AC-Entertainment

Impact take delivery of AlphaPix2 from AC-Entertainment

Impact Production Services (IPS) has added nearly 200 aPix2 high-resolution indoor LED video panels to its inventory, supplied by AC Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET). IPS, which offers dry-hire equipment through to complete technical production services for… Read more

Filmscape adds Alexa Mini to its growing inventory

Filmscape adds Alexa Mini to its growing inventory

Continuing last season’s drive to enhance and expand its hire stock, digital-imaging company Filmscape has added a pair of Alexa Minis, complete with WCU-4 wireless units, to its camera fleet. Complementing a range of Anamorphics… Read more

Movietech continues to invest

Movietech continues to invest

Specialist independent camera, lens and grip rental house, Movietech is continuing its investment in the latest technology and the addition of new product lines to augment its equipment catalogue. The company has recently introduced a… Read more

Leica Cine MacroLux Family Grows By Two

Leica Cine MacroLux Family Grows By Two

Building on the success of the original Leica Cine MacroLux +1 diopter, CW Sonderoptic is introducing two new diopters in the line, a +2 and a +0.5. Utilizing the same signature Leica optics and coatings… Read more

CW Sonderoptic expands global sales team

CW Sonderoptic expands global sales team

CW Sonderoptic, the designer and manufacturer of Leica cine lenses, has expanded its global sales team to provide clients with more direct service and support. New regional sales managers include Seth Compton, who will cover… Read more

Fujifilm launches MK Cine lenses

Fujifilm launches MK Cine lenses

Fujifilm Corporation has unveiled its new MK series of cinema lenses which offer advanced optical performance, plus ultra-compact and lightweight design. The Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9, a standard zoom lens with the focal length of 18-55mm,… Read more

Filmscape introduces Third Unit engineering facility

Filmscape introduces Third Unit engineering facility

Having created a variety of bespoke, precision-engineered products over the past few years, camera hire specialist, Filmscape, has now introduced Third Unit, a new in-house engineering facility at its West London headquarters. Third Unit offers… Read more

Uncoated Cooke S4/i lenses give a vintage look

Uncoated Cooke S4/i lenses give a vintage look

Cooke Optics, the multi-award winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, has announced that it now offers uncoated front elements for its S4/i series. The uncoated front elements offer more choices to cinematographers,… Read more