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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

New Items – Anamorphic Glass, Super Baltar, Briese Lights

We are only a few weeks away from receiving our first set of Cooke Anamorphic/i lenses and our inventory still seems to expand quicker than ever. We have just recently welcomed our first Angenieux Optimo Anamorphic 56-152mm to our Anamorphic Club as well as adding another set of Cooke Panchros and a set of Super […]

August 24th, 2014 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events, G&E, New Equipment

New Camera: RED Epic-M Dragon!

We are very excited to have just received our first RED Epic-M with its new “Dragon” sensor. The newly released and much talked about sensor delivers on its promises with bold new features: 6K resolution, 16.5 stops of dynamic range and RED’s new color science. The redesigned brain in carbon-fiber and its accompanying magnesium PL […]

June 27th, 2014 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, New Equipment

New “Look” Cooke Anamorphic – New York Test

Earlier this month, Hand Held Films hosted the New York leg of a test for the new Cooke Anamorphic lenses. We were extremely happy to collaborate with Jon Fauer on his upcoming article in the Film and Digital Times on the new Anamoprhic Cooke lenses. The idea of the short film “Look” born out of […]

March 30th, 2014 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events

Hand Held on Hand Held : Construction

Take a minute to watch the first installment of “Hand Held on Hand Held” to see how our new home is shaping up!  

December 10th, 2013 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Events, Video

New Lenses: Arri/Fujinon Alura Lightweight Zooms

We are delighted to add to our high-end inventory of 35mm zooms the new Alura Lightweight Zooms 15.5-45mm T2.8 and  30-80mm T2.6. Born from the collaboration between Fujinon and ARRI, these new zooms both share the unique characteristics that have made the existing Alura studio zooms (18-80/T2.6 and 45-250/T2.6) favorites among professionals: the highest optical […]

November 6th, 2013 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events, New Equipment, Reviews

New Lenses: Leica Summilux-C T1.4

Hand Held Films is proud to offer the groundbreaking new line of PL mount prime lenses by Leica, the Summilux-C™ . These gorgeous high-end lenses feature a unique multi-aspheric design and high-precision cine lens mechanics to provide unmatched flat field illumination across the entire 35mm frame and suppression of color fringing in the farthest corners […]

November 6th, 2013 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events, New Equipment, Reviews

For Sale: Arri 435 ES Package

We are selling a full Arriflex  435 ES Camera package including the camera body, viewfinder, magazines etc. The camera present some wear and tear, but is in excellent working condition. Please note that all our equipment is sold “as-is”. Any prospective buyer is warmly welcomed to come by the shop, do a registration test and […]

November 6th, 2013 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, For Sale

For Sale: Arri 535 Package

We are selling a full Arriflex 535 Camera package including the camera body, viewfinder, magazines etc. The camera present some wear and tear, but is in good working condition. Please note that all our equipment is sold “as-is”. Any prospective buyer is warmly welcomed to come by the shop, do a registration test and thoroughly […]

November 6th, 2013 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, For Sale

Chase Mission Main Street Grant: Vote for us!

Friends and colleagues! Take a minute to support our company and vote for us in the Chase Mission Main Street Grants! The Chase Mission Main Street Grant is one of Chase multiple programs geared towards promoting and growing small businesses. Chase is committed to growing small businesses like yours. We’ve made it our mission to […]

November 5th, 2013 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Video