Cooke Optics Presents Anamorphic Choice at BSC Expo 2017


Anamorphic/i and Anamorphic/i SF lenses on show, BSC Expo 2017, Stand 604

Last Updated: December 13, 2016 7:58 pm GMT
(Leicester, UK--December 13, 2016) At BSC Expo 2017, Cooke Optics, the multi-award winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, will present its Anamorphic/i and Anamorphic/i SF lenses that give cinematographers more choice in the looks they can achieve. The Anamorphic/i lenses offer a classic anamorphic look, while the Anamorphic/i SF ‘Special Flair’ range features a coating that kicks up the flares, bokeh and other aberrations to provide another level of anamorphic character.

“As the first major show of the year, BSC Expo is a must-attend event to share our latest lens developments with our esteemed customers and friends,” said Les Zellan, Chairman and Owner, Cooke Optics. “The trend for anamorphic shooting continues as a way to bring character to sterile digital images. TheAnamorphic/i SF range complements the classic Anamorphic/i set, bringing something new and exciting to the cinematographer’s arsenal. We’re excited to present both ranges at BSC Expo 2017.”

The Cooke team will also bring a variety of 5/i, S4/i and miniS4/i lenses to the show. Recent TV projects shot with Cooke lenses include the award-winning Fleabag(Anamorphic/i), Poldark(5/i), Westworld(S4/i) and Midsomer Murders(miniS4/i), while feature films include The Odyssey (Anamorphic/i), Pete’s Dragon (Anamorphic/i), Café Society (S4/i) and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (S4/i).

BSC Expo 2017 takes place from 3-4 February 2017 at Battersea Evolution, London, UK.

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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 Odyssey, Pete’s Dragon, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Inferno, Dirty Grandpa, Carol, Steve Jobs, Creed, The Intern. Television shows in production or recently shot with Cooke lenses include Westworld, Fleabag, Doctor Who,Grace and Frankie, Game of Thrones, Midsomer Murders, Orange is the New Black, Fargo, Person of Interest.


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