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Sigma Cine Primes

These five prime PL lenses: 20, 24, 35, 50 and 85mm, and all offer T1.5 aperture. SIGMA has made extremely lightweight and compact cine lenses a reality; these lenses keep weight and size to a minimum, at the same time their specification is optimized for enhanced durability. The lenses have a stunning image quality and […]

January 9th, 2019 • by Hand Held Films • in Camera, Large Format Lenses, Lenses

Grip & Electric Lists – NEW!

Updated in June of 2018, these documents list the most up to date equipment in the Grip & Electric department. Please feel free to use the additional notes section(s) to add any notes or request items that you cannot find. Once you have completed filling in the list, please email the rental office to submit a request. […]

August 28th, 2018 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Frequently Asked Questions, G&E, Website F.A.Q

New Camera – Red Weapon Monstro VV

Red’s newest sensor packs impressive specs with serious performance to match. The WEAPON 8K Vista Vision, offers Full Frame lens coverage, captures 8K full format motion at up to 60 fps, produces ultra-detailed 35.4 megapixel stills, and delivers incredibly fast data speeds of up to 300 MB/s. Like all of RED’s DSMC2 cameras, WEAPON shoots […]

August 27th, 2018 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, New Equipment

Coming January 2016 – Transvideo Starlite HD

Another field monitor solution is on the way! Soon will be renting the Transvideo’s Starlight HD 5″ On-Camera Monitor/Recorder, with its beautiful OLED touchscreen display. It is an all-in-one monitoring and recording solution designed to keep apace of the decreasing size of video cameras. Built into a machined aviation-grade case barely larger than a smartphone […]

December 27th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events, New Equipment

New Item – Angenieux Anamorphic Optimo 30-72

New to our stable of anamorphic zooms is the Angenieux Anamorphic 30-72mm Optimo T4.0 A-2S Zoom Lens (above). With 2x squeeze, a fast aperture of T:4 and no ramping or breathing, the Optimo Anamorphic 30-72mm 2S Zoom Lens delivers exceptional optical performance not previously achieved with an anamorphic lens. Based on the optical design of the popular Optimo […]

August 14th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events, New Equipment

New Camera – Arri Alexa Mini

Compact, lightweight and self-contained, the ARRI ALEXA Mini (below) is a versatile additional tool in the ALEXA camera range. And now, you can rent it at Hand Held. Crews will find that the ALEXA Mini perfectly complements their ALEXA shooting kit, eliminating the complications of working with third-party cameras for specialized shots and keeping everything within a single system that is trusted […]

August 9th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, New Equipment

New Items – Small HD 502 & Sidefinder EVF

Looking for the latest in HD on-camera monitoring? Maybe you’re interested in a feature-rich, high-resolution EVF? We have both covered with one system. We now carry Small HD’s 502 SDI On-Camera Monitor (below) and Sidefinder EVF (bottom). Small HD’s 502 HDMI & SDI On-Camera Monitor with 3D LUT Support brings full HD resolution to an on-camera […]

August 9th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events, New Equipment

New Items – Briese Focus 100 & 140

Welcome a couple of new additions to our collection of Briese lights—the Focus 100 and Focus 140. The Focus 140 (above) provides a detailed and crisp light that can sift out details, animate surfaces or accentuate wrinkles in weathered faces. Good for atmospheric close ups but also good for shots from medium distances. The Focus 140 […]

August 9th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Events, G&E, New Equipment

“Duo D’Optimos” – Angenieux Anamorphic Zooms @ Hand Held

Check out our latest shoot “Duo D’Optimos” with the newest Angenieux Anamorphic Zooms (30-72mm & 56-152mm, both f/3.6 – T:4). Watch the video below for a showcase of these lenses capabilities as well as some fun shots of our facility. Live music, yoga, subway acrobats—this video has it all. Most importantly, it has beautifully images […]

April 23rd, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events

New Items – Cooke Anamorphic Primes, Zooms from Canon & Fujinon

Cooke Anamorphic/i Primes have landed! To compliment our stock of spherical Cooke glass, we bring you the anamorphic “Cooke Look” as well. Everything you love about the S4 and 5/i series now comes with 2:1 oval bokeh in Cooke’s traditional, classic design. We have focal lengths 32mm-100mm available now, with the 25mm and 135mm on […]

November 1st, 2014 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events, New Equipment