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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

New Lens: Canon CN-E30-105mm T2.8 LS

The Canon CN-E30-105mm EF Mount Zoom Lens is engineered to offer superb 4K optical performance for demanding high-end productions, meeting and exceeding industry standards. The CN-E30-105mm T2.8 LS lens has markings on angled surfaces on and both sides of the barrel, making it easy to read settings from behind, or from either side of the […]

August 7th, 2013 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, New Equipment, Reviews

Cineped Workshop Video

Cliff Charles, CEO of The People’s DP and  creator of http://www.tpdp.tv/ the online magazine on “the art, business and politics of image making” interviewed Charles Kim, the inventor of the Cineped here at HandHeld Films a couple of weeks ago. Cliff Charles writes that the Cineped “is a tool that provides endless creative possibilities and opens up camera operating […]

May 10th, 2011 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Events, New Equipment, Reviews

New Camera: Sony F3

We expanded our stock of digital high-end camera by acquiring 4 Sony PMW F3! It includes an Exmor™ Super 35 CMOS image sensor, PL lens mount, and SxS card for 1920 x 1080 full-HD recording. The PMW-F3 features future expandability, including RGB 4:4:4 baseband output with S-LOG gamma for external recording which means it can be […]

May 10th, 2011 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, New Equipment, Reviews

SxS Playback and Audio Capabilty: Arri Alexa Firmware 3.0 Update is Here!

Arri has just released their latest update for the Alexa camera that further ensures its prowess as a major player in the digital arena, version 3.0.  That’s right, Alexa is only getting started, and this update is one for us cinephiles to get excited about. The most noticeable upgrades to the system are function settings, […]

February 15th, 2011 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, New Equipment, Reviews

The Cineped Slider is coming to HandHeld!

Yesterday was very exciting for us as we got to play with the latest version of the Cineped Slider! Charlie Kim, the mastermind behind the system came by the shop and kindly demo-ed his baby for us. With its light blue and gray intergalactic look the slider has a modern and fun touch, we were […]

February 10th, 2011 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, New Equipment, Reviews