Cooke Optics completes Varotal/i FF zoom range with new 19-40mm lens

November 4, 2022 Cooke Optics has released a 19-40mm wide zoom in its Varotal/i FF range, which joins the 30-95mm medium and 85-215mm long zooms that were launched at the end of 2021. The 19-40mm zoom completes the Varotal/i FF series, enabling Cooke to offer broad focal length coverage for the majority of production needs. […]

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, […]

Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 Art Lens Wins Prestigious 2018-19 EISA Award

With TIPA’s Best DSLR Wide Angle Zoom Lens, NewBay’s Best of Show at NAB, Videomaker’s Best of Show at NAB, and now EISA’s DSLR Zoom Lens awards, the new star of the Sigma Global Vision Art lenses has been winning big in 2018. Ronkonkoma, NY – August 15, 2018 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading […]

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 […]

NAB 2017: FUJIFILM’s Optical Devices Division to Introduce 4K-Compatible Studio Zoom Lens

Wayne, N.J. – The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will introduce a FUJINON 4K-compatible studio lens, the “UA27x6.5B,” at the NAB convention in Las Vegas this month. The UA27x is the latest zoom lens in the company’s Premier UA Series of 4K 2/3” lenses. The UA Series is the world’s first designed specifically for UHDbroadcast applications.  The Optical Devices Division will […]


Amsterdam, The Netherlands — September 7, 2016 – The SIGMA CORPORATION is pleased to announce that it will enter into the cinema lens market with the release of its SIGMA CINE LENSES, designed specifically for cinematography. In the world of digital film production, there is an increasing demand for higher resolution, and SIGMA’s new lineup of high-performance lenses is […]

Aerial Cinematographers Rely on FUJINON-Equipped SHOTOVER Gyro Stabilized Camera Systems

  Wayne, N.J. – New Zealand-based company SHOTOVER prides itself on equipping its ultra-high performance stabilization camera systems for high velocity cinematography with top-of-the-line equipment. Designed for use in helicopters, ground vehicles and watercraft, the company’s F1 and K1 camera systems are made with an open architecture, giving operators a variety of camera and lens options. Many SHOTOVER customers rely […]