Category Archives: Leica Cinema Lenses

New Leica M 0.8 cinema lenses announced

The previously rumored new line of Leica M cinema lenses are now officially announced by CW Sonderoptic. Here are the details:

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New line of Leica M cinema lenses to be announced this week?

If you are following LeicaRumors, you probably remember my post from two months ago about Leica rumored to announce a new line of M cinema lenses. Well, the next issue of FDtimes has an interesting title in their upcoming issue called “Leica M 0.8 Primes“: Update: the 0.8 is the gear pitch of the M-Mount cine […]

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Leica rumored to announce a new line of M cinema lenses

For Photokina in September Leica is rumored to announce new line of M cinema lenses (with cine housing/gears). The first set of lenses will be all Summilux versions (f/1.4). Based on this rumor we can speculate that the next M camera will have some serious video upgrades. Expect to see more video workshops offered by […]

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Two new Leica cinema lenses announced at the 2016 NAB show

At the 2016 NAB show CW Sonderoptic announced two new Leica Summicron-C cinema lenses: 40mm T2.0 and 15mm T2.0. Additional information:

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Significant price reduction on Leica Summicron-C cinema lenses

This just in from BandPro – significant price reduction on Leica Summicron-C cinema lenses:  

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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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