In the run up to Cine Gear Expo, Band Pro, in partnership with Angenieux and Jebsen CineCast have announced their latest lens project: Angenieux Optimo Primes. Optimo Primes provide full frame 46.5mm image circlecoverage with a consistently fast 1.8 T-stop. All focal lengths provide maximum flexibility with fully interchangeable mounts including LPL, XPL, PL, Canon EF, Nikon F and Panavision XL. Engineered as smart lenses, Optimo Primes will support both Cooke/I and Arri LDS; and feature common gear size and position across the entire 12-lens set.
Focal lengths for Optimo Primes include 21mm, 28mm, 40mm, 50mm, 75mmand 135mmfor the initial 6-lens production run scheduled for delivery Fall 2020. The complete 12-lens set will include 18mm, 32mm, and 100mm lenses delivering Winter 2020; and 24mm, 60mm and 200mm completing the set in Spring 2021. Sales and distribution of the new Optimo Prime lenses will be handled in the Americas by Band Pro, in Europe and Africa by Angenieux, and in Asia by Jebsen CineCast. Preorders in the Americas are available now on a first come, first-served basis via BandPro.
Find out more about these and many other new lenses at the annual DCS Cine Gear Expo Lens panel Friday, May 31, 2019, 3:45pm – 5:00pm, Cine Gear Expo, Screening Room #5 (upstairs from the Sherry Lansing Theater), Paramount Studios, Hollywood
The Digital Cinema Society will reprise its annual examination of the Cinema Lens market, this year, with a concentration on covering the expanding sensor sizes of many popular cameras. If you’re thinking of investing in Cine Lenses, this event is tailored for you. Other participating companies include, (in alphabetical order): ARRI, Canon, Cooke, Fujinon, Leitz, P+S Technik, Schneider Optics, Sigma, Tokina, and Zeiss.