Cooke Optics Displays New Anamorphic/i Zoom Lens at IBC 2016


Anamorphic/i, 5/i, S4/i and miniS4/i lens on display

Last Updated: July 11, 2016 9:25 pm GMT
(Leicester, UK--July 11, 2016) Cooke Optics, the multi-award winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, will demonstrate the new 35-140mm zoom at IBC 2016, alongside a variety of Anamorphic/i, 5/i, S4/i and miniS4/i lenses on Stand 12.D10.

The Cooke 35-140mm Anamorphic/i zoom is a true, front anamorphic with oval bokeh throughout zoom and focus with patented optical zoom. The new lens benefits from a unique combination of attributes allowing shooting from very wide angle to telephoto with a 4x zoom ratio and 2x Anamorphic squeeze. It features T3.1-22 aperture and anamorphic oval bokeh, and the colour and depth of field characteristics are matched to the existing Anamorphic/i primes.

Cooke’s acclaimed Anamorphic/i lenses have been used to shoot a range of features and TV commercials includingPete’s Dragon, L’Odysée, Jungle, El Clan, Un Homme Ideal, Spectral,Sinister 2, the Coke Super Bowl spot, the Canadian Distillery Odd Society ‘Nothing Odd Here’ commercial and Red Bull’s Chain Reaction film.

Cooke Optics TV web channel will also be promoted at IBC. The free-to-view channel features informative interviews from high profile cinematographers across the industry including Ed Lachman, John Mathieson and Sean Bobbitt.

More news will be announced closer to the time of the show.

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About Cooke Optics, LTD.
Cooke is a storied name in both cinematographic and ultra-high-end professional photography markets. Known worldwide for their precision, exacting tolerances and superior quality, Cooke lenses are specified by many of the world’s most respected cinematographers. Cooke is also the developer of /i Technology, the protocol enabling vital lens and camera information to be captured and passed digitally to post-production teams. Cooke was honoured with a 2013 Academy Award®of Merit (an Oscar®statuette) for its continuing innovation in the design, development and manufacture of motion picture camera lenses. Features in production or recently shot with Cooke lenses include The Inferno, Dirty Grandpa, Carol, Steve Jobs, Creed, The Intern,Trainwreck, Ex Machina, Everest,Mr. Turner and The Grand Budapest Hotel. Television shows in production or recently shot with Cooke lenses include Doctor Who,Grace and Frankie, Game of Thrones, Midsomer Murders, Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, Orange is the New Black, Fargo, Breaking Bad, Person of Interest,and Downton Abbey.


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