Orion Series lenses deliver the striking beauty of painterly waterfall bokeh, disproportionate breathing, and signature but controlled flare. These optical characteristics are now available as part of your cinematic storytelling toolkit with a mechanical functionality that won’t leave you feeling confounded by compromise.
Orion Series Anamorphic Lenses are built to be a universal filmmaking tool – ready for the latest Digital Cinema PL mount cameras like Arri Alexa or Red DSMC2, Canon Mount Cinema Cameras like the C300, or adapted Sony E Mount or Micro 4/3 cameras, and are even designed to accommodate the rotating mirror shutter of 35mm Motion Picture Film Cameras following Arri PL Flange requirements. Whether your project requires you to shoot digital or film, the 65mm T2 has the coverage you need and boasts a larger than S35mm Image Circle.
An Interchangeable Mount System means you can use Orion Series Anamorphic lenses on any PL Mount camera one day, and any compatible EF, E-mount, or Micro 4/3 camera with appropriate adapters for your next shoot or second unit. Focus has a deep 270° travel rotation. Cine pitch 0.8 mod gearing on both iris and Focus ring are spaced to allow simultaneous drive control, even when two motors are mounted on the same side of the lens.
The announcement of our Orion Series Anamorphic Prime lenses during NAB 2017 was the culmination of years of research, development, and exploration by a group of Scientists, Designers and Cinematographers to make High Quality anamorphic filmmaking more accessible for a new generation of image makers.
With the availability of newer digital sensors from major camera manufacturers capable of Full Height anamorphic formats, we think it is only fitting that we make available a greater range of lens choices for the discerning cinematographer.