NAB 2017 – Angenieux announces 48-130 Optimo Style Lens

Agnenieux has announced a new zoom lens for NAB 2017, the Optimo Style 48-130 T3. This lens joins the T2.8 16-40 Optimo Style, the T2.8 Optimo Style 30-76 zooms. I see this lens as a great compliment to the 16-40 style, and this definitely would be a two lens set to cover anything you might… Continue reading NAB 2017 – Angenieux announces 48-130 Optimo Style Lens

NAB 2017 – Canon Releases 2nd lens in a perplexing Cinema T4.4 lineup

Read the official Canon press release. Canon has released a second compact cine zoom with an outstandingly slow T4.4, the CN-E 70-200.  This lens hits so many other checkboxes though, it might be worth testing out or using if you know you can deal with the slow aperture.    For starters, it covers the range of… Continue reading NAB 2017 – Canon Releases 2nd lens in a perplexing Cinema T4.4 lineup

CineTech Show Episode 001 – NAB 2017 Preview

  Here is a link to the new feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/CineTechShow or feel free to subscribe via iTunes. Thomas A. Koch and Chris Peoples discuss Cinema Technology and Techniques in this debut episode of the CineTechShow podcast. Topics: Thomas Gets a Ronin MX – See the post about the saga of this event. Black Magic Design… Continue reading CineTech Show Episode 001 – NAB 2017 Preview

NAB 2017 – Sigma adds two lenses to their Cinema line up. 14mm 135mm T2

Sigma has announced two new additions to their yet unreleased cine prime set.  At this point in time, we don’t even know the cost per lens of the original set. The Cine Zooms have been out in the wild for a month or so now and have a retail price of $3999.  I really look… Continue reading NAB 2017 – Sigma adds two lenses to their Cinema line up. 14mm 135mm T2

NAB 2017 – Cooke unveils Full Frame plus S7 Cinema Lenses

In the lead-up to the National Association of Broadcasters Convention, Cooke Optics has announced the latest in their line up of amazing lenses, the Cooke S7/i.  As the push to larger full frame shooting, this is a welcome addition to the Cooke line up.  These lenses and the re-released Pancro/i lenses, Cooke will be very… Continue reading NAB 2017 – Cooke unveils Full Frame plus S7 Cinema Lenses

CineTech Show – Story be damned

The Internet is packed full of web sites, podcasts, and articles, endlessly talking about the craft and art of storytelling in the medium of cinema. In-depth breakdowns of character arcs, story beats, and plot, are everywhere. Finding opinions, reviews, testing and unboxing videos of the technology used in film production is nigh impossible. er, wait.… Continue reading CineTech Show – Story be damned