Category Archives: Leica Cinema Lenses

Leica SL camera 4K video test at Panavision

Cinoflex tested the video capabilities of the new Leica SL camera and contacted me to share their findings:

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Additional information on the rumored new Leica Noctilux lenses

Some additional information/rumors on the new Leica Noctilux lenses I initially reported last week: Leica Noctilux M 50mm f/0.95 lens update: improved image quality over the current Noctilux, Apochromatic lens, new coatings, updated lens design The 35mm f/0.95 lens design is lighter than the 50mm Noctilux The 35mm f/0.70 lens design will be for industrial, military and […]

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The Oskar winner movie “Birdman” was shot with Leica C lenses

The Oskar winner movie “Birdman” was shot with Leica C lenses: On the night of 22th February, 2015 the 87th Annual Academy Awards® took place in Los Angeles. One of the big winners was the Film Birdman with four Oscar Awards. The film was shot through CW Sonderoptic’s Leica Summilux C-Lenses, which already had won […]

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Leica Summilux-C lenses received the Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Just received this press release from Leica Camera – the development team off the Leica Summilux-C line of cinema lenses has been honored with the Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: Development Team of the Leica Summilux-C Lenses Receives the Scientific and Engineering Award® The development team at CW […]

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Band Pro named international preferred reseller of Leica Summicron-C cinema lenses

Band Pro was named as the international preferred reseller of Leica Summicron-C cinema lenses:

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Leica Summicron-C cinema lenses now shipping

From 16x9inc.com – the Leica Summicron-C cinema lenses are now shipping: 16×9 Inc., distributor of professional film and digital products, is proud to bring you the Leica Summicron-C lenses. Following the overwhelming success of the Leica Summilux-C lenses, the Summicron-C lenses deliver exceptional engineering and unsurpassed craftsmanship to the world of cinematography. The Leica Summicron-C family offers six […]

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New: Six Leica Summicron C cinema lenses

In addition to the Leica Summilux C line, there is a new Summicron C line (T2.0) of cinema lenses that consists of six new prime lenses: 18, 25, 35, 50, 75 and 100 mm. Four additional models (21, 29, 40, and 135 mm) are expected to be announced soon. Compared to the Summlix versions, the Summicron lenses are […]

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