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Stay up to date on the latest lenses, cameras and cinematic techniques.
AVAILABLE NOW: The ARRI Alexa 35
The next industry-defining camera system is now available at CineMechanics. Meet the Alexa 35.
AVAILABLE NOW: Cooke S8/i Full Frame Primes
The long-awaited line of compact Cooke primes for the large-format age. Available now in rentals at CineMechanics.
AVAILABLE NOW: Sony Venice 2 8K Camera
Sony’s new flagship cinema camera, coming soon to CMI camera rentals.
AVAILABLE NOW: Arri Hi-5 Hand Unit
A closer look at Arri's next-gen handheld camera & lens control unit.
E-Mount Lenses at Cinemechanics
Primes, zooms, and even an anamorphic cine lens for E-Mount cameras.
Quick Guide: Dutch Angle Tools
A brief intro to our specialty tools for Dutch angle shots and compositions.
NEW: TRIBE 7 Blackwing7 Primes
After much anticipation, the highly coveted Blackwing Primes are here.
The Super Wide Low Angle Prism
A simple, yet effective tool for extreme low or high-angle shots.
Meet the Teradek Bolt 4K
With all of the great technological strides in Teradek’s 4th Gen lineup, 4K wireless video is only the cherry on top.
An Intro to the Skater Scope
A highly versatile multi-directional lens system from our friends at P&S Technik.
Plan Better Cinematic Shots with the Sigma fp
The Sigma fp Director’s Viewfinder is a “viewfinder for the 21st century.”
Lens Review - Leica Noctilux
The TLS rehoused Leica Noctilux F/0.95 is a photo lens rehoused for cinema. Focus Pullers beware!