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Angenieux EZ-1 30-90mm Zoom Lens (S35, FF) T2.0

The first lens in Angenieux’s EZ series lenses, the EZ-1, is a fast and lightweight lens, with an Interchangeable Rear Optics allowing for coverage of Super 35mm and larger image formats for cine and broadcast productions. The mount can easily be changed from a PL mount to an EF or E mount. The ENG-style productions […]

April 3rd, 2019 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, New Equipment

Angenieux EZ-2 15-40mm Zoom Lens (S35, FF) T2.0

Angenieux EZ-2 lenses are fast and lightweight, and include an innovative modular design with Interchangeable Rear Optics allowing for coverage of Super 35mm and larger image formats for cine and broadcast productions. The lens is designed with swappable rear optical elements so you can convert the lens from covering 3-perf Super 35 to full frame/VistaVision.  The […]

April 3rd, 2019 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, New Equipment

Sony VENICE 6K & Rialto

The new flagship of Sony’s CineAlta family, the Sony VENICE CineAlta 6K Digital Cinema Camera offers an interchangeable PL to E-Mount, 8-stages of integrated ND filters, 15+ stops of exposure latitude, a wide color gamut and dual native ISO. VENICE boasts a 24.7MP Full Frame CMOS sensor with a maximum resolution of 6048 x 4032. […]

March 28th, 2019 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog

RED EPIC-W GEMINI 5K

The new RED sensor is the ideal candidate for a versatile shoot. The RED EPIC-W GEMINI 5K S35 sensor is perfect for in low-light situations, allowing for a clean image with less noise and better shadow detail. Camera operators are also able to access to a dual-sensitivity mode, allowing you to shoot high quality images […]

March 27th, 2019 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera

Flanders DM170

  The DM170 is a durable, lightweight, efficient, and color critical production monitor. The fast mode processing, durable all-metal chassis, and direct integration is part of what makes the DM170 essential for productions in which color really matters. The Flanders Scientific DM170 features full 12-bit video processing along with a 16.5” wide-gamut 10-bit LCD panel […]

January 11th, 2019 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, New Equipment

RED Weapon MONSTRO (VistaVision) 8K

The carbon fiber Weapon camera body remains the same but the new MONSTRO sensor is one of RED’s most complex inventions yet. The MONSTRO provides improved image quality, with greater dynamic range and increased shadow detail along with higher ISOs with lower noise than the last model.   The 35.4 Megapixel CMOS Sensor comes with […]

January 11th, 2019 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, New Equipment

Arri Alexa LF

ARRI’s new large-format camera system features a sensor slightly larger than full frame. The ALEXA LF camera records native 4.5K with ARRI’s best overall image quality. This allows filmmakers to explore the dynamic large-format aesthetic while retaining the sensor’s natural colorimetry, pleasing skin tones and stunning capability for HDR workflows. The camera body, lens mount […]

January 9th, 2019 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, New Equipment

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, 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