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Do I need to say more? ๐Ÿ™Œ The Bolex Paillard H16 REX Reflex (RX), a professional 16mm film camera made in Switzerland in 1961, is now available at Camalot Amsterdam!

Find out, in the following article, why Dutch Cinematographer Melle van Essen, NSC and his 1AC, Chiel van Dongen decided to use Optimo Ultra 12x lenses on a ''closed-door'' set. From our friends at Angenieux Lenses: https://blog.angenieux.com/two-optimo-ultra-12xs-invited-to-a-special-dinner

In addition to the Sony FX6 and the FX9 we just added the Sony FX3 Full Frame Camera to our collection. A small and compact camera, which is ideal if you are a solo shooter or want to shoot handheld. Want to make sure this camera is the right one for your shoot? Call our office or just send us a message! Productpage -> bit.ly/3wBDlxP

Did you watch Ferry this weekend? A Netflix Original exploring the events before Undercover. Supported by our colleagues at Camalot Belgiรซ for De Mensen. ๐ŸŽฅ Shot by Menno Mans on the Sony Venice and ARRI Master Anamorphics!

De Oost directed by Jim Taihuttu, is out now on Amazon Prime! ๐Ÿฟ Synopsis below! ๐Ÿ‘‡ We are very proud to have supported this important and impressive film. Produced by New Amsterdam Film Company. Shot by Lennart Verstegen on location in Indonesia with our Alexa Mini and ServiceVision Anamorphics. ---- About De Oost: During the Indonesian War of Independence, a young Dutch recruit joins an elite army squad led by a man known as โ€œThe Turk.โ€ As the fight against freedom fighters becomes increasingly brutal under the helm of the infamous captain, the recruit is forced to reconsider his beliefs to the point of complete disillusionment.

New in our store! Handmade apple boxes! ๐Ÿ™

Last Saturday DI-RECT and the Residentie Orkest performed in the AFAS Circustheater in Scheveningen. Great that we were able to be part of this again! ๐Ÿ™Œ ๐Ÿ“ธ by Nathan Reinds!

The IndieASSIST 416 is a new HD video assist for the ARRIFLEX 416 Plus film camera. It provides exceptional image quality for everyone on set, allowing them to judge images far better than before. The system is mounted on the ARRIFLEX and is also powered internally from the camera. Send us a message if you want to know more! โ˜๏ธ

The Fujinon Premista lens family is now complete! ๐Ÿ™ For more information about this new lens (the 19-45mm) please check out our website -> bit.ly/2Rmv6q9

''Kurt Weill: The Seven Deadly Sins'' was live streamed last week on the Opera Forward Festival and the website of the Dutch National Opera. It's great to see how these online performances are getting better and better! We provided all the essential equipment for this performance, including the Sony PMW-F55, Atlas Orion Anamorphic lenses and the Ereca CAM RACER for the Multicam. Thanks to De Nationale Opera - Dutch National Opera, Sanne Peper, Marc de Meijer, Gregor Meerman, Josje van Erkel and Ola Mafaalani!

We are very excited to announce another superb addition to our pool of film cameras, the Aaton Digital PENELOPE! In excellent condition, this camera is silent, lightweight, easy to use handheld and offers sync-sound and, crucially in this digital age, a timecode option. Thanks to the possibility of switching between 3-perf and 2-perf, this is a great affordable option if you would like to shoot on 35mm. Check out our product page [bit.ly/3bRUqvZ] for more info. If youโ€™d like to familiarize yourself with shooting on 35mm (or 16mm) cameras we offer a great and comprehensive workshop as well. For more information, check out [bit.ly/2OHHEHt]!

Check out the official teaser of Ferry. Soon available on Netflix! Shot on the Sony Venice with ARRI Master Anamorphic lenses (from Camalot Belgiรซ)!๐Ÿฟ ๐ŸŽฅ by Menno Mans

Last Friday DI-RECT performed in the Omniversum in The Hague. They played on a stage with specially made visuals that were projected on a 180ยบ screen. Shot on multiple cameras. With provided 3 (lightweight handheld) Sony FX6's with Sigma Cine Prime lenses. Photos by Nathan Reinds. Special thanks to Tim van der Zalm, Joost Laarakker and DI-RECT!

Our latest tool is the TRACIS Lens Scanner, which uses state-of-the-art machine vision to inspect the surfaces of our lenses in incredible high resolution. The Scanner allows us to track every element inside the lens and even the outside housing, over the lifetime of the lens, providing our clients and ourselves with an impartial and certified assessment. Thanks to powerful cloud computing, a scan takes just a minute to complete and registers any and all scratches, hairs, dust and fingerprints before a job. After returning from a shoot, the Scanner can highlight any changes to the state of the lens, eliminating judgement calls and difficult conversations. Check out tracis.io for more information!

Welcome, Sony FX6! This is why he is awesome: - 4K 10.2 Full-Frame sensor. - Compact and lightweight body design for on-the-go shooting. - Ultra-high sensitivity with ISO expandable up to 409,600. - 15+ stops of dynamic range. - S-Cinetone look profile, also used in FX9. - Recording up to 4K 120p / HD 240p, 10-bit 4:2:2 color depth in full-frame. - Support for up to 12G-SDI and 4K at up to 60p 16-bit SDI RAW output. - Compatible with E and PL mount lenses. โฉ Check out this camera on our website -> bit.ly/2XAbOgw

Merry Christmas & we wish you all the best for the new year! ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ† - ADJUSTED OPENING HOURS - DECEMBER 21 - JANUARY 8: 09:00 - 17:00 DECEMBER 24: 09:00 - 16:00 DECEMBER 25: CLOSED DECEMBER 31: 09:00 - 16:00 JANUARY 1: CLOSED We will let you know if we will be going back to our regular opening hours after the 8th of January. Stay safe! And if you have any questions about coming to our office, please send us a message or call us.

Starting from the 15th of December, the Dutch government has announced updated Covid-19 regulations that will stay into effect until the 19th of January. We have updated our current guidelines for visiting our office: -In order to limit our capacity, visits will be strictly on appointment only, please call or e-mail ahead before stopping by; -A face mask is compulsory inside our entire office; -One person per testbay is strictly enforced, no exceptions; -Do not visit our office when you have (even limited) symptoms of illness, but stay home; -Our kitchen is closed; -And of course, please keep 1.5m distance at all time and disinfect your hands before entering the office (and as often as you can during the day) If you have any questions about coming to the office, your shoot during the lockdown, or anything else, please call our office or send us an email!

Let us introduce to you to the lens coverage and camera comparison tool created by CVP. This tool is a database to quickly show how different lenses will cover different camera - or to compare coverage of different cameras using the same lens. Check it out here! ๐Ÿ‘‡ If you have any suggestions or improvements to note, please let us know. The tool is always developing!

We are honoured and excited to be the first European rental house to have received the Angenieux Optimo Primes. At the moment the set consists of 6 lenses and they are all designed to be incredibly compact and lightweight, all of them at a fast T1.8, with Optimo-class mechanics and feel that embodies the legendary Angenieux Lenses look. The lenses provide meta data (Cooke-I, LDS) and unique user-features such as replaceable iris blade unit, internal glass optical element and rear filter. Check out more specs on our website -> bit.ly/33zc0A5

In cinemas from the 17th of December! Shot on the ARRI Alexa Mini LF with Cinescope Leica-R and Angenieux Optimo Ultra 12x FF lenses. All by Camalot Belgiรซ! ๐ŸŽฅ