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  • Academy Award Winning Lenses

    Handcrafted in England since 1894, Cooke lenses have been trusted and favoured by cinematographers for over a century for their unparalleled fusion of sharpness, tonal warmth and depth.

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    Discover more about the coveted Cooke Look, its distinct yet subtle rendering and the heritage, innovation and craft behind it.

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    Browse interviews with world-renowned cinematographers, our Shot On Cooke showcase and a library of the Cooke back catalogue.

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  • A Vsion For The Future

    Created by Cooke for the film industry, /i Technology provides valuable lens data for each frame shot, streamlining production and post and eliminating the need for guesswork.

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      • No Loss, No Gain
      • Director of Photography: Kate Steinhebel & John Sedlack

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29 September 2022
A Near Real-Time workflow brings together key advancements in lens calibration, machine learning and real-time rendering to deliver higher quality composites of what was just shot to the filmmakers, in a matter of minutes.
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22 September 2022
Three sets of Cooke Optics Anamorphic/i S35 Prime Lenses Adds to the Desert Isolation and Immersive Storytelling of End of the Road
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15 September 2022
Cooke Optics S7/i Full Frame Lenses Add to the Emotional Appeal and Popularity of Netflix’s Purple Hearts
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28 July 2022
PBS Food’s Original Fare Gets a New Look with the Cooke Varotal/i FF Zoom Lens
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9 June 2022
Terre Di Cinema CineCampus workshop 10 - 24 September in Sicily
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11 May 2022
Cooke Brings a New Look to the Star Trek Universe with Anamorphic/i Full Frame Plus Special Flare Lenses
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5 May 2022
Film and Digital Times in depth article on the new S8/i
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4 May 2022
Cooke Optics launches S8/i FF spherical lenses for full frame production
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4 May 2022
Cooke adds to Full Frame family with two Varotal/i FF zoom lenses and Panchro/i Classic FF range
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7 April 2022
The Gilded Age, Julian Fellowes new period drama for HBO Max, lensed with Cooke Spherical and Anamorphic/i prime lenses.
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7 April 2022
The Cooke Look® shines through for Nine Bullets with Anamorphic/i prime lenses. DP Byron Werner elevates a small budget film with a big budget feel.
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7 April 2022
Cooke Panchro/i Classics bring the Cooke Look® to King of Boys: The Return of the King.
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