Bending the Light Released on Vimeo

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 11:03 -- Nick Dager

Vimeo and Canon are partnering to release the feature-length documentary Bending the Light, directed by veteran filmmaker Michael Apted (the Up Series, Gorillas in the Mist, The World is Not Enough). Bending the Light, a celebration of the craft of visual imaging, explores the relationship between the artisans who create camera lenses and the professionals who depend on their lenses to capture their creative visions.

Arri Introduces Master Anamorphic Flare Sets

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:07 -- Nick Dager

Arri has introduced new Arri Master Anamorphic Flare Sets that the company says are highly versatile and economical accessories for the Arri/Zeiss Master Anamorphic lens series. Each of the seven Master Anamorphic focal lengths has its own specific flare set, comprising easily replaceable front and rear glass elements that can be used individually or in combination to provide the lens with three additional looks for enriched on-set creativity.

Magical Glass: Part 5, ARRI

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 13:06 -- Nick Dager

Even by itself a professional motion picture lens feels magical. Each one represents the painstaking work of many dedicated people who put their hearts and souls into the creation of a precision blend of metal and other materials encasing carefully polished glass. For nearly a century, ARRI has been putting quality tools into the hands of filmmakers, including cameras, lights and lenses. The company proudly claims to bet the largest manufacturer of motion picture equipment in the world. And the case can be made – with its groundbreaking ALEXA and other cameras – that no legacy film company has made the transition to the digital era better than ARRI.



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