—As camera makers make strides to 4K
imaging, lens makers are challenged
to provide high resolution prime and
zoom lenses to deliver high-quality images
to the camera sensor.
ARRI will showcase a range of seven
high-performance prime lenses from the
ARRI/Zeiss Master Anamorphic series.
Small in size, very lightweight, fast and
with minimal distortion, the lenses represent
a significant step forward
in the technology and practicality
of anamorphic cinematography
for 35 mm format digital and
film cameras. They are designed
to provide beautiful out-of-focus
backgrounds and a smooth, cinematic
look, while be as easy to
use on set as other modern cine
CANON will wait until the opening
of the show to debut their new
|Cooke Anamorphic/I Prime lens
CHROSZIEL will unveil their Aladin MKII
4K live broadcast wireless lens control
system which was successfully used at
both the French Open and the soccer
Champions League in 2013 and is optimized
for “Cine-Style” lenses and broadcast
cameras. Also new is the Chrosziel
Magnum wireless system which is available
in three models: single-axis focus
only, an upgradeable system for two-axis,
and a complete focus/iris system.
COOKE will premier its Anamorphic/i
Prime lenses with seven focal
lengths featuring an oval bokeh, and
designed for film and digital cameras.
They feature aberration correction
over the entire image area.
The company will also showcase its
Metrology lens test projector.
CW SONDEROPTIC will present its
Leica Summicron-C Cine lenses
with 10 focal lengths between
18 and 135 mm. These are among
the smallest and lightest premium
prime lenses available. The lenses feature
custom coatings to closely match
the color and natural skin tones of the
Leica Summilux-C lenses while exhibiting
excellent flare suppression with
very low chromatic aberration and distortion.
FUJIFLIM OPTICAL DEVICES DIVISION
|Fujinon Premier PL 14-35 mm Cabrio
debut the Premier PL 14-35 mm Cabrio
wide-angle lens [ZK2.5x14] for ENG and
smaller 4K cameras. It has a detachable
digital servo drive and can be used as
a self-contained ENG-style lens or cine
style lens. Also new is the XA55x9.5
HDTV telephoto box style lens, designed
for large venues requiring tight shots
from long distances. The XA55x has optical
image stabilization and built-in support
brackets to eliminate the need for
additional camera support. The lens also
incorporates 16-bit encoder outputs for
zoom, focus position and other lens data.
SCHNEIDER Optics will add 25 mm and
100 mm prime lenses to its Schneider-
Kreuznach Xenon FF prime lens family,
growing the line to five focal lengths.
The company will also debut Apple
iPad support to the line of smart devices
already compatible with iPro lenses.
THALES ANGENIEUX will showcase its Optimo
DP Series 25-250 mm 10X zoom
lens, designed to provide the perfect
combination of zoom ratio, aperture