After nearly 50 years fully dedicated to high-end zoom lens design and production, Angénieux to launch a complete set of high-end Full Frame prime lenses – the Optimo Prime Series, in partnership with Jebsen Industrial and Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc.
The Optimo Prime Series first showcased at Cine Gear Expo 2019
Following the previous successful collaboration on Angenieux Type EZ series, the Optimo Prime Series is another joint effort by Jebsen Industrial, Thales Angenieux , a world-renowned manufacturer of premium quality cinematography zoom lenses, and Band Pro Film & Digital Inc., a US-based global company specializing in products and solutions for professional filmmakers and videographers, to meet the current market demand of full frame format high quality primes with high quality optics for cinema.
Ms. Severine Serrano of Angenieux , together with Mr. Jack Yu, Department Manager of Jebsen Industrial at Cine Gear Expo 2019
A key addition to the professional cine lenses currently available
Designed to accurately match the look and feel of Angenieux ’s long-celebrated Optimo zoom series both physically and optically; full frame the Optimo Prime series comprises a key addition to the professional cine lenses currently available.
The signature Optimo look and high optical quality continue with the Prime series.
Productions and cinematographers will now have at disposal a complete range of cine optics perfectly matching, responding all their shooting needs or desires, and adapted to the latest generations of camera sensor sizes. The Optimo Prime series will perfectly complete the Angenieux full frame zoom lens offer, including the Optimo Ultra 12x.
The Optimo Prime Series can satisfy high-end cinema production needs.
The Optimo Prime series of 12 lenses provides full frame 46.5mm image circle coverage with a consistent 1.8 T-stop (except on extremes). Available as PL and LPL and designed as smart lenses, the Optimo Prime Series is very compact and lightweight. They will support both Cooke /I and Arri LDS; and offer a common gear size and position for all lenses in the 12-lens set.
The full set of the Optimo Prime Series (from 18mm to 200 mm)
Focal lengths include 18mm, 21mm, 24mm, 28mm, 32mm, 40mm, 50mm, 60mm, 75mm,100mm, 135mm, 200mm and will be manufactured both in France and Germany.
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Sales and distribution of the new Optimo Prime lenses will be handled in Asia by Jebsen Industrial, in Europe and Africa by Angenieux , and in the Americas by Band Pro. Preorders in Asia is available now on a first come, first-served basis. Contact us for more details.