The Optimo 44-440 A2S now available at some of the most prestigious rental houses in the world !
At Cinec 2016, Angénieux presents its new Optimo 44-440 A2S, the third lens in the Optimo Anamorphic 2x Squeeze Series and introduces the Type EZ Series, a new range of two zoom lenses, integrating an innovative lens modular design (Interchangeable Rear Optics IRO technology™).
Following NAB and Cinec announcements, the first production units of the Angénieux Optimo 44-440 AS2 have been delivered and are already available at some of the most prestigious rental houses in the world.
Thales Angenieux, in collaboration with Band Pro Film & Digital Inc., and Jebsen Industrial Technology Co. Ltd., announces at IBC 2016 a new range of zoom lenses – the Angénieux Type EZ Series – two fast and light weight zoom lenses integrating an innovative modular design (Interchangeable Rear Optics IRO technology™) to cover S35 mmm and larger image formats for cine and broadcast productions.
To support China’s booming film and broadcast industry, equipment rental company Scenefone partners with JCineCast (Jebsen Industrial’s Cinematic & Broadcasting Solutions division) the Angénieux’s partner in the area to expand its portfolio.
Thales Angenieux was part of the sponsors to support We Do It Together Press Conference at 2016 Cannes Film Festival on May 15th.
We Do It Together is a nonprofit film Production Company created to finance and produce films, documentaries, TV and other forms of media, uniquely dedicated to the empowerment of women.
Angénieux lenses are utilized all around the world by the most demanding image professionals for the production of features, commercials, dramas, documentaries, music videos, sports or cultural event recordings in live 3D or 4K and beyond. Every year at Cannes Film Festival, in the list of selected movies, a lot of them are shot with Angénieux lenses.
In 2013, for the first time in its history, Angénieux became an Official Partner of the International Cannes Film Festival. For this occasion, Angénieux created the « Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography », a ceremony to spotlight the work of Directors of Photography. Following Philippe Rousselot (A.F.C., A.S.C.) in 2013, Vilmos Zsigmond (H.S.C., A.S.C.) in 2014, and Roger Deakins (B.S.C., A.S.C.), Angenieux wished to recognize the outstanding work of Peter Suschitsky (A.S.C.) in 2016.
We’ll be very pleased to present at NAB 2016 the Optimo 44-440 A2S – the third Angénieux anamorphic zoom lens. Following the Optimo 56-152 A2S and the Optimo 30-72 A2S, our new 10x anamorphic zoom lens brings speed and flexibility of the long range zoom to the set.
We will be at the Las Vegas Convention Center
April 18–21, 2016 — Las Vegas, NV
Join us at booth C 6015
We’ll be at Cabsat-Dubaï World Trade Centre – March 8-10,2016.
Congratulations to all Oscars and Cesars winner. Particularly to cinematographers Emmanuel Lubezki and Christophe Offenstein for their respective Best Cinematography Academy Award ( The Revenant) and Cesar pour la Meilleure Photo (Valley of Love).
Mad-Max: Fury Road (DP John Seale), Carol (DP Ed Lachman) and Sicario (DP Roger Deakins) are in the list of nominees for the Best Cinematography Academy Award. In the list of nominees for the Best Picture Academy Award: Spotlight, The Big Short, Mad Max:Fury Road and The Martian. All these movies have been shot with Angénieux lenses. Good luck to all of them and see you on February 28 for the 88th Academy Awards Ceremony and the list of winners !
The full Angénieux spherical and anamorphic lens lines will be in demo at next MicroSalon AFC – La Fémis – 6 rue Francoeur – Paris 75018 on February 5 and 6. Opening hours: 10 am – 8 pm on Friday, 10 am – 6 pm on Saturday.
Eric Guichard AFC, with a team of nine DoPs : Stéphane Aupetit, Michel Benjamin, Jérôme Bouvier, Laurent Charbonnier, Philippe Garguil, Laurent Fleutot, Sylvain Maillard Christophe Pottier, Jam Walencik, have all collaborated on the new Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud’s movie « Les Saisons ». Thanks to the partnership with Angénieux, he selected Angénieux Optimo zooms as optics of choice and utilized as many as 10 lenses at any given time during the production.