Optics

PVintage® Prime Lenses

PVintage® Primes

Based on the award winning Panavision Ultra Speed Prime lenses, the PVintage Series delivers superior mechanical performance while retaining their characteristically smooth organic imagery. And we didn’t just make these “look like” vintage glass; the PVintage series uses true vintage glass from actual Ultra Speed Prime lenses, re-housed in modern mechanics to be more user friendly.

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Canon Spherical

Canon Spherical

Panavision® provides a wide range of non-Panavision optics such as Cooke S4/i, Zeiss Master and Ultra Primes, and Angenieux Optimo zooms. Our inventory also features some earlier generation optics such as Baltars and Kowas.

Canon K-35

Canon’s answer to the Zeiss Super Speeds, these cinema lenses have proved a popular choice for their small profile, fast speeds and softer look and feel.

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Cooke Spherical

Cooke Lenses

Panavision® provides a wide range of non-Panavision optics such as Cooke S4/i, Zeiss Master and Ultra Primes, and Angenieux Optimo zooms. Our inventory also features some earlier generation optics such as Baltars and Kowas.

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System 65 Lenses

Intrinsic characteristics

•    Modern coatings make the lenses less susceptible to flare and glare
•    Organic focus roll off
•    Fitted with modern mechanics

Artistic traits

•    The established “classic” 65mm look 
•    Rounded bokeh
•    Pleasing flesh tones
•    Warm, contouring look
  
Feature Films:  Far and Away, The Master, Doctor Strange

SYSTEM 65 lenses are compatible with both film and digital cameras fitted with a PV 65 mount.   
 

 

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Sphero 65 Lenses

With subtle aberrations and rounded out-of-focus properties, the Panavision Sphero 65 lenses offer distinct attributes that separate them from more clinical large format lenses. Moderate focus roll-off and blended layers of contrast allow the lenses to capture pleasing flesh tones and a soft, classic overall look. The lens series has been updated with modern mechanics, as well as specialty coatings to make them less susceptible to flare and glare. Sphero 65 lenses are compatible with both film and digital cameras fitted with a PV 65 mount.

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System 65 Lenses

Designed for the 65mm film format, Panavision System 65 lenses deliver the established “classic” look to modern day, large format cameras. System 65 lenses offer a warm, contouring look that creates pleasing flesh tones. With organic focus roll off and rounded bokeh, the System 65 lenses offer high resolution without compromising on artistic qualities. System 65 lenses are compatible with both film and digital cameras fitted with a PV 65 mount.   ​

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Super Panavision 70 Lenses

Super Panavision 70 lenses are true vintage optics. From Lawrence of Arabia to the more recent Live by Night and Assasin’s Creed, the Super Panavision 70s have left a distinctive mark on cinematic history. The lenses deliver more radiant flaring characteristics than their modern counterparts, with smooth texture, distinct focus roll off, and low contrast. The uniquely contoured bokeh makes the lenses particularly identifiable. Super Panavision 70 lenses are compatible with both film and digital cameras fitted with a Panavision 65 mount.

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Auto Panatar

The Auto Panatar offers a soft, glamorous, classic-looking image with a 1.3x anamorphic squeeze ratio. The exceptional resume of the Auto Panatar includes The Hateful EightRogue One: A Star Wars Story, Raintree County, Ben-Hur, Mutiny on the Bounty, and The Greatest Story Ever Told. The internal cylindrical components accentuate the anamorphic look much more than spherical mechanisms and produce brilliant flares. The Auto Panatar lenses feature a distinctive, manipulated elliptical bokeh, vertical defocus, and organic focus roll off.

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Anamorphic Zooms

Anamorphic Zooms

Front Anamorphic Zooms - AWZ2 and ATZ

With the introduction of the Anamorphic Wide-Angle Zoom (the AWZ2) and Anamorphic Telephoto Zoom (the ATZ), Panavision® sent a clear signal of commitment to the next generation of anamorphic technology. These lenses represent a new standard of high-performance, compact anamorphic optics.

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C Series Anamorphic Prime Lenses

C Series Anamorphic Prime Lenses

The Panavision® C Series Anamorphic Primes have been the go-to choice since 1968 for artists needing a compact and lightweight anamorphic lens.

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