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AbelCine Spring Tech Showcase NY

The AbelCine Spring Tech Showcase, at their Industry City, Brooklyn location took place on Saturday, May 21. It was an enjoyable, focused, not-massive, local event — a full day of exhibits by the major camera, lens and lighting manufacturers, panel discussions and tech sessions. It was the premiere of the new BLACKWING7 amber skin lens variant from TRIBE7. Jay Holben was there, signing his definitive and encyclopedic The Cine Lens Manual. Canon showed their new T2.4 Flex Full Frame zooms. Tim Smith showed how seamless and simple it was to customize Angenieux Optimo Primes with their swappable internal element, swappable irises, front and rear filters. Motion Impossible’s remote controlled, modular, motorized Agito dolly  glided through the halls, navigated by Ben Dair, Chief Product Officer. read more…

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Blackwing7 News on 7/7

There’s something special about the number 7.

Tribe7, makers of Full Frame, tunable Blackwing7 lenses are especially attuned to sevens. Initially, there were seven focal lengths, each ending in a seven: 27, 37, 47, 57, 77, 107 and 137 mm. An additional focal length, 20.7mm, has been introduced.

And so, on 7/7 of this year, Tribe7 announces that Blackwing7 lenses will be distributed exclusively in North America by AbelCine. The news follows on the heels of TRIBE7 announcements that Second Reef GmbH is the exclusive distributor of the Blackwing7 lenses in Europe. And, CVP is the exclusive distributor in the UK. read more…

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Tribe7 plus One: Alexander Schwarz

After more than fifteen years as Senior Director of Worldwide Key Accounts at Vantage Film, ASC Associate Member Alexander Schwarz has decided to move on. Effective June 1, 2019, he has been directing worldwide sales strategy and business development activities at Tribe7 — the technology start-up founded by Bradford Young, ASC and Neil Fanthom. Tribe7’s first venture is with the new Blackwing7 lens system – a highly creative, tuneable range of cine optics for large format image capture. read more…

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BLACKWING7 from Tribe7

Tuneable optics. Seven focal lengths in the initial set. A choice of 3 looks. Custom tuning by design and by appointment.

BLACKWING7 prime lenses will be available to order exclusively from TRIBE7 beginning March 2019, with production deliveries starting in Summer 2019. Additional focal lengths—including wide angle, macro, close focus and faster T-stop versions—will be developed during late 2019 and ship in 2020. read more…

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