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Red Digital Cinema 8K Camera Paired with FUJIFILM/FUJINON Zooms for Demo Days During Inaugural Surfing Competition

Considered one of the premiere surfing competitions, Volcom Pipe Pro is the inaugural event for the World Surfing League (WSL), bringing together the world’s top pipeline surfers. Live footage from the event was captured on RED Digital Cinema’sWEAPON with MONSTRO 8K VV sensor equipped with FUJINON Premier PL 25-300mm and 19-90mm Cabrio zoom lenses for Red Bull TV, in addition ...

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FUJIFILM Announces New Ultra-Compact Cinema Lenses, FUJINON MKX18-55MMT2.9 and FUJINON MKX50135MMT2.9 for X Mount

High Performance, Lightweight Cinema Lenses for the X Series Line of Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Digital Cameras Valhalla, N.Y. – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the launch of FUJINON MKX18-55mmT2.9 and FUJINON MKX50-135mmT2.9 cinema lenses for X Mount, new additions to the X Series line of interchangeable lenses. Available in June 2018, these cinema lenses offer a lightweight and compact ...

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Serge Desrosiers, CSC, Shoots “The Queen of Sin” with Cooke S4/i lenses

The Queen of Sin, the third film lensed by Serge Desrosiers, CSC (a.k.a. Sergio Di Rosa), for Incendo Productions and its cable network client Lifetime, is a departure from what most people consider the traditional Lifetime made-for-TV movie. “The Queen of Sin is unlike any film that I’ve done for Incendo and Lifetime,” explained Desrosiers, whose second Lifetime film, Sometimes ...

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FUJIFILM/FUJINON Announces On-Site Service & Support in South Korea for 2018 Winter Games

Wayne, N.J. – At next month’s Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will provide on-site technical service and support for FUJINON lenses. Engineers from Fujifilm’s American, European and Japanese branches, along with the company’s local Korean service representative, will be on hand starting February 1st to assist customers throughout the Winter Games. The events in ...

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FUJIFILM/FUJINON’s MK Zoom Lens Series Honored in Several Best-Of Lists

Wayne, N.J. – Since their launch in February of 2017, the MK Series of zoom lenses from the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM have received numerous accolades from noted industry websites, publications and cinematographers thanks to the lens’ lightweight, professional zoom performance and price point. Among those recognizing the FUJINON MK18-55mm  and MK50-135mm T2.9 zoom  T2.9 zooms are: No Film School ...

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Sony Camera and FUJINON Lens Pairing Capture End Zone Close UPS for Monday Night Football

Wayne, N.J. – Close-up cameras covering the goal line have moved from the nose-bleed seats to level with the main coverage ‘game’ cameras during ESPN’s Monday Night Football. ESPN, working with longtime partner Fletcher Sports, is using Sony HDC-4800 4K ultra-high frame rate cameras with FUJINON PL 20-120mm Cabrio lenses for goal-line close ups for each Monday night broadcast. Because ESPN’s ...

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Sigma Celebrates 2017 with a ‘Prime Lens of the Year’ Honor from DPReview for Its 14mm F1.8 Art Lens and a ‘Digital Video Product Innovation Award’ for Its Cine High-Speed Primes and Zooms

Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art

Landmark year sees 7 new lens introductions and 26 awards and Editor Picks designations Ronkonkoma, NY – December 21, 2017 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, picked up its 25th and 26th industry award and nod of 2017. Digital Video chose the Sigma Cine High Speed Zooms and Primes ...

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FUJIFILM to Highlight Widest 4K HDR Lens Range During the Annual SVG Summit

Wayne, N.J. – Attendees at the annual SVG Summit on December 11-12th will get a first-hand look at the widest range of 4K HDR optics currently available. The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will demonstrate its UA Series of 2/3” lenses, which include eight models designed specifically for 4K HDR broadcast and video production, in the exhibits section of the ...

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Calling All Cinematographers! Sigma Trade Up Program Gives $350.00 USD Back on Used EF, E, or PL System Mount Lenses Towards Sigma Cine Lens Purchase

Ronkonkoma, NY – December 7, 2017 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, is inviting cinematographers to take advantage of the new Cine ‘Trade Up Program’ for the holidays. Sigma is offering camera operators, DPs, and cinematographers $350.00 USD off a Cine lens or lens bundle purchase when trading their ...

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Popularity of FUJIFILM MK Lenses Draws Support from Third Party Manufacturers

Thanks to the growing popularity of the recently introduced FUJINON MK Series, camera and lens support providers have taken note and now offer a range of solutions to benefit MK lens owners and broaden their compatibility with additional camera mounts. Among those with new support gear for the FUJINON MK Series are lens control, accessory manufacturers and service providers: Heden, ...

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Ernie Holzman: Life ReFocused Art Exhibit Set for November 12

Proceeds from Sales of Sculptures & Assemblages to Benefit City of Hope Writer-director Matt Reeves (War for the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Cloverfield), Oscar®-nominated cinematographer Jeff Cronenweth, ASC (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network), and cinematographer Ernie Holzman, ASC (Without a Trace, Cora Unashamed, Thirtysomething) present “Ernie Holzman: Life ReFocused,” ...

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NAB Show NY: FUJIFILM Demos Smallest, Lightest 4K Broadcast Lens; MK Series of Cine Lenses; Chrosziel and Heden Zoom Controls

Wayne, N.J. – The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will showcase several of its newest lenses and accessories at the NAB Show New York this week (October 18-19) at the Javits Convention Center. Being shown for the first time in the U.S. after its introduction in Amsterdam is the world’s smallest and lightest broadcast lens supporting 4K production, the FUJINON UA24x7.8; ...

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FUJIFILM Rebrands with New Social Media Handle @FUJINONLenses

Wayne, N.J. – The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM has rebranded its social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to @FUJINONlenses. The change makes it easier for FUJINON customers worldwide to find and engage with the company on these three channels. “Engaging with our customers and learning the unique ways they’re using our lenses has always been one of our ...

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FUJIFILM Attributes Technical Emmy® Win for FUJINON Cine Zooms to Cinematographers

Wayne, N.J. – The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM has been  awarded an Engineering Emmy® for its FUJINON “4K Cine Zoom Lenses providing imagery in television” by the Television Academy, and will receive the honor at the Academy’s October 25 Engineering Awards ceremony at Loews Hollywood Hotel. The introduction of FUJINON’s Cabrio and Premier series of cinema zoom lenses brought about ...

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Zero Percent Financing Program Offered Through FUJIFILM/FUJINON and Novation Vendor Services

Wayne, N.J. – The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM is now  offering 0%  financing, through Novation Vendor Services. The program is available for all FUJINON 4K and HD broadcast lenses and the Premier HK 4K+ and Cabrio 4K range of cinema-style lenses. “We want to make it easier for our customers to buy exactly the lens or lenses they want,” said Thomas Fletcher, Director of ...

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FUJINON/FUJIFILM Rolls Out “Lunch & Learn Lenses” Events at Cities Across North and South America

Wayne, N.J. – As part of the company’s overall education initiative, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM is currently conducting “Lunch & Learn Lenses” events in cities across North and South America. Each “Lunch & Learn Lenses” is an informal discussion over lunch with representatives from FUJIFILM that provides attendees with an opportunity to give insight into what future lens innovations ...

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