IBC 2016: Cooke Optics New Anamorphic/i Zoom lens

Cooke Optics has announced they will have their new 35-140mm zoom lens available to demo at IBC 2016 in Stand 12.D10.
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Described as a “true, front anamorphic with oval bokeh throughout zoom and focus with patented optical zoom” the new Cooke 35-140mm has the following features:

  • True, front anamorphic oval bokeh
  • Holds bokeh through optical zoom and focus
  • 4x zoom ratio and 2x Anamorphic squeeze
  • Features T3.1-22 aperture
  • Color and depth of field characteristics matched to the existing Anamorphic/i primes

Cooke will be releasing more information on the new 35-140mm zoom closer to IBC, but for more information see the press release below, as well as visit
We also recently spoke with Cooke Optics chairman Les Zellan about Cooke’s long history in the film and television industry. You can find that interview here: Cooke Optics’ Chairman Les Zellan On Cooke’s Storied Film History

Cooke Optics Displays New Anamorphic/i Zoom lens at IBC 2016

– Anamorphic/i, 5/i, S4/i and miniS4/i lens ranges on display –

Leicester, UK – July 11, 2016 – Cooke Optics, the multi-award winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, will demonstrate the new 35-140mm zoom at IBC 2016, alongside a variety of Anamorphic/i, 5/i, S4/i and miniS4/i lenses on Stand 12.D10.
The Cooke 35-140mm Anamorphic/i zoom is a true, front anamorphic with oval bokeh throughout zoom and focus with patented optical zoom. The new lens benefits from a unique combination of attributes allowing shooting from very wide angle to telephoto with a 4x zoom ratio and 2x Anamorphic squeeze. It features T3.1-22 aperture and anamorphic oval bokeh, and the colour and depth of field characteristics are matched to the existing Anamorphic/i primes.
Cooke’s acclaimed Anamorphic/i lenses have been used to shoot a range of features and TV commercials including Pete’s Dragon, L’Odysée, Jungle, El Clan, Un Homme Ideal, Spectral, Sinister 2, the Coke Super Bowl spot, the Canadian Distillery Odd Society ‘Nothing Odd Here’ commercial and Red Bull’s Chain Reaction film.
Cooke Optics TV web channel will also be promoted at IBC. The free-to- view channel features informative interviews from high profile cinematographers across the industry including Ed Lachman, John Mathieson and Sean Bobbitt.
More news will be announced closer to the time of the show.

Written by Jake Fruia

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