AngéBlog

The blog by Angénieux

2022/01/21

Optimo Prime series: Capturing the Essence of the Classic Angénieux Glass

Jay Huang, cinematography team leader of production/rental house To Go Film Company, tells our partner Jebsen why the Optimo Prime Series are proving to be a must-have production tool. 

2021/12/10

Angénieux EZ Lens: The Journey from S35 to Full Frame Format

Recently, our partner Jebsen had the honour to interview veteran DoP Yu Hua. A Director, Documentary Producer, and a long-time contract DoP of the National Geographic Society, Yu was also the official DoP for the Olympic Games in Sydney and Athens, and the aerial cinematographer for the Disney documentary film “Ature African Cats”. His work had taken him into the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau 43 times, filming the National Geographic documentary ” Roof of the World”.

2021/12/07

Cinema Students from La Fémis at energa Camerimage 2021

 

The Energa Camerimage in Torun, Poland, is The annual rendez-vous of the International community of Directors of Photography. Every year, students from Film Schools also join the 9-day event to have the opportunity to meet their peers, attend masterclasses, round tables, discover the latest cinema technology and watch the movie selection. Students from La Femis, the prestigious French school, attended the 2021 edition, in collaboration with Angénieux. After experiencing the most of everything the festival had to offer, they are very keen to share with us their impressions as the next generation of DPs.

2021/12/06

NEW DOCUMENTARY STARRING Will SMITH : CINEMATOGRAPHER MCGINTY TALKS ABOUT THE TYPE EZ

Brendan McGinty is an award-winning British cinematographer. He opened up about his experience working with the Type EZ. Welcome to Earth is a brand-new documentary that stars Will Smith as he travels around the earth to explore its greatest treasures. 

2021/11/10

Angénieux EZ Lenses: A Definite Choice for Handheld

Recently, the web series “The Imperial Coroner” stood out from its many rivals, winning recognition of the audience by the sophistication in production and film-like image quality, despite the absence of celebrities with huge fan bases and large-scale promotion campaigns.

2021/09/27

Angénieux EZ Lenses Help Capture the Essence of Period Drama

Capturing the history, iconic and ordinary people from different angles, drama series “Big Waves Washing the Sand” presents the history of the Chinese Communist Party over the past century.

2021/06/25

AGNÈS GODARD'S PERSPECTIVE AS A DOP

This year Agnès Godard will receive the Pierre Angénieux Tribute surrounded by her artistic delegation at the Cannes Film Festival. Ahead of the prestigious evening, this extraordinarily talented director of photography shares her passion for cinema lenses and particular love story with Angénieux

EVENT COMMUNITY 2021/06/24

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2021 - AN OUTLOOK

This past year was like a box of chocolates — we never knew what we were going to get. In this post, Emmanuel Sprauel, president of Angénieux, reflects on this uncertainty and how it impacted the film industry and our company. Now looking forward with renewed positivity to the Cannes Film Festival as official partners for the 8th consecutive year, we know 2 things we will certainly get: the full Optimo Prime Series and the celebration of Agnès Godard at the Pierre Angénieux Tribute ceremony.

2021/06/21

Owner-Operator Zhang Qifeng Goes Full-frame with Angénieux EZ

As part of our Angénieux EZ series, we interviewed Zhang Qifeng from Dalian China, a film and television practitioner who has been in the industry for close to two decades. Zhang tells us what made him choosing EZs as his work horse lenses on various projects.

Can you tell us about your experience and your main film genre?

HISTORY 2021/05/27

Legend Recreated with Angénieux Optimo Prime lenses

After more than two months of shooting, the movie "Red Boat" (also known as “Hong Chuan” in China), which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, has successfully completed the shooting in Chedun, Shanghai. JCineCast interviewed the Director of Photography, Arden Tse, to share his insights on the behind-the-scenes of the film.

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