Cooke Optics announces new Anamorphic/i Zoom lens at 2015 #NABShow

       First in a series of front anamorphic zoom lenses revealed at NAB 2015 –

Cooke Optics, the multi-award winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, today announced that it is working on an Anamorphic Zoom lens. Like the rest of the Cooke Anamorphic/i Prime set, it will be a true front anamorphic lens with 2x squeeze. 

Les Zellan, Chairman and Owner, Cooke Optics, said, “In the storied tradition of Cooke 5:1 and 10:1 zooms, this is the first in a series of front anamorphic zoom lenses that will complement Cooke’s set of Anamorphic/i primes lenses.” 

The unveiling of the Anamorphic/i Zoom lens is the first of several expected announcements from Cooke in the coming months.

Visitors can hear more about the new Anamorphic/i Zoom lens, and see Cooke’s Anamorphic/i, 5/i, S4/i, miniS4/i prime lens sets, on Stand C8643 at NAB 2015.

About Cooke Optics, LTD.

Cooke is a storied name in both cinematographic and ultra-high-end professional photography markets. Known worldwide for their precision, exacting tolerances and superior quality, Cooke lenses are specified by many of the world’s most respected cinematographers. Cooke is also the developer behind /i Technology, the protocol enabling vital lens and camera information to be captured and passed digitally to post-production teams. Cooke was honoured with a 2013 Academy Award® of Merit (an Oscar® statuette) for its continuing innovation in the design, development and manufacture of motion picture camera lenses. Features in production or recently shot with Cooke lenses include It Follows, Big Eyes, Jupiter Ascending, Mr Turner, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Un Homme Ideal, Spectral, Straight Outta Compton, and Paddington. Television shows in production or recently shot with Cooke lenses include Orange is the New Black, Penny Dreadful, Fargo, Breaking Bad, Person of Interest, The Client List, Game of Thrones, and Downton Abbey.

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