Cooke Optics Anamorphic/i SF lenses bring a new cinematic look to Guilt Series 2

February 9, 2022 Shooting the second season of an award-winning show could potentially be creatively restrictive, but cinematographer Caroline Bridges and director Patrick Harkins chose to evolve the original look of Guilt with Cooke Anamorphic/i Special Flair (SF) lenses, enhancing the cinematic nature of the show. “We did a lot of lens tests for the […]

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar with Cooke

February 11, 2021 DP Toby Oliver, ACS (Australian Cinematographers Society), and director Josh Greenbaum selected Cooke Optics Anamorphic/i Standard and Special Flair (SF) prime and zoom lenses to tell the story of best friends Barb and Star who leave their small Midwestern town for the first time to go on vacation in Vista Del Mar, […]

Denson Baker captures optical escapism of The Luminaries with Cooke Anamorphic/i Lenses

June 25, 2020 DP Denson Baker, NZCS ACS, chose Cooke Anamorphic lenses to recreate the universe portrayed in the long-anticipated TV adaptation of Eleanor Catton’s Man Booker prize-winning novel, The Luminaries. Produced by the BBC, Working Title Television and Southern Light Films and adapted for the screen by Catton herself, the six-part mini-series tells an epic story […]

Cooke Optics TV Goes to Infinity and Beyond at Pixar Animation Studios

Cooke Optics TV, the educational website containing interviews with some of the world’s most renowned cinematographers and film makers, recently traveled to Pixar Animation Studios to discuss animation and cinematography with some of its top creative talent. Upcoming videos will discuss Pixar’s evolving cinematography and use of virtual cameras and lenses. Les Zellan, Chairman of […]