|Leica Summilux-C Lens Set Stolen from Focus Optics on May 6, 2014|
Focus Optics, a local lens design, repair, and modification shop, was the victim of an overnight robbery at their Burbank office. The thieves managed to steal a set of highly valued Leica Summilux-C lenses, and while the Burbank Police Department is investigating, your help is also urgently needed to help track them down.
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|Summicron-C Lenses Shipping Now from Band Pro|
Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc. has announced they are now delivering the new Summicron-C lenses from CW Sonderoptic, makers of the Leica Summilux-C. Summicron-C offers 6 new T2.0 prime lenses: 18, 25, 35, 50, 75 and 100 mm. These light, lower cost alternatives to the Summilux-C provide incredible performance that matches or exceeds the competition, with full coverage up to and including the new RED dragon sensor. The Summicron-C set will grow to ten, with additions of 21, 29, 40, and 135 mm focal lengths in the coming year.
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|Summicron Cinema Lenses On Track for 2013 Release|
Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc. premiered the first prototypes of the new, highly anticipated Summicron cinema lenses at NAB 2013. Band Pro’s Vice President of Technical Services, Jeff Cree, noted that: “this new series of prime lenses provides a low cost alternative to the Leica Summilux-C primes, while maintaining some of the more pleasing attributes that Leica has become known for producing still photography lenses.”
published 1 year ago read more
|Band Pro to Premiere New 4K Short Film at IBC Amsterdam|
The new 4K short film from Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc. entitled ‘Viewing the Night Sky in Summer’ will be premiered in Amsterdam at the 2013 International Broadcasters Convention (IBC). Sony, a key sponsor of the short, will project the new work in their 4K theater at the show.
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|Band Pro Announces Leica Set Delivery at One World Open House 2012|
Band Pro Film & Digital has announced that a full Leica Summilux-C lens set will be presented to a leading rental house at their annual One World Open House event next week in Burbank, CA. This marks the first set delivery to the U.S. Mid-West region. Underscoring the increased delivery of Leica sets worldwide over the last year, Leica’s streamlined manufacturing process is credited with responding to the growing demand for these premiere lenses. Managing Director, Gerhard Baier, will be on hand at the December 13th event to make the presentation, and will be exhibiting Leica’s latest Summilux-C offerings: the 16mm, 29mm, 65mm, and 135mm focal lengths.
published 2 years ago read more
|Sony Pictures Studios to Host F65 Production Workshops|
Beginning next month, Sony Pictures will host workshops on digital workflows supporting Sony’s new F65 CineAlta™ digital motion picture camera. The workshops, which will be conducted at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California, are designed to educate qualified directors, cinematographers and other film industry professionals.
published 3 years ago read more
|Leica Cine Lenses Show Outstanding Optical Performance|
Band Pro IBC Stand 12.B20
At IBC in Amsterdam, visitors to the Band Pro stand will be able to take a closer look at the highly anticipated Leica Summilux-C™ lenses on various PL mount cameras such as Sony SRW-9000PL, Arri Alexa, and the new RED EPIC.
published 4 years ago read more